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  • Engineer Trevor Lujan studies ligaments.
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Division of Research and Economic Development

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Welcome. Boise State University is committed to fostering an environment where research and creative activity thrive. The Division of Research and Economic Development leads this effort. We provide comprehensive support for faculty during all phases of the research endeavor; manage the university’s intellectual property portfolio; facilitate relationships with industry for research and commercialization collaboration; and lead outreach aimed at fostering economic development in Boise and the region.


Oct 19 2017

Treasure Valley Survey Shows High Quality of Life, Concern About Opiates

Boise State University’s School of Public Service released the second annual Treasure Valley Surv...
Oct 19 2017

Open Call for All Boise State Student Artists

All Boise State students are invited to submit their original artwork that speaks to the process ...
Oct 17 2017

Vanessa Fry

Vanessa Fry Assistant Director Idaho Policy Institute School of Public Service Vanessa Fry presen...
Oct 17 2017

Photo of the Week — Oct. 17

Amemarlita Matos (front) works with Katie Temple, an Intermountain Bird Observatory (IBO) songbir...
Oct 16 2017

Oct. 18 Seminar with a Principal Research Scientist at Wikimedia

Boise State’s research community is invited to join Aaron Halfaker, a principal research scientis...

Video Highlight: Human-Environment Systems Science

Neil Carter with a sedated lion at Gorongosa National Park.The Human-Environment Systems Initiative is a National Science Foundation-supported program in “coupled human-environment systems” — systems in which natural and societal dynamics influence productivity and sustainability.

Team researchers work to understand and solve complex social, science and engineering questions and train a new generation of students to meet the challenges of the next century. The HES Initiative is a home for innovative approaches to research and education at the interface between society and the natural environment.