Skip to Main Content
Mobile Menu
  • Cheryl Jorcyk, biology.
  • Athletic training student checks pupil reactions at Borah High School.
  • Engineer Trevor Lujan studies ligaments.
  • Biologist Kristen Mitchell in the lab.
  • Mwaliko Mberwa and Michal Martinez in the linguistics lab.
  • Engineering faculty Vishal Saxena.
  • Monitors with people pointing

Division of Research and Economic Development

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.


Mar 06 2018

Register for Boise State’s Research Computing Days Workshops

Registration is now open for several workshops being offered during Boise State’s Research Comput...
Mar 01 2018

Neil Carter

Neil Carter Assistant Professor College of Innovation and Design Neil Carter recently published a...
Feb 26 2018

Psychology Department Recruiting Families for Research Opportunities

Boise State University’s Department of Psychology is actively recruiting Boise-area families that...
Feb 21 2018

Michael Allen

Michael Allen Assistant Professor Department of Political Science School of Public Service Michae...
Feb 20 2018

New Study Shows Promise Turning Volcanic Sound Into Warning Signal for Eruptions

The study focused on Chile's Volcán Villarrica, an open-vent volcanic system with a funnel-like g...

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.