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  • Cheryl Jorcyk, biology.
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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.



Jan 20 2017

Boise State Undergrad Named a Top 20 Aerospace Student

Jenni Domanowski has been recognized with a 20 Twenties award by Aviation Week and the American I...
Jan 20 2017

Save the Date for Research Computing Days Feb. 16-17

Save the date for Research Computing Days Feb. 16-17, two days of presentations and workshops dea...
Jan 19 2017

Three Boise State Teams to Compete for $1 Million Hult Prize

Boise State teams will compete in Dubai, London and Shanghai.
Jan 18 2017

Get a Free Scientific Computing Consultation and a Cookie

Research Computing is offering a new service to campus departments with scientific computing prob...
Jan 17 2017

Middle-Schoolers Compete to Build the Cities of Tomorrow

For a sneak peek at the cities of tomorrow, stop by Boise State University on Saturday, Jan. 21, ...

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.