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  • Cheryl Jorcyk, biology.
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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 26 2016

John Bradford’s Excellent Adventure as SEG President

Professor John Bradford logged about 180,000 frequent flier miles circumnavigating the globe as h...
Oct 25 2016

$2 Million Grant to Serve English Learners Across Rural Idaho

The program will help teacher-leaders become well-grounded in teaching strategies, theory and res...
Oct 24 2016

Upgrading an Element by Stretching It

Scientists may have finally figured out how to successfully place germanium under tensile strain ...
Oct 21 2016

SelectedWorks Unveils New Look and Tools

Check out SelectedWorks sites’ new look and powerful new tools to help researchers demonstrate th...
Oct 21 2016

Robert C. Sims Collection Now Open for Research

Sims' life’s work and passion was researching, documenting, writing and lecturing about life in t...

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.