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  • Engineer Trevor Lujan studies ligaments.
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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.


Jun 22 2017

Bringing a 400-Year-Old Play to Boise

Edward “Mac” Test, an associate professor in the English Department, is packing his bags and head...
Jun 21 2017

Sign up Now for Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research

The ICUR, the first of its kind in the state of Idaho, will showcase the leading edge of undergra...
Jun 20 2017

Where in the World? Brazil

Brian Wampler, a political science professor at Boise State, spent three weeks in northeast Brazi...
Jun 14 2017

College of Education

College of Education Faculty, staff and graduate students Researchers from Boise State’s College ...
Jun 13 2017

Boise State Researchers Awarded IGEM Grant to Combat Potato Rot

In Idaho, potatoes are both a humble stereotype and a half-billion dollar crop. According to the ...

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.