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  • Owen McDougal, Ben Parker, Blaine Carter and Phil Johnson at BHS in Nampa.
  • 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.

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.



Dec 01 2016

Water Resources, Avalanche Detection, Oil Spills and More at Dec. 7 Bronco Zone

The campus community is invited to join professors HP Marshall and Alejandro Flores at the Bronco...
Nov 22 2016

Study Shows Climate Affecting Avian Breeding Habits

Milder winters have led to earlier growing seasons and noticeable effects on the breeding habits ...
Nov 22 2016

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Ph.D. Accepting Applications

The Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Ph.D. program at Boise State University is now accepting app...
Nov 21 2016

Where in the World? Chilean Volcanoes

Brittany Brand, assistant professor of geosciences, is currently in Chile studying deposits from ...
Nov 21 2016

Boise State Hosts Science Network Committee

Boise State University recently hosted the executive committee of the Rocky Mountains Cooperative...

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.