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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.


Aug 14 2017

Proteins Developed at Boise State Effectively Fight 58 Types of Tumors

The proteins, commonly known as Nullomers, are the shortest nucleotide or amino acids sequences a...
Aug 07 2017

Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research Flourishes at Boise State

Boise State University held the fourth annual Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR) o...
Aug 07 2017

Boise State Joins Federal Climate Science Center University Consortium

Boise State University is one of five new university partners in the U.S. Department of the Inter...
Aug 02 2017

Boise State Podcast: The Intersection of Art and Science

Professor Don Winiecki from the Department of Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning i...
Jul 12 2017

Geosciences Graduate Student Earns NASA Fellowship

Nayani Ilangakoon was selected as one of 69 graduate students (out of a pool of 385 nationally) f...

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.