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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.


Nov 13 2017

Eric Hayden Awarded NSF Grant to Study How Microbes Influence the Gut of Herbivores

Hayden is the recipient of a two-year, $130,772 grant administered by the National Science Founda...
Nov 07 2017

Participate in Boise State’s Fulbright Week Nov. 13-16

Boise State University graduate and undergraduate students with a passion for pursuing research, ...
Nov 03 2017

Boise State Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Demystify Metabolic Processes in Cells

Lisa Warner recently was awarded a two-year, $193,997 grant administered by the National Science ...
Nov 01 2017

Boise State Researchers to Further End-of-Life Care Communication Among Clinicians and Patients

Kim Martz, associate professor in Boise State’s School of Nursing, has been approved for a $25,00...
Oct 31 2017

Join The Conversation: New Partnership Will Introduce National Audiences to Boise State Faculty Research

This exciting new partnership will allow Boise State faculty to work one-on-one with Conversation...

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.