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Research and Economic Development

Research Restart: Stage 2

Boise State University has prepared an approach to returning to normal operations including research activities. Restart Research is currently in Stage 2. All university research must comply with the following requirements and guidelines related to COVID-19.

Learn more about Boise State's restart and lift-off plan


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 by providing comprehensive support for faculty during all phases of the research endeavor; managing the university’s intellectual property portfolio; facilitating relationships with industry for research and commercialization collaboration; and leading outreach aimed at fostering economic development in Boise and the region.

Research News

Capstone project leads to a career for engineering student
Woof, bark, wag: how to help pets transition as owners return to work after COVID-19
Geoscience researchers awarded two grants to investigate Idaho earthquake aftershocks
Nisha Bellinger co-authors ‘How the coronavirus increases terrorism threats in the developing world’

Explore Magazine

Explore, the research magazine of Boise State University, is published by the Division of Research and Economic Development with support from the Office of Communications and Marketing. Learn more about the university’s research, creative activities and scholarly endeavors and stories here.

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Research Adventures

Plenty of Boise State students enjoy winter weekends skiing or snowboarding for recreation. But when geoscience students Allison Vincent and Isis Brangers pull out their ski poles and ride the chairlift up Bogus Basin, they do it for science. Learn more about how Boise State faculty and students are supporting the large-scale initiative, NASA SnowEx.