Research and Economic Development

We Are Broncos

We are dedicated.

In the face of challenges, our commitment to research is a commitment to answering questions, empowering our community, and creating a better world.

At Boise State, our fearlessness drives us to ask ‘How will we lead the world today?’

We are tenacious.

We are Boise State.


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

National grant will fuel research on impact of exercise on stem cells
Online ‘Solve Climate by 2030’ event welcomes all to register
Magic of molecular beam epitaxy research may impact future of LEDs
Covid-19 frequently asked questions relating to research

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.