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Research and Economic Development


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

Unlocking geochronology mysteries in the Grand Canyon
Celebrate science with the Virtual Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair
Register for virtual workshop: ‘Where Energy Policy and Research Meet’
‘Coronavirus closures could lead to a radical revolution in conservation’ writes Lunstrum and colleague

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.