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

Callahan awarded NASA grant to investigate organic compounds in meteorites
Data-driven security research undergrad experience seeking student applicants
Elisa Barney discusses facial recognition technology on radio show
Research Computing Days 2020 call for posters

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

Join Boise State students Austin Davis, James Jarrett and Katie Care, and University of Puerto Rico student Paola Iglesias as they get hands-on experience conducting research with barn owls and burrowing owls as part of the REU in Raptor Research, led by professor Jim Belthoff.