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Get Involved in Research

Through undergraduate research, Boise State students hone problem solving and critical thinking skills that will serve them for a lifetime, no matter the direction their career paths follow.

How to Get Started

Learn more about beginning your research journey at Boise State

Grant Opportunities

Learn more about grants offered by IFITS and OUR

Research Opportunities

Learn about Boise State undergraduate research experiences at Boise State

Summer Opportunities

Learn about available summer research opportunities

Scholar Communities

Learn more OUR communities of scholars

Why should I participate in undergraduate research?

Participation in research at Boise State will enhance your student experience. Benefits of conducting research include:

  1. Expanding understanding and knowledge of your academic field.
  2. Defining your academic, career, and personal interests.
  3. Establishing valuable connections with faculty.
  4. Gaining academic experiences that help expand your resume, such as presenting at research conferences, publishing, and working with a research team.
  5. Developing critical thinking, leadership, time management, and communication skills.
  6. Exploring research techniques.