Featured Research

Research at the University of Idaho takes undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty all around the world in the pursuit of knowledge. Whether examining photos taken by a NASA satellite of an exotic moon hundreds of millions of miles away or studying a volcano in the Galapagos Islands during a rare eruption, interesting and fun science is only a classroom away. Take some time and explore some of the most unique and inspiring research projects underway at the University of Idaho today.
A green Anole on a log.
Research Reveals Rapid Evolution
UI professor uses DNA-sequencing tools to understand how Florida anoles adapted quickly to invading species
» Read about the green anoles adaption
climate change scientists' base camp in Asia
A High View of Climate Change
UI geography researchers contribute to international studies of climate change
» Learn More about U of I researchers contributions to the study of climate change
Doceo learning center
Teaching for the Future
To prepare current and future teachers for a world of wired classrooms, the University of Idaho has opened the Doceõ Center for Innovation + Learning
» Learn more about the Doceo Center
Landing a Masterpiece
Artist, UI biologist and statewide community join to help native fishes live on as paper sculptures
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Helix image from the STEM computer
Terabytes of Power
New UI Supercomputer Spits Out Solutions To Problems Previously Too Big to Tackle
» Learn more about the University of Idaho's new supercomputer
Helping Native Species Thrive
Find out why Christopher Caudill and a team of researchers from CNR are watching the passage of lamprey through the Lower Columbia dam system.
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Coring Site 4, deploying underwater camera
Investigating Aggressive Algae
Idaho EPSCoR researchers study toxic algae bloom conditions at popular north Idaho lake
» Learn more about the study on toxic algae bloom conditions at Fernan Lake
University of Idaho archaeology student working alongside his professor during a dig
Uncovering Campus History
Students and community members dig up the lives of past UI and Moscow residents with the Campus Archaeology Project
» Learn more about the Campus Archaeology Project
aerial view of moscow
A Clear View of Idaho
UI, ISU Partnership Gives Public and Researchers Access to Web-based Idaho Map
» Learn more about the Idaho geographic information systems (GIS)
Rush Creek Point west of Taylor Ranch. Rocks there are intrusive (diorite) unusually rich in iron- and magnesium-bearing minerals. Age is also unusual for the western U.S (650 million years)
Mapping the Wilderness
IGS Celebrates Geologic Map Day with Map of Remote Central Idaho
» Learn more about the new central Idaho map