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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 114
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Email:
IACUC@uidaho.edu
IBC@uidaho.edu
IRB@uidaho.edu
ored-export@uidaho.edu
rcr@uidaho.edu
uifcoi@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6162

Web: ORA Website

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Phone: 208-885-4550

Fax: 208-885-4550

Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu

Web: OTT Website

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Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4568

Email: janajones@uidaho.edu

Federal Priorities

For inquiries regarding the University of Idaho's federal priorities, please contact Vice President for Research and Economic Development Janet Nelson at vpresearch@uidaho.edu or 208-885-6689.

Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment

The Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE), announced in January 2017, is envisioned as a consortium of universities, government agencies, private-sector representatives and NGOs led by the University of Idaho that serves as a catalyst for research, outreach and education to advance sustainability of dairy/livestock production and food processing in Idaho.
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Cybersecurity

The University of Idaho, in partnership with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and collaborators across the state, is investing in cybersecurity research. This joint effort benefits people, businesses and industries in Idaho and beyond by addressing multiple aspects of this critical regional, national and international security need.
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DOE EPSCoR

Idaho is well-positioned to increase its participation in the Department of Energy’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR). The University of Idaho and its partners in the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), including Idaho National Laboratory (INL), are solidifying plans to submit to the next call for proposals for DOE EPSCoR Implementation Grants.
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DOE Nuclear Energy University Partnership

Idaho’s public universities and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), through collaborations fostered by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies, are conducting research and educating the future workforce that supports the nation’s and world’s increasing demand for affordable, safe, reliable and environmentally sound nuclear energy. Support from the highly competitive U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) has enabled the revitalization of the universities’ nuclear engineering, science, and related program research and educational programs.
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DOI Northwest Climate Science Center

Through the Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC), the University of Idaho trains graduate students, supports natural resource managers in tribes and agencies through actionable science, education and communications programs, manages critical data, and forms strategic partnerships. The NW CSC is a partnership of the University of Idaho, Oregon State University, the University of Washington and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Energy-Water Nexus

The U.S. Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have emphasized the importance of energy and water as interconnected critical resources. The University of Idaho is involved in research initiatives related to the energy-water nexus, especially in the arid West, where population growth, urbanization and resource demands strain the allocation of scarce water.
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Federal Student Financial Aid Programs

The federal grant and loan programs operated by the U.S. Department of Education provide college access and affordability for thousands of Idaho students. These programs help students from low- and middle-income Idaho families gain access to college. They add significant value to Idaho’s economy by developing a trained workforce for future economic development and retraining existing workers to meet new and changing job needs.
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Hatch Act

The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conducts research critical to Idaho’s agriculture, an important foundation for the state’s economy. CALS is home to the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station, founded in 1892 to help the state’s farmers and ranchers benefit from research focused on resolving problems and discovering new opportunities. Hatch Act funding provided $2,742,323 to support agricultural research at UI in FY15.
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Idaho NASA EPSCoR Program

Idaho receives $125,000 in core funding annually from NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NASA EPSCoR) and receives competitive research grants. This funding improves Idaho’s national research competitiveness and engages faculty and industry in research that benefits NASA and the state. Idaho NASA EPSCoR is based at the University of Idaho. The core grant of $125,000 enables program development, coordination with NASA labs and other efforts.
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Idaho Regional Optical Network

The Idaho Regional Optical Network (IRON), founded in 2007, is a dedicated high-speed fiber optic network infrastructure owned and operated by a group of Charter Associates including the University of Idaho, Idaho National Laboratory and other higher education, research and health care institutions. IRON’s strategy is to continuously develop its network to meet the associates’ needs for capacity, reliability and cost management. IRON aims to upgrade its backbone network segments to provide greater bandwidth capacity, at least 100 Gigabits per second by 2020.
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Idaho Water Resources Research Institute 

The Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI) conducts and directs water research to support the water resource needs of the state of Idaho. IWRRI research addresses vital topics such as water supply, quality and management, leading to a greater understanding of the critical role water resources play in shaping Idaho’s economy, communities, watersheds, aquifers and ecosystems. IWRRI is eligible for a $92,335 annual federal base grant administered by the U.S. Geological Survey 104(b) program to support Idaho water resource research.
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McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program

McIntire-Stennis funding supports critical forestry and natural resources research in Idaho and the Inland Northwest, which results in a greater understanding of best management practices and their effect on public policy and economic and social systems. UI receives about $600,000 annually through this program. Through these funds, aligned with other state and private research funding, UI researchers address issues vital to Idaho such as decreasing wildfire hazards, protecting forests against insects and disease, improving grazing practices, utilizing wood and other forest products, reforestation and supporting other research and education needs of the forest products industry.
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NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium

Through the Idaho Space Grant Consortium (ISGC), Idaho receives $575,000 annually from NASA to improve the STEM pipeline and engage Idaho’s students, researchers, educators and citizens in NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery. ISGC is led by the University of Idaho and brings together 19 affiliate institutions and organizations.
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NIH Institutional Development Award 

Idaho has three awards under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Development Award Program (IDeA). Idaho INBRE is a statewide program through the IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence and has been awarded $60 million since 2001. The University of Idaho is home to two Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) awards. The Center for Research on Processes in Evolution has received $26.7 million since 2002, and the Center for Modeling Complex Interactions was awarded an initial $10.6 million in 2015.
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NSF EPSCoR Program

In Idaho, the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or NSF EPSCoR, brings together the University of Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University and Idaho’s two- and four-year colleges to provide lasting improvements to academic research infrastructure and increase Idaho’s research competitiveness. Idaho EPSCoR currently receives $4 million per year in core federal funding for the NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) award. Idaho will compete for a new RII award in fall 2017.
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Potato Research Programs

Potatoes are Idaho’s most noted crop, generating cash receipts in excess of $700 million annually. Idaho produces more potatoes than any other state. The University of Idaho’s team of nearly three dozen potato researchers and Extension specialists work closely with the state’s potato industry to provide high quality, nutritious potatoes for the nation. Variety development, potato storage, agronomy and other research initiatives in Idaho and collaborations through the Tri-State Potato Program make the region influential in potato production and processing methods.
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Smith-Lever Act

The Smith-Lever Act established a system of cooperative Extension services connected to land-grant universities such as the University of Idaho. UI Extension and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences carry out activities to make practical, research-based knowledge available to help people live healthy, productive lives. UI receives $2.9 million annually from Smith-Lever funding.
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USDA Agricultural Research Service

The University of Idaho and USDA Agricultural Research Service cooperate to advance the sustainability and competitiveness of agriculture in Idaho and nationally. Key ARS-university collaborations focus on potato variety development and agronomy and small grains at the Aberdeen Research and Extension Center, viticulture at the Parma Research and Extension Center, and irrigation management and water use efficiency at the Kimberly Research and Extension Center. UI researchers also collaborate with Washington State University on the ARS Animal Disease Research Unit in Pullman, Washington, and with the ARS-operated U.S. Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois, Idaho.
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USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

The University of Idaho partnered in recent years with other Western universities on seven major USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) research proposals of varying sizes and terms. These projects will have lasting effects on the economy, communities and environment in Idaho, the Northwest and beyond.
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Wildland Fire Science

Wildland fires burned over 10 million acres in the United States in 2015. The fires continue to be larger and more intense, and the costs of suppression and rehabilitation of burned areas are not sustainable in the future. The University of Idaho is leading the way in fire science research to create solutions that can be applied in our communities, forests and rangelands.
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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 114
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Email:
IACUC@uidaho.edu
IBC@uidaho.edu
IRB@uidaho.edu
ored-export@uidaho.edu
rcr@uidaho.edu
uifcoi@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6162

Web: ORA Website

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

Map

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Phone: 208-885-4550

Fax: 208-885-4550

Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu

Web: OTT Website

Map

Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4568

Email: janajones@uidaho.edu