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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 414
Moscow, ID  83844

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

Phone: 208-885-6162

Email: ored-ora@uidaho.edu

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

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 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

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu

News and Features

Every day, University of Idaho researchers, scholars and artists make discoveries, create new works, publish their findings and begin new explorations. 

A constantly updated feed of research-related news is below, and stories about UI projects and people are available in the Featured Research and Student Research sections. 

Explore our latest Research Reports to learn in depth about the people and projects shaping U of I’s research mission.

U of I Research News

U of I Researcher Tara Hudiburg Honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Posted Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:05:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 11, 2019 — The White House has selected Tara Hudiburg, associate professor in the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources , for a 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Read more

U of I Researcher, Team Selected by NASA for Launch of Robot Copter to Saturn Moon

Posted Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:17:00 -0700

A project to launch a robotic rotorcraft lander to Saturn’s moon Titan, envisioned by a University of Idaho researcher, has been selected by NASA for launch. The mission, known as Dragonfly, involves 35 scientists from around the globe and is funded for up to $850 million. It is led by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and beat 11 other teams to win NASA’s New Frontiers Program competition. Read more

New ORED RISE Program Supports Four Arts and Humanities Projects in 2019

Posted Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:38:00 -0700

Congratulations to the recipients of the ORED RISE Arts and Humanities Project Support program, which provided more than $9,000 in ORED funding for scholarly and creative efforts in the arts and humanities that either increase the competitiveness of an external grant or support scholarship and creative work. Read more

Help Celebrate Teresa Dillon's Retirement from U of I

Posted Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:38:00 -0700

Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) staff are hosting a retirement party for longtime U of I employee Teresa Dillon at 2:30 p.m. today, June 24, in the IRIC Atrium, Moscow. Dillon is retiring at the end of this month after working for the Office of the President and ORED for a combined 11 years. Dillon is well-known across the Moscow campus for her keen ability to anticipate leadership needs and ensure time is managed effectively. She is also known for her polite demeanor and cheerful conversations with fellow staff members. This is the best opportunity to drop in and say good-byes before she leaves Idaho. Read more

U of I Study Finds Wildfire’s Contribution to Atmospheric Carbon Overestimated

Posted Mon, 03 Jun 2019 14:23:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 3, 2019 — Wildfires spew smoke and harm overall air quality, but they contribute a lot less carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than many people assume — and that many scientific models predict — according to a University of Idaho study. Read more

U of I Analyzes Climate Change Impacts on Economics, Law, Humanities

Posted Thu, 30 May 2019 14:36:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 30, 2019 — The University of Idaho’s James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research is leading a two-year Idaho Climate-Economy Impacts Assessment to evaluate the economic impact of climate change on Idaho. Read more

U of I Study: Prescribed Burning to Combat Wildfires Has Not Increased in the West

Posted Wed, 29 May 2019 11:10:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 29, 2019 — Fire management agencies are not increasing the use of prescribed fire – a key tool for preventing wildfires – anywhere outside of the Southeastern United States, according to a new University of Idaho study. The study, published today, May 29, in the journal Fire evaluated data trends from 1998 to the present in the National Interagency Fire Center Situation Report Archives as well as historical wildland fire summaries, which began in 2002. Read more

Idaho Geological Survey Director/State Geologist Open Sessions Scheduled This Week

Posted Fri, 24 May 2019 15:19:00 -0700

The search committee and the Office of Research and Economic Development are pleased to invite finalists for the Idaho Geological Survey director/state geologist position to the U of I campus. The university community is invited to attend open forums for each finalist, beginning Tuesday, May 28. Finalists will visit Boise and Moscow and will conduct different presentations at each location. Read more

U of I Study Finds Scientific Reproducibility Does Not Equate to Scientific Truth

Posted Wed, 15 May 2019 11:28:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 15, 2019 — Reproducible scientific results are not always true and true scientific results are not always reproducible, according to a mathematical model produced by University of Idaho researchers. Their study, which simulates the search for that scientific truth, was published today, May 15, in the journal PLOS ONE. Independent confirmation of scientific results — known as reproducibility — lends credibility to a researcher’s conclusion. But researchers have found the results of many well-known science experiments cannot be reproduced, an issue referred to as a “replication crisis.” Read more

New $17 Million Grant to Boost Idaho’s Biomedical Research, Workforce

Posted Tue, 14 May 2019 10:10:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 14, 2019 — A statewide network of Idaho’s educational institutions, led by the University of Idaho, received a five-year, $17 million award to build Idaho’s growing biomedical workforce and strengthen research infrastructure. The funds, received through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Program from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, will continue research on advances in areas including new antibiotics, brain trauma, safety issues with e-cigarettes, cancer therapeutics and improvements for wound healing. Read more

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 414
Moscow, ID  83844

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

Phone: 208-885-6162

Email: ored-ora@uidaho.edu

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

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 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

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu