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Morrill Hall 105

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

Phone: 208-885-6689

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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

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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

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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
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Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

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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 the Research Report to learn in depth about the people and projects shaping UI’s research mission in 2016 and to read reports from past years.

U of I Research News

U of I Team Advances to Final Four for $10 Million Water Prize Challenge

Posted Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:00:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 26, 2018 — A University of Idaho team advanced this week to the final stage of a $10 million competition to find the best way to stop to toxic algae blooms from poisoning drinking water supplies and the environment. Read more

University of Idaho Drone Summit Returns Nov. 1

Posted Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:22:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 26, 2018 — The use of drones to track water flows and map vegetation in 3D will be among the issues discussed during the second University of Idaho Drone Summit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Whitewater and Clearwater rooms of the Idaho Commons in Moscow. Read more

Study Highlights the Beginnings of a Beautiful Bacterial Friendship

Posted Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:38:00 -0700

Department of Biological Sciences' Chris Marx and colleagues representing three other universities published a study this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The laboratory study addressed how two species can evolve a relationship that increases the chance of survival for both despite the energy costs to both. Read more

U of I Team Aims to Help Industry, Academia by Discovering Why Scientific Research Findings May Not Always be Accurate

Posted Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:47:00 -0700

Until recently, Brian Wansink was a rock star in the field of nutrition science. Wansink’s research about shopping and eating habits drove numerous industry marketing strategies, and his work was cited more than 20,000 times, according to the online-media outlet Vox. But some of his findings were called into question recently, and a total of 13 of his studies have been retracted. Though he stands by his findings, Vox reports Wansink is retiring June 30 from Cornell University, where he has been director of the school’s Food and Brand Lab. Read more

U of I Researchers Awarded $2.6 Million to Develop Nuclear Technologies

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:23:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — October 18, 2018 —University of Idaho researchers have received funding for five nuclear engineering research and development projects aimed at making nuclear reactors safer, more resilient to stressors, compatible with renewable energy systems, and capable of producing synthetic fuels and other beneficial by products. Read more

Seminar Sept. 27 on Tips for Writing Competitive Proposals

Posted Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Research and Faculty Development (RFD) will host a training seminar designed to enhance skills that lead to successful proposals. Read more

Soil, Microbial and Ecosystem Ecology Research is Focus of First IRIC Lunch and Learn Presentation

Posted Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Jane Lucas, a postdoctoral researcher exploring microbial and invertebrate communities at the University of Idaho, will kick off the first in a series of bi-weekly Lunch and Learn presentations Read more

$20 Million Idaho Research Award Focuses on Genetics of Rainbow Trout, Sagebrush

Posted Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:19:00 -0700

The University of Idaho will share a $20 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research aimed at uncovering and predicting how rainbow trout and sagebrush adjust to changing environments. The award, received through the NSF’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) program, is shared with Idaho EPSCoR partners at Boise State University and Idaho State University and may help inform natural resource policies and management decisions throughout the American West. Read more

Apply for Equipment Infrastructure Support Awards by Oct. 10

Posted Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) invites faculty to submit proposals by Oct. 10 for the equipment and infrastructure support (EIS) awards program. Read more

Next Deadline for IRIC Space Applications is Oct. 12

Posted Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) Facility Committee continues to consider applications for space in the IRIC facility. 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