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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

Map

Physical Address:
Food Research Center
860 W. Idaho Ave, #201
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

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

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
Web: OTT Website

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

Tuskless Elephant Phenomenon Explained by U of I Scientist and Colleagues

Posted Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:54:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 22, 2021 — Female elephants in a region of Africa are slowly evolving without tusks due in part to black market poaching and the ravages of a civil war, according to research by University of Idaho’s Ryan Long, an associate professor of wildlife sciences, and his colleagues at Princeton University, ElephantVoices and Gorongosa National Park. Read more

U of I Earns $4M to Build 3D-Printing Technology, Furthering Sustainable Building Construction Techniques

Posted Thu, 30 Sep 2021 11:22:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — September 30, 2021 — The University of Idaho is developing technology to turn Idaho wood waste into one the most sustainable building construction materials on the market — by using it as a medium for 3D-printing building construction materials. Read more

U of I Awarded $18.9M For Deep Soil Research Facility

Posted Tue, 28 Sep 2021 09:12:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — September 28, 2021 — A facility designed to study soil at depths greater than anywhere else in the world will be built by University of Idaho researchers with support from an $18.9 million National Science Foundation grant. Read more

Researchers Explore Climate, Human and Wildlife Interactions on Rangeland in Idaho, Oregon

Posted Mon, 16 Aug 2021 10:37:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 16, 2021 — The combined effect of wolves and drought on human, plant and animal communities on rangeland in Idaho and eastern Oregon will be explored by a team led by researchers at the University of Idaho that includes collaborators at the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University as part of a five-year project. Read more

U of I and INBRE Researchers to Study Coronavirus Variants

Posted Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:31:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 29, 2021 — The Idaho INBRE higher education network and the University of Idaho will sequence COVID-19 samples and study coronavirus variants in the Moscow population in hopes of preparing for and preventing future outbreaks thanks to a $737,000 grant from National Institutes of Health. Read more

After Two Decades, U of I’s INBRE Program Has Attracted $170M For Student Research

Posted Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:02:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 21, 2021 — Over the past two decades, more than $170 million has been generated for biomedical research in Idaho’s state and private colleges and universities thanks to a network administered by the University of Idaho called INBRE. Read more

New Idaho Landslide Inventory Database to Assist with Hazard Mitigation

Posted Tue, 29 Jun 2021 10:18:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 29, 2021 — The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) has released a new statewide inventory of landslides that will assist emergency managers and planners with hazard mitigation and identification of problematic hot spots. Read more

NASA Invites U of I Graduate to Appear on Tumblr Answer Time

Posted Thu, 20 May 2021 11:32:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 20, 2021 — A recent University of Idaho graduate will be the first non-NASA employee to be featured on NASA’s Tumblr Answer Time. Read more

ORED Announces New Internal Funding Program

Posted Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:05:00 -0800

Chris Nomura, vice president for research and economic development, is launching a new internal funding opportunity — Operation: Resubmission Success — to support U of I faculty members looking to resubmit competitive federal grant proposals that received favorable reviews but were not funded. For this internal funding opportunity, funds may be requested to address specific actionable issues raised during the review of a grant proposal by a federal sponsor to enhance the competitiveness of a resubmission. Examples of support may include the means to acquire specific preliminary data, travel to a laboratory to use their instrumentation, etc. Faculty salary support is not allowed. Read more

Nuclear Reactor Testing Device Opens Doors to Safer Energy in Idaho and the Nation

Posted Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:19:00 -0800

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 18, 2020 — University of Idaho, Idaho Falls researchers have verified a new process to save communities millions of dollars and speed up development of the world’s first Molten Salt Nuclear Battery (MsNB), a nuclear energy reactor to generate heat and produce electricity. 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:
Food Research Center
860 W. Idaho Ave, #201
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

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

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
Web: OTT Website