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Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

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Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

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Boise, ID 83702

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June 2017

An “instrument” can mean many things in the world of university research, scholarship and creative activity. In the physical and life sciences it might refer to microscopes, mass spectrometers or muffle furnaces. In the arts, it might include pianos, piccolos or PAR cans. 

As UI’s vice president for research and economic development, I’m aware of the many “instruments” required for our faculty, staff and students to be able to conduct leading-edge research and scholarship efforts. Earlier this month, the Office of Research and Economic Development announced 10 grants totaling $172,222 through the Equipment and Infrastructure Support (EIS) awards. The awards were spread across six colleges and a diverse array of departments, from natural resources to chemistry to music. (Read the full list of recipients here.)

The EIS award program supports equipment purchases, upgrades and repairs to enhance our broad research infrastructure. The EIS award program is just one of many strategic investments in the university’s future — an opportunity to maintain and develop our capabilities in many fields, and thus help our research enterprise to reach our strategic goals.

The EIS awards also are a partnership. Departments and colleges provided a minimum 1:1 cost share for each award, demonstrating their willingness to collaboratively invest in the success of our faculty — and above and beyond that, to raise the tide for the university as a whole. With this partnership, the cost share and ORED awards was able to support more than $450,000 for this program.

Strategic investments in research allow UI to be more competitive for funding, to open opportunities for our existing faculty and draw new talent, and to strive for results that benefit people, economies and environments outside the university. In the last few months alone, ORED has supported the EIS awards, the CLASS-ORED Transformative Research Investment and Partnership, our annual Seed Grants, and the Faculty and Staff Fellows Program. I am looking forward to introducing additional programs in the coming year.

Selecting only 10 EIS awards to fund this round was difficult. We received 32 very competitive submissions to the program, requesting a total of $600,017 from ORED. I wish I had a money-printing machine to meet every research need on campus, but even without such an “instrument,” ORED is dedicated to developing a suite of partnerships and investments that will help our scholars, researchers and artists shape the future.

I look forward to working all to continue to invest in and support our innovative research enterprise.

Go Vandals!

Janet E. Nelson
Vice President
Research and Economic Development

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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