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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

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

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

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

OTT Publishes First Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Posted Tue, 10 Nov 2020 14:38:00 -0800

The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) introduces its first newsletter, Tips and Tricks, to better keep U of I researchers informed of how technology transfer works at the University of Idaho and how its office can assist with patenting of unique discoveries, innovations and inventions. The first issue discusses preserving patentability and the key considerations in protecting discoveries before a patent is applied for and issued. The newsletter also lists reminders of upcoming deadlines for SBIR, IGEM and other grants, as well as upcoming webinars relating to tech transfer topics. Email OTT@uidaho.edu to request to receive the newsletter directly. Read more

U of I Joins Elite List of Institutions to Achieve Full Animal Care Accreditation

Posted Mon, 09 Nov 2020 12:01:00 -0800

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 9, 2020 — The University of Idaho has joined an elite list of land-grant institutions to earn full accreditation from an international organization that recognizes commitment to quality animal care and science. Read more

University of Idaho Public-Private Partnership Creates Investment for Students, Research

Posted Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:30:00 -0800

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 2, 2020 — The University of Idaho will lease its steam plant and utility system to a concessionaire as part of a public-private partnership (P3) that will allow investment in student access, success and research initiatives for the next half-century. Read more

Nomura Appointed Vice President of Research and Economic Development

Posted Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700

MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 11, 2020 — Christopher Nomura will become the University of Idaho’s vice president of research and economic development on Oct. 1, 2020. Read more

Commentary: Lessons from Idaho’s Earthquake

Posted Tue, 16 Jun 2020 14:22:00 -0700

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake on March 31 near Stanley in south-central Idaho sent a ripple-effect of situations for researchers to explore. Read more

NSF Implements New Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide

Posted Fri, 29 May 2020 13:27:00 -0700

Beginning today, June 1, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) for proposals submitted or due on or after this date. NSF has delayed the requirement to use NSF-approved formats for the biographical sketch and current and pending support sections of NSF proposals until Oct. 5. Proposers must continue to format these documents in accordance with PAPPG requirements (see PAPPG sections II.C.2.f and II.C.2.h). Read more

Faculty Success Seminar on the National Science Foundation MRI Program is Tomorrow

Posted Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:19:00 -0700

Join the Research and Faculty Development team 12:30-1:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 8, via Zoom for a seminar on the National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program. The NSF MRI program supports the acquisition or development of multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training. In this session, learn essential ingredients of competitive MRI proposals such as securing the required cost-share, acquiring preliminary data, collecting and reporting institutional data and constructing management plans. Participants will also be provided with proposal development tools to help in the planning of the next MRI proposal. Read more

Open Access Publishing Fund Supports 46 Researchers Across Four Colleges in Second Year

Posted Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:04:00 -0800

The Open Access Publishing Fund (OAPF) has disbursed its entire allocation of funds for this FY20. Created by a partnership with the University of Idaho Library, Office of the Provost and Office of Research and Economic Development, the OAPF allocated $30,000 to support U of I authors in their efforts to publish in open access journals by paying article processing charges. 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