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New $17 million grant to boost Idaho’s biomedical research, workforce

MOSCOW – A statewide network of Idaho’s educational institutions, led by the University of Idaho and including Idaho State University, received a five-year, $17 million award to build Idaho’s growing biomedical workforce and strengthen research infrastructure.

May 16, 2019

Idaho State University researchers use cockroaches to search for narcotics

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers, led by biological sciences master’s student Kayla Pavlick, are experimenting with cockroaches to see how well they can be trained to detect narcotics.

May 2, 2019

ISU Idaho Accelerator Center announces record production of form of medical isotope copper-67 that will be used in cancer clinical trials

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center has increased its production capacity of a highly pure form of the medical isotope copper-67 that can now be more easily used in clinical trials to test its effectiveness in fighting cancer.

April 30, 2019

ISU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering receives $110k grant to offer precast concrete engineering design studio

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has received about $110,000 to offer a precast concrete engineering design studio.

April 24, 2019

ISU, USGS dryland soil carbon study at Idaho National Laboratory yields surprising results

POCATELLO – The results of a 20-year “drylands” experiment at the Idaho National Laboratory by Idaho State University researchers and partners has yielded surprising results, including that native sagebrush shrub communities process soil carbon much differently than non-native crested wheatgrass stands.

April 24, 2019

ISU and ARS researchers improve method to measure soil carbon at National Science Foundation Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in Southwest Idaho

POCATELLO – There is two to three times as much carbon in the Earth’s soil than in its atmosphere, which has important implications with regard to the effects of climate change, and scientists working at the National Science Foundation’s Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in southwest Idaho have developed a better method for estimating soil carbon.

April 23, 2019

Idaho State University director of nursing research receives $250,000 grant

Funds to be used for social media campaigns aimed at preventing diabetes in Hispanic and Latino populations

April 22, 2019

ISU McNair Scholar Madison Shumway to present research at European Conference on Politics and Gender

POCATELLO – Idaho State University McNair Scholar Madison Shumway, who graduates this May, will present her most recent research paper at the European Conference on Politics and Gender, which will take place in Amsterdam from July 4 to July 6.

April 22, 2019

Graduate students and faculty from CMP department collaborate to publish research in the Journal of Global Sport Management

POCATELLO – Graduate students and associate professor Karen Hartman from Idaho State University’s Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion recently collaborated to publish an article on crisis response preparedness in the Journal of Global Sport Management.

April 16, 2019

Idaho State University’s Corey Schou inducted into 2019 Cyber Security Hall of Fame

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Corey Schou will join 33 previous honorees when he is inducted into the 2019 Cyber Security Hall of Fame by the Center for Education and Research Information Assurance and Security.

April 8, 2019

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