ISU News: Research
New $17 million grant to boost Idaho’s biomedical research, workforce
May 16, 2019
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.
Idaho State University researchers use cockroaches to search for narcotics
May 2, 2019
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.
ISU Idaho Accelerator Center announces record production of form of medical isotope copper-67 that will be used in cancer clinical trials
April 30, 2019
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.
ISU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering receives $110k grant to offer precast concrete engineering design studio
April 24, 2019
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has received about $110,000 to offer a precast concrete engineering design studio.
ISU, USGS dryland soil carbon study at Idaho National Laboratory yields surprising results
April 24, 2019
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.
ISU and ARS researchers improve method to measure soil carbon at National Science Foundation Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in Southwest Idaho
April 23, 2019
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.
Idaho State University director of nursing research receives $250,000 grant
April 22, 2019
Funds to be used for social media campaigns aimed at preventing diabetes in Hispanic and Latino populations
ISU McNair Scholar Madison Shumway to present research at European Conference on Politics and Gender
April 22, 2019
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.
Graduate students and faculty from CMP department collaborate to publish research in the Journal of Global Sport Management
April 16, 2019
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.
Idaho State University’s Corey Schou inducted into 2019 Cyber Security Hall of Fame
April 8, 2019
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.