ISU News: Research
Idaho State University biological sciences, geosciences faculty contribute to new book on Cutthroat Trout
September 6, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University biological sciences professor Ernest Keeley, associate professor Janet Loxterman and affiliate faculty Kitty Griswold, and geosciences professor Paul Link have contributed to the new book Cutthroat Trout: Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy.
Kids and middle-aged to older adults sought for ISU psychology study
August 30, 2018
POCATELLO – Kids and middle-aged to older adults are being sought for a decision-making study in the Idaho State University Department of Psychology.
ISU Museum of Natural History researchers receive grant to digitally collect 50 of the world’s largest animals
August 28, 2018
POCATELLO – Whales, elephants and bears, oh my! – A team of scientific Noahs at the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University has been tasked to digitally collect the skeletons of 50 of the largest animals in the world.
ISU Institute of Rural Health seeks comment on statewide traumatic brain injury plan
August 20, 2018
MERIDIAN—Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has received a $450,000 grant from the federal Administration for Community Living to continue the development of a statewide action plan to address the needs of citizens living with a traumatic brain injury or TBI.
How thick is the skin of the earth? Idaho State University researchers discover a simple empirical model to predict soil thickness
August 17, 2018
POCATELLO –A team of Idaho State University researchers working at the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service has discovered a simple method for predicting the spatial distribution of soil thickness across a landscape.
Public can view live exploration of underwater volcanoes from study that involves ISU researchers looking at possibility of life on Saturn moon
August 16, 2018
POCATELLO – The public and educators can join Idaho State University geosciences Associate Professor Shannon Kobs Nawotniak as researchers from NASA, NOAA and other partners explore the possibility of life on one of Saturn’s moons by sending unmanned submersibles down to study volcanoes on the Pacific Ocean’s sea floor.
ISU engineering teams with Idaho Transportation Department on testing low-cost, high-quality concrete used for bridge construction
August 10, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University civil engineers and the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) are teaming up on the second phase of testing of a new type of concrete material that will be installed between girders on a Highway 36 bridge over the Bear River near Preston.
Idaho State University summer undergraduate researchers head to Idaho INBRE Research Conference in Moscow July 30-Aug. 1
July 30, 2018
POCATELLO – Fourteen undergraduate students who paired with mentors to complete 10 weeks of intensive work as full-time biomedical researchers at Idaho State University as part of the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Summer Fellowship program are heading to Moscow to present their findings.
Idaho State University’s Emerald Dawn Ryan among Idaho National Laboratory’s second cohort of 13 graduate fellows
July 27, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University nuclear science and engineering doctoral student Emerald Dawn Ryan is among 13 students in the Idaho National Laboratory’s second cohort of graduate fellows.