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Idaho State University study links nitrate contamination in lower Portneuf Valley watershed to septic tanks

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers have established a clear link to septic sources of nitrate contamination in about one-third of the 100 private wells in the Lower Portneuf Valley Watershed sampled for a study.

March 27, 2017

ISU’s March Career Path Intern of the Month is John Mulvaney

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s John Mulvaney was named the Career Path Intern (CPI) for the month of March by the ISU Career Center.

March 27, 2017

ISU Professor Joshua Swift lead researcher on study on patients choosing drug therapy or psychotherapy for mental health

POCATELLO – Joshua Swift, Idaho State University assistant professor of psychology, was recently a lead researcher on a study regarding patients’ likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy for mental health.

March 24, 2017

Researchers eye opening of ISU’s new Research Data Center

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s research community will soon have access to a new, state-of-the-art Research Data Center (RDC) in the Lillibridge Engineering Building.

By Scarlett Smith | January 5, 2017

Idaho State University graduate student Larry Leibrock awarded Fulbright Shuman Fellowship

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Larry Leibrock, a political science research fellow at the ISU Informatics Research Institute, has been awarded a Fulbright Shuman Fellowship to conduct research and teach for six months at Oxford University, England, starting in January.

December 15, 2016

Idaho State University psychology graduate students receive national awards

POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology graduate students Chris DeCou, Colin Mahoney and Ariana Tart-Zelvin have recently received awards from national organizations for their work.

December 6, 2016

ISU researcher Michael Meyers publishes study showing lower rates of injury for collegiate men soccer players playing on FieldTurf versus natural grass

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has published research findings that conclude there is a significantly lower injury rate for collegiate men’s soccer athletes playing on FieldTurf, a type of artificial turf, versus playing on natural grass.

December 1, 2016

ISU doctoral student Rick Richardson investigates using 3-D topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills, measure mental effort

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Instructional Design and Technology Ph.D. candidate Rick Richardson is investigating the use of topographic maps to teach spatial thinking skills and measure the total amount of participants’ mental effort, known as cognitive load.

December 1, 2016

ISU Human Performance Lab interns make headway in their research efforts

POCATELLO – Idaho State University career path interns in the Sport Science and Physical Education Department are making headway completing research on a variety of projects, testing athletic psychological and physical skills to pain coping skills.

By Scarlett Smith | November 15, 2016

Idaho State University, Australian Company Clarity Pharmaceuticals to expand research and commercial applications of Copper-67 medical isotope to fight cancer

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center (IAC) and Clarity Pharmaceuticals, a Sydney, Australia, radiopharmaceutical company, have signed a memorandum of understanding to officially launch joint development of commercial applications of the medical isotope Copper 67 produced at the IAC.

November 10, 2016

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