ISU News: Research
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
Idaho State University history professor Paul Sivitz develops map representing Philadelphia in the 18th century
POCATELLO – Idaho State University history Professor Paul Sivitz recently developed a map with Montana State University professor Billy G. Smith that is currently on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
October 27, 2016
ISU graduate Monica Tromp credits CPI program in helping land spot at Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany
POCATELLO – Idaho State University graduate Monica Tromp began post-doctoral work at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, located in Jena, Germany, this fall.
October 4, 2016
Idaho State University teams up with Boise State University, NASA to assess socioeconomic impact of NASA/ISU wildfire recovery program
Researchers at Idaho State University, Boise State University and NASA are teaming up to try to determine the economic and social impacts of a wildfire recovery geographic information systems (GIS) program, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the NASA Applied Science Program.
September 30, 2016
Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy researcher Kirk Hevener awarded NIH grant to study deadly bacteria
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Idaho State University assistant professor Kirk Hevener a $415,000 grant that may one day lead to the discovery of a new drug to battle the deadly intestinal bacteria Clostridium difficile.
September 20, 2016
Idaho State University sports science Professor Michael Meyers documents link between injuries and infill weight of artificial turf
POCATELLO – When it comes to artificial turf, there’s a simple, but firm analysis related to injuries that Idaho State University researcher Michael Meyers has documented: the greater the weight of the infill used with artificial turf, the fewer the injuries.
September 20, 2016
Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin seeks clues for combating depression and suicide
The facts related to suicide and its incidence in Idaho are staggering, among them, Idaho is ranked sixth in the nation in suicide rates and Idaho State University researcher Mark Austin wants to do more to understand this problem and how it relates to major depression.
September 7, 2016
Idaho State University TRiO Services receives new $1.25 million grant to better serve eighth- to 12th-grade students in southern Idaho
POCATELLO – About 500 more eighth- through 12th-grade students in southern Idaho will be served “to go to and through post-secondary education” by Idaho State University’s new five-year, $1.25-million TRiO Grant for its Educational Talent Search program.
September 7, 2016
ISU/Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen receives $500,000 grant to improve materials for nuclear reactors
POCATELLO – Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies researcher Haiming Wen, working with collaborators at the Idaho National Laboratory, has received a $500,000 grant to improve the strength and irradiation resistance of metals used in nuclear reactors.
August 25, 2016