The Office of Research provides support for the research, creative, and scholarly endeavors of Appalachian faculty, staff and students. The Office of Research also collaborates with Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects.



July 2022 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News

The July 2022 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News is now available. (App State login required)Research Development &...

New NC DPI/NC Collaboratory Research Opportunity & Meeting: Mitigating the impacts of the pandemic on students

The following funding opportunity and informational meeting may be of interest to you or a colleague. Please share this announcement with anyone you t...

Cayuse Implementation: June Update #2: Cayuse Sponsored Programs is moving closer to a campus release

Cayuse Sponsored Programs is moving closer to a campus releaseThe Office of Research and IT staff are currently working with legacy data for transfer....


The Office of Research offers many different professional development opportunities in the area of grantsmanship. You can see a full list of workshops and workshop descriptions here.  A current schedule and registration links are available on the 'Upcoming Events' calendar on Check back later if no registration is currently active.

Upcoming Events


Dr. Ece Karatan
Vice Provost for Research
John E. Thomas Building
Suite 382
PO Box 32174
Boone, NC 28608-2174



Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian is an annual event that celebrates all research, scholarship and creative endeavors of Appalachian faculty and staff. The event consists of sessions during which faculty and staff present oral presentations, posters, art pieces and performances. This year's event will kick off with an awards ceremony for the Chancellor's and Provost's Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity.

SAVE THE DATE: The Office of Research and University Libraries are excited to host the fourth annual Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian event on Friday, September 23, 2022 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Belk Library & Information Commons.

Check our event webpage mid-July for the full schedule, including presenters, topics, times and location.

View digital and recorded presentations from 2021 at the event website:

Fulbright Week

Appalachian State University hosts Fulbright Week, an annual event organized and supported by multiple partners across campus, including administrative offices and faculty. Virtual events are planned to help share the many opportunities available to you through Fulbright, answer questions you have about the program, and help you prepare a strong Fulbright application.  The week is sponsored by the Office of International Education and Development, the Office of Research, and Nationally Competitive Scholarships.


Reports for additional years can be found here.

Institutes and Partners 

Click on the locations identified below on this interactive Google map to read more about Appalachian research being conducted around the world.