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.


Institutes and Partners 


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



Upcoming Events


AGrants/AIR Offline for Maintenance and Upgrades

Appalachian systems for routing internal sponsored project approvals (Agrants) and Conflict of Interest Disclosures (AIR) will be taken offline at 5 p...

Online Effort Certification for Contract and Grant Activity Coming Soon!

Starting with the Spring 2019 cycle, effort reporting for externally sponsored contract and grant activity will be accomplished through Banner Self-Se...

NSF Releases Draft of New PAPPG

NSF has issued a draft of the proposed PAPPG for the coming fiscal year.  The PAPPG is generally released in October, with implementation in Janu...


Picture Yourself as an Earth Scientist

BOONE, N.C. — Students, faculty and staff in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences are givi...

Appalachian awarded funding for second STARTALK Program — an immersion in Chinese language, culture

BOONE, N.C. — For the second consecutive year, high school students of the High Country will have the opportunity to embark on a virtual journey to ...

Dr. Cameron Gokee awarded NSF grant to conduct archaeological research in Bandafassi — a West African ‘shatter zone’

BOONE, N.C. — During the next two academic years, Dr. Cameron Gokee, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian ...

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded 2019–20 Cornell University SOH Fellowship

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, is one of seven s...

NC AHEC funds Appalachian–Ashe Memorial Hospital partnership to develop nursing clinic

BOONE, N.C. — A partnership between Appalachian State University’s Department of Nursing and Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jeffers...

Appalachian’s Upward Bound receives over $700K in ED funding for 2018–19

BOONE, N.C. — The Classic Upward Bound and Math–Science Upward Bound programs at Appalachian State University — collectively known as Upwar...


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