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


July 2019 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News

The July 2019 issue of Research Development & Grantwriting News is now available (AppState login required).Research Development & Gr...

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: UNC System IPG Program - Internal Deadline 8/2/19

The UNC System has released the Requests for Proposals for the Inter-Institutional Planning Grant (IPG) funding program. The UNC Inter-Institutional P...

Internal Grant Opportunity: Research Development Travel Grant

The Office of Research offers The Research Development Travel Grant to improve the competitiveness for Appalachian State University research proposals...


NEA grant supports 35th annual An Appalachian Summer Festival

BOONE, N.C. — In support of its arts and cultural programming, Appalachian State University has received a $15,000 grant from National Endowmen...

App State partners with Eastman Chemical Co. for NIOSH-funded study on data analytics and workplace safety

BOONE, N.C. — At Appalachian State University, the Human Resources (HR) Science Research Team — a group comprising faculty members and graduate st...

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...


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