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



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


Call for Spring 2019 University Research Council Grant Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the University Research Council (URC) Grants Program. The URC is committed to a broad and ...

IRB Regulations Are Changing

The federal regulations governing human subjects will change on January 19.  In preparation, the IRB Office will stop accepting any new...

NSF lifts proposal limits on biologists

On Nov. 15, the NSF reversed their previous decision to restrict biological researchers to only one proposal submission per year to the biology direct...


NSF funds Appalachian research of ‘Changing Glacier Dynamics at Athabasca Glacier’

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Dr. William Armstrong has received more than a quarter million in funding from the National Science F...

Appalachian’s Drs. Xiaofei Tu and Wendy Xie awarded STARTALK grant for 2018 Chinese immersion program

BOONE, N.C. — Thanks to a grant from STARTALK, a project funded by the National Security Agencyand administered by the National Forei...

NSF grant funds Appalachian research on the effects of too few zzz’s

How does missing a good night’s sleep affect a person’s decisions and interactions with others during their waking life?Three professors in Appala...

Appalachian’s Kin-Yan Szeto awarded NYPL Fellowship to research Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

BOONE, N.C. — The New York Public Library (NYPL) has awarded Dr. Kin-Yan Szeto, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department o...

Appalachian Carbon Research Group awarded UNC System funding to develop accounting guidelines for forest carbon offset projects

BOONE, N.C. — Members of Appalachian State University’s Carbon Research Group (ACRG) will expand upon their multidisciplinary work through an inte...

UNC System funds Appalachian research on new drug storage and delivery method

BOONE, N.C. — At least one link in the “cold chain” supply of drugs could be broken thanks to research conducted by faculty at Appalachian State...