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


NSF S-STEM Program Not Currently Accepting Applications

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program  (S-STEM)S-STEM No Longer Accepting Proposals Under Current Solicit...

NSF Directorate of Biological Sciences Update

The  changes announced in the October 2017 Dear Colleague Letter from the Biological Sciences  Directorate went into effect with the beginni...

October Issues of Deadlines and Research Development & Grantwriting News

The October 2018 issues of Deadlines and Research Development & Grantwriting Newsare now available (AppState login required).Deadli...


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...

US Department of State supports a world of teachers at Appalachian

BOONE, N.C. — The Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA) at Appalachian State University, now in its eighth year, brings teachers from ar...

Watauga and Ashe County scholars achieve academic and career success through continued Appalachian–Young Eisner Scholars partnership

BOONE, N.C. — Over the past two academic years, middle school through ninth-grade scholars in Watauga and Ashe County schools have received academic...