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.


RECAPP: Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

This annual event highlights all research, scholarship, and creative endeavors - funded and unfunded - of Appalachian Faculty and Staff. During the event, faculty and staff present posters, digital presentations, oral presentations, art, and/or performances.

Each year, two individuals are awarded the Chancellor's and Provost's Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity.

Institutes and Partners 


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



Upcoming Events


App State presents inaugural awards for excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity

Appalachian State University honored two professors for superior achievement in their fields and sustained productivity during an event to celebrate t...

RIEEE CONCERT Grant Program - Proposals due 11/18/19

The CONducting ComplEx Research Together (CONCERT) program supports new and existing research and creative activities th...

Annual COI Disclosures for AGrants Awards

Late last spring the AGrants system began sending out requests for annual Project Specific COI Disclosures for awarded Projects.  This implementa...


App State receives more than $600K from NSF in support of sea sponge research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Dr. Cara Fiore, visiting assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Depa...

Recruiting International Students

With a college-age population of about 600 million people, India presents a largely untapped opportunity for Appalachian State University’s recruitm...

App State receives record number of Fulbright awards for faculty

A total of seven Appalachian State University faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019–20 as a result of the 2018 Fulbright competition: six as Fu...

$115k Awarded for Digital English Writing Center

Dr. Xiaorong Shao (BLIC), Mr. Allan Scherlen (BLIC), and Dr. Bret Zawilski (English) have been awarded $115,127 from the US Department of State. The g...

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...


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