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.



September 2022 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News

The September 2022 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News is now available. (App State login required)Research Development &...

2022 NORDP Volunteer of the Year: Katie Shoaf

NORDP's inaugural Volunteer of the Year award was given to Katie Shoaf, Associate Director of Grants Resources & Services at Appalachian State. Vi...

August 2022 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News

The August 2022 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News is now available. (App State login required)Research Development...


The Office of Research offers many different professional development opportunities in the area of grantsmanship. You can see a full list of workshops and workshop descriptions here.  A current schedule and registration links are available on the 'Upcoming Events' calendar on Check back later if no registration is currently active.

Upcoming Events


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



Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

You're Invited! The Office of Research and University Libraries are excited to host the fourth annual Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian event on Friday, October 21, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Belk Library & Information Commons.

Check our event webpage for the full schedule of events, including this year's presentations, times and locations.

Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian is an annual event that celebrates all research, scholarship and creative endeavors of Appalachian faculty and staff. The event consists of sessions during which faculty and staff present oral presentations, posters, art pieces and performances. This year's event will include a 2 p.m. awards ceremony for the Chancellor's and Provost's Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity. Light refreshments will be served.

We look forward to seeing you there!

View digital and recorded presentations from 2021 at last year's event website:

Fulbright Week

Appalachian State University hosts Fulbright Week, an annual event organized and supported by multiple partners across campus, including administrative offices and faculty. Virtual events are planned to help share the many opportunities available to you through Fulbright, answer questions you have about the program, and help you prepare a strong Fulbright application.  The week is sponsored by the Office of International Education and Development, the Office of Research, and Nationally Competitive Scholarships.


Reports for additional years can be found here.

Institutes and Partners 

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