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.



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



Upcoming Events


Sponsored Programs Update

Sponsored Programs is pleased to announce that FY 2019 is off to a great start.  Proposal submissions are well ahead of FY2018 with 30 submission...

September Issues of Deadlines and Research Development & Grantwriting News

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

Google unveils search engine for open data

On September 5, 2018, Google launched a new search engine, Dataset Search, that helps researchers locate online data that is freely available for use....


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...

Reoxcyn Innovation Group funds Appalachian research on the physiological effects of mixed flavonoid supplementation following activity

BOONE, N.C. — A study conducted by Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab, which is located at the North Carolina Research...

NC OSHERC funds Appalachian study on individual-level temperatures in cold work environments

BOONE, N.C. — Thanks to a $9,831 grant from the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (NC OSHERC), A...