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


May 2019 Issue of Research Development & Grantwriting News

The May 2019 issue of Research Development & Grantwriting News is now available (AppState login required).Research Development & Gra...

Spring 2019 University Research Council (URC) Grant Recipients

We are pleased to announce the University Research Council (URC) Grant Recipients for Spring 2019!Thank you to everyone who applied and congratulation...

Gender Bias in Grant Funding Uncovered by Textual Analysis

In this week's edition of GrantWeek: As reported in Science, a new study using computerized textual analysis has uncovered probable gender b...


Triangle Community Foundation awards continued support for Luther H. Hodges biography

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Karl E. Campbell, associate professor in the Department of History at Appalachian State University, has received continued support...

Dr. Mark Spond assesses condition of agricultural parcels along Blue Ridge Parkway using NPS funding

BOONE, N.C. — Thanks to $21,820 in funding from the National Park Service (NPS), Dr. Mark Spond, Appalachian State University’s liaison to th...

N.C. Arts Council supports Dance Theatre of Harlem residency at Appalachian

BOONE, N.C. — Denise Ringler, director of arts engagement and cultural resources at Appalachian State University, received $14,700 from the Nor...

NIOSH supports Appalachian research on how to keep workers safe on the job

BOONE, N.C. — A four-year pilot study conducted by two professors in Appalachian State University’s Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psycholo...

NPS funds Appalachian survey of WNS-affected bats in Blue Ridge Parkway area

BOONE, N.C. — Lurking among the many bat species that make the Blue Ridge Parkway area their home — the eastern red bat, the big brown bat and the...

JustPax Fund supports sustainability leadership development for educators, administrators at Appalachian Academy at Middle Fork

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s mission of “creating a sustainable future for all” extends to its new K–5 public laboratory sch...


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