The Office of Research supports Appalachian State University scholarly and creative activities by expanding access to and facilitating management of research opportunities. The Office enhances the research enterprise by building capacity through research development and methodological and statistical consultation, providing support for externally funded projects, ensuring compliance for regulatory programs, and facilitating the protection, management, and translation of intellectual property. The Office of Research also collaborates with Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects.



Funding Opportunities for Business & Economics at Appalachian State

Funding Opportunities for Business & Economics at Appalachian StateThe following funding opportunities are available to support business and econo...

September Office of Research Workshops: Preparing Your Data for Analysis - 9/5 and 9/6 ; Developing Your Research Agenda - 9/26

The Office of Research is pleased to offer the following workshops in September. Please register at the links below.Preparing Your Data for AnalysisTu...

2023-2024 Limited Submission Notice

Welcome to a new Academic Year, colleagues. Each year, the Office of Research manages funding opportunities that limit the number of Appalachian'...


The Office of Research offers many different professional development opportunities. You can see a full list of 2023-2024 workshops and workshop descriptions hereA current schedule and registration links are available on the 'Upcoming Events' calendar on

Upcoming Events


Dr. Christine Ogilvie Hendren
Vice Provost for Research and Innovation
John E. Thomas Building
Suite 383
PO Box 32174
Boone, NC 28608-2174



Awarded External Grants & Contracts

App State faculty and staff routinely receive grant funding from state, regional and national organizations, as well as business and industry sponsors, in support of their research, creative and/or scholarly endeavors. These projects span a variety of disciplines — STEM, the arts and humanities, and business, to name a few — and have far-reaching impact.

Browse externally awarded grants/contracts

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.

Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian is an annual event that celebrates all research, scholarship and creative endeavors of Appalachian faculty and staff. The event takes place each fall and consists of sessions during which faculty and staff present oral presentations, posters, art pieces and performances. We look forward to seeing you there!

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.