Office of the Vice President for Research Blog

Research news around the Colorado State University campus


IDRC from drone

IDRC Named Finalist for Outstanding Bioscience / Medical Manufacturer of the Year

The Colorado Manufacturing Awards are the only program of their kind in the United States, and bring[…]

3 minute challenge presentation

3 minute challenge winners become 2019-20 research fellows

Each winner receives $4,000 in scholarship and travel support.

Ron Weiss

Ron Weiss of MIT to discuss designing synthetic gene networks

A major focus of Weiss’ work is the synthesis of gene networks in bacteria, yeast and mammalian cells engineered to perform analog and digital logic computation in a host organism.

ashlie johnson

Ashlie Johnson, VPR #FeaturedFellow 

Meet Ashlie Johnson, third year graduate student in Health and Social Psychology in the College of Natural Sciences and 2018-19 VPR Graduate Student Fellow

Sarah Leichty

Sarah Leichty, VPR #FeaturedFellow 

Meet Sarah Leichty, second year graduate student in the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology and 2018-19 VPR Graduate Student Fellow


Jimikaye Beck Courtney, VPR #FeaturedFellow 

Meet Jimikaye Beck Courtney, fourth year doctoral student in Health and Exercise Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences and 2018-19 VPR Graduate Student Fellow

Electricity in Rwanda

CSU Energy Institute researchers work to broaden access to electricity in rural Rwanda

Researchers at Colorado State University, in collaboration with the University of Rwanda and energy startup MeshPower, are helping the nation reach its electrification goals, through a large-scale project to design, build and install microgrids in rural villages.

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CSU Launches Drone Center to Help Students and Staff With Research 

Using drones for research is beneficial, but navigating around the FAA’s drone regulations can be confusing for educators and students who want to use them[…]

Ram Reality

Concussion testing project wins RamReality Create-a-thon

Ten teams created virtual reality experiences from scratch in one weekend in the Morgan Library Event Hall.