Division of Research, Innovation and Economic Development 

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The mission of the Division of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development (RIED) is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem within Tarleton to promote excellence in research scholarship, and creative activities that drive innovation and economic development to improve the way we live, learn, and meet societal needs. The Division of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development accomplishes its mission by minimizing administrative burden, promoting innovative convergent research, administering conduct that meets the highest standards of ethical integrity, and ensuring that research activity is compliant with all local, state, and federal regulations.

Pre-Award Training Sessions

October Pre-Award Session

October 10 2023, 1:30 pm

 Come learn about the process of pre-award and have all your questions answered.


Faculty Research Spotlight

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Tarleton Research at the Texas UG Research Day at the Captiol

Tarleton State University student, Avery Campbell, showcased his project titled “Modeling Supraventricular Tachycardia Using Dynamic Computer-Generated Left Atrium” at the Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol on April 11, 2023. Faculty Mentor is Dr. Bryant Wyatt and other student researchers are Gavin McIntosh and Melanie Little.
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Tarleton Researcher Leads Collaborative Pollination Project

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded a team headed by Tarleton State University researcher Dr. Adam Mitchell $749,923 for the project “Partners in Pollination-Capacity Building for Agriculture STEM Research in Pollinator Conservation on Texas Grasslands.”
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Our Newest Issue – March 2023

RIED Quarterly is a digital newsletter of the research-related events, activities and awards at Tarleton State University. RIED has undergone several changes since its inception in February under the leadership of Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Development Dr. Rupa Iyer, and we’re highlighting those exciting changes here. Check out the latest RIED Quarterly issue!

Past Issues