Our Research Changes Lives

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.

11/12/18

A UB researcher is using podcasts to make STEM more accessible to Native American students, whose oral tradition of learning conflicts with the standard approach to teaching STEM.

10/30/18

UB scientists studying ancient Greenland lakebed sediment found clues as to why rising temps are predicted to lead to a wetter Arctic in the future.

10/23/18

UB researchers have found that 3D printers have “fingerprints,” a discovery that could help law enforcement trace 3D-printed firearms and counterfeit goods.

10/16/18

A new UB study reveals differences between the sexes in thermal behavior during exercise, a discovery that could help inform the future development of athletic wear.

10/9/18

UB researchers are working on a new portable biosensor that pairs with smartphones and could one day help those without easy access to hospitals detect cancer at an early stage.