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.

5/17/19

A UB study has found that teenage victims of online bullying are more likely to sleep poorly, which in turn leads to higher rates of depression. 

5/14/19

According to a UB research team, UN peacekeeping missions in active civil conflicts require roughly 10,000 soldiers to effectively bring about peace.

5/6/19

UB researchers have found that kratom, a natural supplement commonly used for pain, can cause opiate-like withdrawal symptoms in infants exposed to it in utero.

4/29/19

A UB and Roswell Park research team found that the protection offered by oral contraceptives against ovarian cancer is most pronounced with highly fatal forms of the disease.

4/24/19

The student team that won the UB World’s Challenge Challenge with their sustainable mealworm burger will compete for seed money at the international event in Canada.