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.


For years, a UB scientist worked on the development of a satellite to monitor the effects of climate change, and on Sept. 15, she watched history unfold as it blasted into orbit.


A UB study found that among older Americans, the poorest are most likely to have used prescription opioids, raising questions about their access to alternative pain management options.


A new UB study has shown, for the first time, that walking more can significantly reduce the risk of overall heart failure in older women.