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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.


After reviewing four decades of data across 200 metropolitan areas, a UB-led study found no link between immigration and increased crime, and evidence of a reduction in some crimes.


According to new UB research, people who believe in the American dream, i.e. that economic status can be improved through hard work, are less likely to spend impulsively.


UB pharmacologists are testing a new antibody that has the ability to sniff out and penetrate cancer cells to deliver powerful toxins.