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The award recognizes leadership in architectural research

AHRQ grant to fund study of hospital readmissions

The School of Nursing has received a grant to study post-follow-up coordination between patients and their primary care physician.

Humanities Institute names fellows

Eight faculty members whose research spans the full range of the humanities disciplines have been named Humanities Institute Faculty Research Fellows for 2014-15.

UB to host session on global HIV research

For the fifth straight year, UB faculty member Gene D. Morse has been invited to lead a session on research capacity building at an international conference.

Cartwright takes part in AAU panel

UB’s Alexander N. Cartwright joined nine other senior research officers from major U.S. universities in Washington, D.C., yesterday for a panel discussion on science, economic development and U.S. global competitiveness.

An eco-friendly alternative

A pilot program offering free Metro Rail use to members of the UB community helped participants reduce their carbon footprints and explore new places, a study has found.

Adding cognitive measures into surgical training

Researchers at UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute have found that cognitive assessment can help measure the expertise of surgeons who perform robot-assisted surgery.

UB faculty part of SUNY Health Network projects

Eight UB faculty members are part of SUNY Health Network projects that will research treatments and cures for such diseases as tuberculosis and brain disorders including stroke and Alzheimer's disease.

UB launches Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute

The new institute in the School of Social Work will work to improve the lives of immigrants and refugees in Western New York through research on issues involving the welfare of newcomers.

'Nanojuice' could improve how doctors examine the gut

UB researchers are developing a new imaging technique that could help doctors better identify, understand and treat gastrointestinal ailments.

Ice sheet may have melted later than previously thought

Geology graduate student William Philipps will travel to the Arctic to collect data to test the prediction that the Svalbard-Barents Sea Ice-Sheet melted later than 12,000 years ago.