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

UB has established three new Communities of Excellence that harness the strengths of faculty from across the university to confront the world's most pressing societal challenges. Faculty leaders within each community form interdisciplinary teams and create new educational and research opportunities that address the following areas:

UB spends more than $349 million annually on research, much of which happens through our 160 multidisciplinary centers and institutes and their affiliated partners. | Learn More

UB researchers have developed new ways of regenerating bones, improving the efficiency of solar power and synthesizing new chemical compounds. Through technology licensing, training opportunities and other research partnerships, we link UB discoveries to community and business partners, whether you’re down the street or on another continent. | Office of Research and Economic Development

Collecting whale songs in Puerto Rico. Exploring the cause and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. Learning imaging techniques to battle brain cancer. These are just some of the rewarding research opportunities UB provides to all undergraduates through our world-class professors, programs and partnerships. | Learn More

The University Libraries are the largest and most comprehensive in the SUNY system, housing more than 3.8 million print volumes, as well as impressive digital collections, multimedia and world-class special collections. The UB Libraries play a vital role in supporting faculty and student research and the intellectual pursuits of our alumni and community members. | Learn More

UB is one of the premier research-intensive public universities in the country. We invest in our investigators and scholars, offering a full range of cutting-edge facilities, funding opportunities and other resources for new and veteran professors. | Learn More