Chiedza Maponga, left, and Tinashe Mudzviti in a research lab.

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. | More about our research

Computer generated molecule in brilliant color.

UB spends more than $400 million annually on research, much of which happens through our 160 multidisciplinary centers and institutes and their affiliated partners. | More about our centers and institutes

In the lab with Geology students of Professor Tracy Bank, at the Natural Sciences Complex.

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

Electrical Engineering students working in the lab.

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. | More about undergraduate research

Students studying in Charles B. Sears law library.

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. | More about our libraries

A researcher at a microscope in the clean room.

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. | More about research resources