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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.


Diverse immigrant populations do more than enhance a city's cultural fabric; according to a study led by UB geographers, they also boost wages.


Periodontal disease and tooth loss are associated with a higher risk of death among post-menopausal women, according to a UB-led study that's one of the largest of its kind.


A UB-led study that tracked 80,000+ players of the video game ArcheAge found that people will mostly help one another as the world ends, rather than descend into anti-social chaos.