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.

2/21/19

UB’s new Sustainable Development Leadership Committee is working to promote health in low- and middle-income countries through research and management training.

2/18/19

UB researchers are exploring how virtual reality could be used in the classroom to treat trauma, which affects an estimated 25 percent of students.

2/13/19

UB scientists are testing light therapy as an alternative to opioids in the treatment of oral mucositis, one of the most common and painful side effects of chemotherapy.  

2/8/19

A UB researcher helps to explain how fake news spread on Twitter during the 2016 election, finding that a small number of “supersharers” were responsible for 80 percent of it.

2/8/19

UB researchers looking into an epidemic of kidney injury among farmers found that drinking pop after physical exertion in hot weather may increase the risk of kidney disease.