Social Issues

News about UB research and outreach relating to societal issues such as bullying, domestic violence, human rights, gender, diversity and inclusion. (see all topics)


UB receives $1.38 million grant to develop teen-driven, anti-bullying program centered on bystander intervention.


UB study will compare Opioid Intervention Court and traditional drug court in four key areas, providing policymakers and providers with evidence of OIC’s effectiveness.


UB's Behavioral Health Clinic is an outpatient clinic where research-based treatment programs funded by the NIH are used to find effective treatment for individuals with alcohol use disorders.


If the goal is getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables, mobile produce and farmers markets are more effective.


Knowing how to raise and care for animals can improve research on human communication, says UB expert on the perception of complex auditory stimuli in birds and mammals.


Tablets and laptops have their educational virtues, but new research suggests they have limitations as well.


DiMarco empowers others to believe they can do and be anything they want in life, no matter the obstacle. 


Installation representing Buffalo on display at the Seoul Biennale makes a statement about unity and community.


Program guides clients through a menu of design strategies and tracks progress toward meeting the goals of universal design through an automated scoring system.