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)


States that limit access to online criminal record databases may reduce the costs of incarceration for fathers, but at the same time, they may be creating opportunities for a different kind of discrimination if employers, in the absence of information, default to racial stereotypes.


As coronavirus threatens food security, UB Food Lab researchers are working with community partners to respond.


Template was developed by UB, UNC Chapel Hill researchers using evidence-based strategies from Veggie Van model.


Don’t worry about how you’re doing it, just keep filling your social fuel tank, UB researchers say.


The association between marijuana use and insufficient sleep is especially strong for male and younger students.


The talk, sponsored by the Department of Transnational Studies in the UB College of Arts and Sciences, is free and open to the public.


Program based within the Department of Family Medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has received a $140,000 grant to help address the opioid crisis in WNY.


Salaam is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Keynote Speaker in the 2019-2020 Distinguished Speakers Series lineup.


The award recognizes UB’s progress in bringing the benefits of clinical and translational science to patients, including the tripling of clinical trials since 2015.


Researchers will work toward developing a computational approach for delivering preventive services.