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)

11/6/19

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

10/30/19

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.

10/29/19

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.

10/28/19

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

10/24/19

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.

10/22/19

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

10/15/19

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

10/9/19

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

10/8/19

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