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)

5/4/20

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.

4/27/20

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

4/24/20

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

4/17/20

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

3/25/20

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

3/11/20

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

3/5/20

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.

2/11/20

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

2/10/20

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.

2/3/20

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