Creative and performing arts help UB faculty, students and staff
discover the world from diverse perspectives.
The Vice President for Research and Economic Development
advances the research enterprise at UB. Its many offices provide a
supportive infrastructure for scholarship and creative activities,
as well as advocating on behalf of researchers.
Supporting Scholarly Excellence
New project identification
Proposal development, review and submission
Partnership with investigators and agencies to present fundable
Management of research awards for the life of the project
Shared equipment and facilities
Strategic partnerships with institutions and investigators
Results, expertise and stories communicated to multiple
Ensuring Compliance in a Regulatory Environment
Up-to-date policies from sponsoring agencies
Federal regulations and university guidelines
Forms for maintaining research compliance
Contributing to Job Growth and a Diversified Economy
Protection of intellectual property
Assistance with technology transfer
Launch of start-ups
Innovation for business growth
Regional attraction of knowledge / creative workers
Richard Salvi, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Dept. of
Communicative Disorders and Sciences, "...people with this type of
damage have difficulty hearing in certain situations, like hearing
speech in a noisy room."
Salvi looks for ways to uncover "hidden hearing loss" not
tracked by the traditional tests.
Norma Nowak, PhD, deputy director and director of science,
technology, NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life
Sciences, is a recognized leader in human genomics. She's helping
guide the Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data
Decoding Faked Expressions of Pain
Mark Frank, PhD, professor of communication: "Even after
training, humans were accurate only 55 percent of the time. The
computer ... 85 percent of the time."
Frank says computers know better whether it's real or faked