To achieve its institutional potential as one of the premier public research universities and make a profound impact on local and global communities, UB has built up infrastructure to support faculty in their investigations while leveraging disciplinary strengths to solve society's most pressing problems.
Identifying cross-disciplinary research and scholarly areas where existing strengths aligned with great societal need, UB developed a paradigm rooted in innovation in basic and applied research and fostered a culture of interdisciplinarity to tackle complex and urgent challenges facing health care, the climate and social justice, to name a few areas.
As a result of its deliberate and strategic focus on research excellence, UB has achieved the following:
Graph depicts annual research expenditures by academic year:
Graph depicts how total faculty awards have risen each year:
Graph depicts the number of faculty citations counted on a rolling basis as of September of each year listed:
Notation states that this is a 83% increase.