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Communities of Excellence

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UB faculty in the Communities of Excellence will work together across disciplines to address major issues facing our world.

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5/28/15

UB is establishing three new Communities of Excellence that will harness the strengths of faculty from disciplines across the university to confront grand challenges facing humankind.

5/28/15

About 100 faculty members discussed potential areas of focus for RENEW, UB's interdisciplinary environmental research initiative, during a recent workshop.

Communities of excellence videos

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GEM will advance our understanding of the genome and microbiome, and use that knowledge to improve the health of our community.

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Global Health Equity will tackle inequities and disparities in global health in a new way.

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SMART will develop advanced manufacturing processes and technologies that will enable cost-effective design and production of high-quality, customizable products.

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RENEW focuses on complex energy and environmental issues, as well as their social and economic ramifications.