University at Buffalo http://wrvo.org en University at Buffalo to tackle global environmental issues http://wrvo.org/post/university-buffalo-tackle-global-environmental-issues <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>A new institute designed to tackle complex environmental issues across the globe has been launched in upstate New York. This month, the University at Buffalo announced the launch of the RENEW (Research and Education in Energy, Environment, and Water) program.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:05:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 51585 at http://wrvo.org University at Buffalo to tackle global environmental issues Nationwide research project enlists public to help collect water data http://wrvo.org/post/nationwide-research-project-enlists-public-help-collect-water-data <p>Mobile technology has created some new opportunities for citizen scientists to play an active part in research, especially with tighter budgets. Now a nationwide project is enlisting the public to gather up-to-date information on water levels.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:03:57 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 40494 at http://wrvo.org Nationwide research project enlists public to help collect water data Advisory group looks to rejuvinate NY legacy cities http://wrvo.org/post/advisory-group-looks-rejuvinate-ny-legacy-cities <p>An advisory group looking at strategies for rejuvenating New York state's "legacy cities" says collaboration and coordination with the governor's Regional Economic Development Councils are crucial for upstate cities dealing with declining populations and job opportunities.</p><p> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 34626 at http://wrvo.org Researchers conduct first major earthquake simulation in New York state http://wrvo.org/post/researchers-conduct-first-major-earthquake-simulation-new-york-state <p>Researchers from the University at Buffalo conducted the state's first large-scale earthquake simulation on Tuesday to determine how prone unreinforced masonry walls are to quake damage. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:52:35 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 33733 at http://wrvo.org Researchers conduct first major earthquake simulation in New York state Summer school for science teachers http://wrvo.org/post/summer-school-science-teachers <p>Educators across the country agree schools need more students to excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Yet hooking students on these subjects remains a challenge, especially for generally low performing schools with few resources. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:15:43 +0000 Daniel Robison 27652 at http://wrvo.org Summer school for science teachers Police face higher health risks: UBuffalo study http://wrvo.org/post/police-face-higher-health-risks-ubuffalo-study <p>Due to the stressful nature of police work, law enforcement officers face higher risks of obesity, suicide, sleeplessness and cancer, according to a new study from a University at Buffalo professor who has a unique insight into the issue.</p><p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:17:17 +0000 Daniel Robison 27302 at http://wrvo.org Police face higher health risks: UBuffalo study New $300 million medical building opens in Buffalo http://wrvo.org/post/new-300-million-medical-building-opens-buffalo <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The newest addition to Buffalo&rsquo;s skyline has opened its doors.</p><p>The 10-story, $300 million Gates Vascular Institute/Clinical and Translational Research Center houses a state-of-the-art surgery center, research labs and a business incubator.</p><p> Wed, 30 May 2012 20:15:03 +0000 Daniel Robison 20116 at http://wrvo.org New $300 million medical building opens in Buffalo