Learn through research or entrepreneurship

By the water, in the labs or interacting with business clients, you'll discover more about yourself. UB offers many opportunities for research collaboration and entrepreneurial enterprise.

students and wind turbines.

students engage in hands-on research, investigating potential lake erie pollution sources at woodlawn beach with wind turbines in the background.

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Explore your interests

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注ub's nationally recognized center for undergraduate research and creative activity (curca) helps students expand their horizons and meet their potential. it connects them to a growing number of scholarship opportunities in academic departments across the campuses—from african-american studies to urban planning. 

Immerse yourself in research

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注ub's scholarly communities help you mine the university's rich opportunities for research and creative endeavors. faculty advisers and instructors can guide you across the broad spectrum of academic disciplines or work with you to narrow the focus and launch specific projects. choose how you live, work and socialize with like-minded classmates.

Share your findings

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注showcase your accomplishments at the annual celebration of academic excellence.

curca helps fund ub students who are accepted to present their research at  in albany, at disciplinary conferences and annual meetings, and at annual conferences hosted by the  and

Apply for research awards

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注ub can help fund your research project and assist you in getting the experiences and skills you’ll need to compete for national and international research awards and scholarships.

Engage your entrepreneurial side

ub provides many opportunities for students to engage in entrepreneurial activities from a pitch contest to a start-up competition. from internships to the blackstone launchpad, ub nurtures your desires for innovation.

Shared research facilities and equipment

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注the university has several shared facilities that support active research by faculty members and their students. these are among the most frequently used spaces.


ub offers cleanrooms with class 10,000, 1000, and 100 working space.


2020欧洲杯体育直播投注offering analytical services and testing equipment for materials – liquid, powder, surface and bulk – characterization.


find the rates for ub facilities, whether an industry or academic user.


search the database to find equipment that can advance your research.