Research News

  • March 13, 2019

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    New research unlocking the secrets of how languages change

    New research is helping scientists around the world understand what drives language change, especially when languages are in their infancy. The results will shed light on how the limitations of the human brain change language and provide an understanding of the complex interaction between languages and the human beings who use them.

  • January 18, 2019

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    RIT readies for new Global Cybersecurity Institute

    Site preparation is underway for RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute, a new wing of the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences that will help the university become a nexus of cybersecurity education and research.

  • November 20, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence - with a human touch

    There is a growing group of RIT researchers working in a field broadly known as artificial intelligence, or AI. They are building increasingly complex algorithms—the rules that govern operating systems—so that machines can perform tasks that normally require human intelligence.
  • November 20, 2018

    MAGIC spells opportunity with new learning laboratory

    RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios opened the doors to its new home this fall, inviting students, faculty and industry professionals to experience a digital media development and publishing learning laboratory never before seen in the Northeast.
  • November 20, 2018

    Improving ASL communication

    Matt Huenerfauth and his research team are developing animations of American Sign Language—a language that requires precise control of hand and body movement as well as facial expressions.
  • August 2, 2018

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    RIT brings together ‘smart city’ experts for workshop

    As part of RIT’s Urban Data Science initiative, 100 researchers and practitioners from around the world came together to discuss the future of smart cities at the International Workshop on Urban Data Science in Bangkok.