To create more inclusive college classrooms that recognize the neurodiversity of students, UB has received a $293,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to build micro-credential training courses for computer science faculty.
WGRZ-TV reported that UB researchers have received a $293,000 National Science Foundation grant to fund neurodiversity training for computer science faculty. Faculty who complete the training will receive a micro-credential.
WBFO reports that UB learning scientists are using a $300,000 grant to create professional development that will teach professors how to best teach students with ADHD and other forms of neurodivergence.
WIVB-TV reported on the official opening of UB’s 24,000 square foot Structure for Outdoor Autonomy Research (SOAR). SOAR is thought to be one of the largest enclosed drone-testing facilities in the nation.
A multidisciplinary research team led by the University at Buffalo has been awarded $750,000 to develop digital literacy tools to curb the deleterious effects of online disinformation, reported the Niagara Gazette.
Element 14 reports that UB engineers led by Zhanpeng Jin developed SonicASL, a system that utilizes modified noise-canceling headphones linked with a smartphone to detect and translates American Sign Language.