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USF Research & Innovation, Florida High Tech Corridor invest in undergraduate research across USF

Through the newly formed Undergraduate Research Initiative, more than 150 students will receive paid research engagements, training and opportunities to present their work.

November 21, 2022Research and Innovation, Student Success

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Bots with feelings: Study explores deploying AI chatbots with emotions in customer service

AI chatbots that show positive feelings — such as adding an “I am excited to do so!” or a few exclamation marks — do not necessarily translate into positive reactions or contribute to higher customer satisfaction, the study revealed.

December 7, 2022Research and Innovation

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Too many – or too few – job demands can spoil a good night’s sleep

A new study by researchers at the University of South Florida reveals that the relationship between work demands and a good night’s rest is nuanced. Conventional wisdom that suggests that people with the most demanding jobs would have the most trouble sleeping isn't necessarily true.

November 29, 2022Research and Innovation

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