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Research in Computing for Humanities

The Collaboratory for Research in Computing for Humanities (RCH), a research unit of the University of Kentucky (UK), brings together faculty and students from engineering, computer science, and the humanities, arts, and social sciences for collaboration on research projects in the Digital Humanities. The RCH provides physical and computational infrastructure, technical support, and grant writing assistance to university faculty who wish to undertake humanities computing projects, and it encourages and supports interdisciplinary projects among individuals and groups from UK and around the world.

  • If you are a scholar in the Humanities, Arts, or Social Sciences at the University of Kentucky and are interested in digital methods, models, tools, environments, visualization, and presentation...
  • If you are a UK Computer Scientist or Engineer and seek to apply your models, programs, systems, and equipment to problems, data sets, and objects from cultural, historical, and social research...
  • If you are interested in investigating the potential benefits of collaborative work using digital research tools and methods with humanities, arts, and social science data in your scholarly work...

...the Collaboratory for Research in Computing for Humanities (RCH) can provide assistance to help you realize these goals.

How to Find Us

The main research facilities (Projects Office and "Digital Research Incubator") of the RCH are located in rooms 3-51 and 3-52 of the William T. Young Library on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The rooms are in Core 1, at the north end of the west side of the third floor of the library. See the Third Floor Map on the library's website (we're in the upper left corner).

Phone Numbers: Projects Office (Young Library): 859-257-9549 || Director's Office (Office Tower): 859-257-7101

E-Mail: Director's E-Mail: lauersdorf {at} uky {dot} edu

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