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Here’s What You Missed at RLDM

Our shiny, happy booth at the RLDM conference, June 2017 The 2017 Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM) conference, informally known as the Gathering of the Brains™, is a place where some of the world’s leading neuroscientists and psychologists join up with the machine learning community to advance what we know about the human brain’s…

RBC Research Institute to Present Two Spotlight Workshop Papers at ICML 2017

RBC Research Institute is proud to have two spotlight workshop papers at this year’s International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) conference in Sydney, Australia. Representatives from our team will be downloading at least a dozen Netflix movies on their respective iPads in preparation for the flight to present their research next month. Below, a quick…

Get To Know Our Team: Amy Xiao

Amy Xiao receives her Developer 30 Under 30 Award in April. When Canadian Business magazine recognized Amy Xiao as one of Canada’s Developer 30 Under 30, we were elated but hardly surprised. It’s well known that Amy, a junior research developer at RBC Research Institute, is considered one of the fastest coders in the country….

Take a Tour of Our Toronto Lab

It’s been a pure labour of love. After months of design, planning, and execution, we’re thrilled to introduce our new office space at the beautiful MaRS Heritage Building in downtown Toronto. Can you picture yourself working here (and not just for spontaneous games of pickup outside the kitchen)? Check out job opportunities on our Careers…

Launch Party Gallery

We’re thrilled to share the images from the RBC Research Institute Launch Party, which took place at our Toronto office on June 21, 2017. Click on the image below to launch the full gallery.

RBC Research Institute Opens Its Doors for a ‘Mad’ Launch Party

June 21 marked two important firsts: The first day of summer and the official launch of RBC Research Institute’s Toronto lab. One of these events happens every year; the other once in a lifetime. The Research team stood proudly on hand to welcome over 100 guests into our newly renovated space. Academics, business visionaries, and…

RBC Research Prize 2017: Meet Our Winners

RBC and the University of Toronto recently partnered up to create the RBC Innovation Fellowship program, a joint venture designed to recognize exceptional faculty and graduate students and to provide them with additional resources to advance their research. The three prizes are awarded to those who exhibit the potential to make significant contributions to the…

Protecting Networks with Neural Networks

While not as high-profile as some of its more recent brethren, the October 2015 attack on TalkTalk, a telecom company in the UK, still managed to send chills across the ether. Using a SQL injection, cyber-attackers infiltrated customer data with the ease of a casual pickpocket lifting wallets on a crowded subway, accessing close to…

Data Engineer – Toronto & Edmonton

What’s the opportunity? RBC Research Institute is a team of researchers and developers dedicated to solving today’s leading problems in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Our researchers are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of theoretical and applied science, while our development team transforms state-of- the-art technologies and algorithms into impactful products with the potential to…