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  • Blog Post: 2015 Summer School inspires top PhD students

    The first week of July didn’t just see the arrival of extraordinarily high temperatures across Europe—it also brought extraordinarily high energy to Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK, as 81 top PhD students gathered for the tenth annual Microsoft Research Cambridge PhD Summer School. Hailing...
  • Blog Post: From flying robots to energy-efficient memory systems

    Today, February 5, 2014, marked the kickoff workshop for the Swiss Joint Research Center (Swiss JRC), a collaborative research engagement between Microsoft Research and the two universities that make up the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology: ETH Zürich ( Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule...
  • Blog Post: PhD students convene in Cambridge for 2013 Summer School

    Sixty students from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa participated in the 2013 PhD Summer School at Microsoft Research Cambridge. The beginning of July is always a special time of year at Microsoft Research Cambridge as we welcome PhD students to our annual PhD Summer School. We began our eighth...
  • Blog Post: Paris, Machine Learning, and the Wonders of Streaming

    Standing on the banks of the Seine, I found myself marveling at the beauty of “April in Paris” (cue the 1930s song). Perhaps it was the scent of the flowers in bloom in the Jardin du Luxembourg or the warmth of the Continental spring. But, most likely, my contentment stemmed from the success...
  • Blog Post: Machine Learning Summit Goes Virtual

    This April, Paris will be even more exciting than usual, as the Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit takes place on the company’s “Le Campus.” This year, we will be streaming the keynotes and interviews live from the summit on April 23, from 13:30 to 17:00 GMT (9:30 A.M. to 1...
  • Blog Post: Sound the Bagpipes: Joint Initiative in Informatics Announced

    On October 5, 2011, on the stately campus of the University of Edinburgh, Sir Tim O’Shea , principal of the University of Edinburgh, and Rick Rashid , chief research officer of Microsoft Research, officially inaugurated a significant joint initiative in informatics. It was standing room only in...
  • Blog Post: Students Envision the Future at Russian Summer School

    As the saying goes, “ Seeing is believing. ” But with computers, that’s only half the story. Cameras are becoming an ever-present part of our world. They are built into cell phones and laptops, and dot the landscape in storefronts and on street corners. Their pervasive images present...
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