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  • Blog Post: Academics invited to create new Microsoft HoloLens experiences

    We are pleased to announce the Microsoft HoloLens Academic Research request for proposals (RFP), which will enable the academic community to join us in advancing the creation of new holographic computing experiences. The Microsoft HoloLens Academic RFP will award US$100,000 and two HoloLens development...
  • Blog Post: Innovation from the ground up and into the cloud

    Standing atop the tallest educational edifice in the world—the 240-meter (787-foot) tower of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)—really makes you think about the impact of education and research. This is home to some of the brightest minds in the world, including 11 Nobel Prize and six...
  • Blog Post: Z3 wins 2015 ACM SIGPLAN Award

    On Monday, June 15, Microsoft Research’s Z3 theorem prover received the 2015 ACM SIGPLAN Programming Languages Software Award . This prestigious award honors an institution or individuals for “developing a software system that has had a lasting influence, reflected in contributions to concepts...
  • Blog Post: Bringing the cloud to researchers around the world and online

    These have been impressive days for European research, highlighted by last year’s discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN and this year’s publication of the fifth assessment report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change . Both are stunning examples of thousands of researchers collaborating...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure for Research Award winners

    Microsoft Research is pleased to announce the successful applicants in our first round of Windows Azure for Research awards. You didn’t make it easy for us—we received many good quality proposals. Our selection committee evaluated each submission in terms of its potential to accelerate research...
  • Blog Post: Jim Gray would be proud

    The timing couldn’t have been better. I had come to Bethesda, Maryland, to present Dr. David Lipman , M.D., director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), with the seventh annual Jim Gray eScience Award . David was selected for his contribution to the development of NCBI...
  • Blog Post: Computerworld Honors Microsoft Research for Breakthroughs in Pneumonia and HIV

    Today is a proud day for Microsoft Research Connections and our academic collaborators, as two of our research efforts have been named 2013 IDG's Computerworld Honors Program Laureates . The Computerworld Honors program, founded in 1988, recognizes organizations and individuals who have used information...
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