Microsoft Research Call for Papers


Microsoft Research is accepting proposals for research grants in seminal software engineering areas, innovative software engineering education methods, and improvements in the software-development process.


Approximately twelve awards of about US$15,000 to US$25,000 each are to be awarded by Microsoft Research. Awards are made for the purpose of seed-funding larger initiatives, proofs of concept, or demonstrations of feasibility.


Proposals will only be accepted from the following institutions: (i) accredited universities awarding degrees at the baccalaureate level or above or (ii) a research institution with non-profit status. The competition is open to all eligible institutions worldwide.

If your area of research is any of the following (but not limited to just these areas):

·    Computer supported cooperative work

·    Empirical software engineering

·    Engineering secure software

·    Mining software repositories

·    Programming languages and design

·    Software dependability, safety, and reliability

·    Software engineering education

·    Software processes

·    Software requirements engineering

·    Software testing and analysis

·    Software verification

·    Static analysis and bug-finding

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The application deadline is 1 February 2010 and the notification of the result will be 1 May 2010.


Don`t miss out on this opportunity and apply now!


Kind regards,


Andreia David

Lead Microsoft Student Partner Ticino, Microsoft Switzerland