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The Microsoft Research blog shares stories of collaborations with computer scientists at academic and scientific institutions to advance technical innovations in computing, as well as related events, scholarships, and fellowships.

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  1. Boosting fitness and workplace performance looks to machine learning for answers

    By Miran Lee, Principal Research Program Manager, Microsoft Research A field study exploring the usability of integrating fitness equipment into a workstation environment has researchers looking to tap next-generation machine learning innovations to address the seemingly elusive challenge of burning…

    September 2016

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  2. Microsoft Research brings summer school to Russia’s emergent tech hub

    By John Kaiser, Writer, Microsoft Microsoft Research recently concluded  its eighth annual summer school in Kazan, Russia, challenging students to conceptualize and build new applications from the sensors and devices emerging from the Internet of Things (IoT). “Our summer schools…

    September 2016

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  3. Summer school data science research could trigger real world changes

    By John Kaiser, Writer, Microsoft Research Microsoft Research hosted its third annual Data Science Summer School in New York City as a diverse group of undergraduate students deployed some of the latest data crunching techniques on millions of rows of…

    August 2016

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  4. Nanotechnology comes to life with needle-based human interface devices

    By Noboru Kuno, Research Program Manager, Microsoft Research Researchers at Microsoft and Tokyo’s Keio University have developed systems that could allow people to use tiny, painless needles to do things like monitor medical conditions or receive information without looking at…

    August 2016

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  5. Long-term collaboration takes aim at mobile browsing

    By Lily Sun, Research Program Manager, Microsoft Research Asia As mobile browsing continues to consume an ever larger share of Internet services, the stakes of improving the mobile user experience have never been greater. That’s one of the reasons that…

    August 2016

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  6. PhD Summer School brings top students to Cambridge

    By Scarlet Schwiderski-Grosche, Senior Research Program Manager Pivoting from the Old World charm of High Tea to contemplating a dystopian AI-dominated future was among the many experiences facing more than 80 doctoral students at the PhD Summer School, held July 4–8…

    August 2016

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