Microsoft Research Blog

The Microsoft Research blog provides in-depth views and perspectives from our researchers, scientists and engineers, plus information about noteworthy events and conferences, scholarships, and fellowships designed for academic and scientific communities.

  1. 2019 Faculty Fellows

    Investing in leading minds—Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship

    How does a leading research institution ensure the flow of computer science talent and keep the most talented minds in the space focused on solving today’s truly challenging problems? The Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship recognizes innovative, promising new faculty members with $100,000 USD annually for…
    April 30, 2019 by Sandy Blyth
  2. ACM announces creation of Chuck Thacker Breakthrough in Computing Award

    ACM – the Association for Computing Machinery – has created a new major award to honor 2009 A.M. Turing Laureate Charles P. “Chuck” Thacker. The award honors Thacker’s pioneering contributions to computing, considered by the community to have propelled the world in the early 1970s…
    July 18, 2018
  3. Class of 2018-19 PhD fellows to push frontiers of AI

    Class of 2018-19 PhD fellows to push frontiers of AI By Sandy Blyth A graduate student working on technology that leverages human brain signals to accelerate robot learning and another student who is developing models of human conversations that capture what is explicitly communicated and…
    January 9, 2018 by Sandy Blyth
  4. Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant program

    Dissertation Grant Winners Announced

    Support for under-represented Ph.D. students in computer sciences By Lynn Parker, Writer, Microsoft The Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant program offers financial support to selected doctoral students from groups that are under-represented in the field of computing in the form of grants to complete their dissertations.…
    June 27, 2017