University of Edinburgh Microsoft Research Joint Initiative in Informatics

Established: October 5, 2011

Jelte Meuse, Anastasis Georgoulas, Andy Gordon, Miltiadis Allamanis and Jinli Hu

Pictured left to right: Jelte Meuse, Anastasis Georgoulas, Andy Gordon, Miltiadis Allamanis and Jinli Hu

The joint initiative celebrates and consolidates research ties between the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh, and Microsoft Research, through the annual award of studentships to up to four PhD scholars within the Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship programme.

The initiative was launched October 5, 2011, at a meeting between Professor Sir Tim O’Shea, Principal of the University of Edinburgh, and Rick Rashid, Chief Research Officer, Microsoft Research.

The convenor of the initiative is Andy Gordon, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge, and Professor of Computer Security, University of Edinburgh.

Twenty one PhD students participated in the initiative, which consisted of six annual cohorts of PhD students.

Coverage of the Launch of the Initiative

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