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Dr. Peer Bork Wins 2009 Microsoft Award 

Peer Bork Wins 2009 Microsoft Award
Dr. Bork has won the 250,000 euro award for his research on the relations between the nature of the human microbiome and various parameters such as age, ethnic background, disease status, nutrition habits, and individual genetic components.
Read the press release in French.

  

A New Joint Research Center in Russia 

A New Joint Research Centre in Russia
Microsoft Research and the Space Research Institute (IKI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences agree to create a joint research centre in Moscow. 

Trento Centre: Award-Winning Research 

Trento Centre: Award-Winning Research

The value of the research being conducted at the Microsoft Research–University of Trento Centre for Computational and Systems Biology (CoSBi) is validated by success in a recent European forum.  

 INRIA Collaboration a Joint Success

INRIA Collaboration a Joint Success

In just two years, the collaboration fostered by the Microsoft Research–INRIA Joint Centre has resulted in a broad range of research accomplishments.

 
INRIA Researcher Wins Royal Society and Académie des sciences Microsoft Award 

INRIA Researcher Wins Royal Society and Académie des sciences Microsoft Award
Nicholas Ayache, research director for the French national institute for research in computer science and automatic control, has been named the 2008 winner of the Royal Society and Académie des sciences Microsoft Award.
Read the press release in French.

 

Giorgio Parisi 

Professor of Quantum theories wins major international prize
October 2007 – In Paris on October 16, Giorgio Parisi, world-renowned for his research into complex systems, received the second annual Royal Society and Académie des sciences Microsoft European Science Award.

 

Microsoft Research Contributes up to €1 Million for Exceptional PhD Research

Microsoft Research Contributes up to €1 Million for Exceptional PhD Research...
Microsoft Research, the Max Planck Institutes for Computer Science and for Software Systems, and the Computer Science Department at Saarland University today announced that Microsoft Research will contribute up to €1 million to help fund 15 students’ PhD research projects.

 

Microsoft Research Working with INRIA to Foster Fundamental Advances 

Microsoft Research Working with INRIA to Foster Fundamental Advances
February 2007 – Microsoft Research, in conjunction with the French research institute INRIA, is investigating new avenues for fundamental research at the Microsoft Research-INRIA Joint Centre, which recently was inaugurated just outside Paris.

 

Microsoft Research Cambridge Celebrates Computer Scientists of the Future 

Microsoft Research Cambridge Celebrates Computer Scientists of the Future
December 2006 – In a pair of events, Microsoft Research Cambridge demonstrated its ongoing support of European students on track to make outstanding contributions to computing and science.

 

U.K. Professor Captures Inaugural European Science Award

U.K. Professor Captures Inaugural European Science Award

International Computing Prize Goes to Cell Biologist
November 2006 – A computational cell biologist from the University of Cambridge has won one of the largest international prizes in science, the Royal Society and Académie des Sciences Microsoft European Science award, it was announced today.

 

Microsoft Research Awards €1.8M to Europe’s Future Science Pioneers 

Microsoft Research Awards €1.8M to Europe’s Future Science Pioneers
February 2006 – Students receive up to €90,000 for research in computing and the intersection of computing and the sciences.

 
Microsoft and INRIA to Establish New Institute for Computational Science in France 

Microsoft and INRIA to Establish New Institute for Computational Science in France
April 2005 – Research will focus on accelerating advances in IT security and reliability and on a next generation of computational tools for scientists.

 
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