Connect and collaborate in Africa and the Middle East
We collaborate with the world’s top academic researchers and institutions to develop technologies that fuel data-intensive scientific research to help solve some of the most urgent global challenges. Our fellowships and grants help foster the next generation of world-class scientists who are critical to the future of scientific discovery.
|Speaking in Someone Else’s Language
Microsoft Research makes major leaps in text and speech translation.
|Battling TB Using Microsoft Technology
Microsoft Research India has developed a biometric monitoring system to help patients complete tuberculosis treatment programs.
|Putting Threats to Wildlife on the Map
Thanks in part to the scientific expertise of the Computational Ecology and Environmental Science Group at Microsoft Research Cambridge, Microsoft has been named the first corporate partner of the Red List of Threatened Species.
- Inspire Programme Research Summer Schools
The Microsoft Research Inspire Programme supports interaction among researchers, lecturers, and students from developed and developing countries in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. It also recognises young scientists whose computer science research could have a positive impact on the developing world.
In addition to the Summer Schools, the Inspire Programme includes the following opportunities:
- Summer School in Russia Explores Research in the Cloud
16 September 2014
- Big Data Tamed with the Cloud
5 September 2014
- A New Tool to Correct DNA Sequencing Errors Using Consensus and Context
2 September 2014