Microsoft Research Connections

Microsoft Research believes that collaboration between the public and private sectors, combined with the power of computing, can help researchers as they work to solve the most urgent challenges in medicine, environmental science, engineering, education and many other fields.

That worldwide collaborative research is driven by Microsoft Research Connections (a division of the Microsoft Research organization), and is designed to complement and augment the research that is conducted by more than 800 researchers at Microsoft.

In partnership with distinguished scientists, researchers, academics, and educators, Microsoft Research Connections builds technologies and services to strengthen and accelerate advances in important areas of research. Our collaborations include research to address problems in global health, food and water supplies, natural disasters, and climate change. Our goal: to provide scientists, engineers, and researchers with technologies that enable them to spend more time on discovery and less time managing data and systems.

Microsoft Research Connections has supported and continues to support groundbreaking research and innovation throughout the world. Our collaborations include numerous highly successful, cutting-edge projects, ranging from the seamless exploration of the universe with the WorldWide Telescope to the ongoing pursuit of an HIV/AIDS vaccine.

Additional research projects include using mass spectrometry in an effort to help save patients, the use of intelligent systems for assisted cognition, building the next generation of computational tools to help scientists understand complex biological systems and combat diseases, and the use of technology to enrich the teaching of computer science. Meanwhile, the creation of an open, extensible online platform is facilitating the exchange and sharing of ideas within the research community in Asia.

Microsoft Research Connections supports long-term initiatives to enhance teaching and learning through the creative use of technologies in curricula such as robotics, Tablet PCs, collaborative technologies, and gaming development to illustrate core concepts and principles of computer science.

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