Microsoft Research Cambridge was set up in July 1997 with three researchers. Today over 100 researchers, mostly from Europe, are engaged in computer science research at the lab. The city of Cambridge, England, was the clear choice for the location of the facility because of its world-renowned reputation and its rich history as a center of learning.
|Fetch! New Microsoft Garage app uses artificial intelligence to name that breed
Man's best friend has inspired a new app: Fetch! Using your iPhone camera or photo library, it can identify and classify dogs by breeds and tell you what kind of human personality fits best with specific breeds.
|How Microsoft and Novartis created Assess MS to more consistently track multiple sclerosis symptoms
Collaboration between Microsoft Research's Cambridge (U.K.) lab and biotech company Novartis holds the promise of helping doctors more quickly bring better treatments to patients who are suffering from multiple sclerosis.
|Microsoft-led research team wins Marr prize for outstanding computer vision research
A team led by a Microsoft researcher has won the prestigious Marr prize in computer vision research for a paper that presents an alternative to what is currently the most popular method of teaching computers to recognize images.
From the Laboratory Director
“At Microsoft Research in Cambridge, we are proud to be part of a world-leading research organisation of over 1,000 of the most talented people in computing. Our open and unconstrained approach to research, coupled with the bold and inquisitive minds of our researchers and engineers, has seen our lab produce contributions to Microsoft’s most successful products and services, as well as key contributions to the academic community. But, we have just scratched the surface of what technology can do for us. We are continuing to push the boundaries of computing to create ubiquitous technologies with the potential to transform our lives.”
- Professor Christopher M. Bishop,
Laboratory Director, Microsoft Research Cambridge
Watch the video to learn more
We are Hiring
Our main Intern program is focused on students enrolled in current PhD or Masters programs however we also have opportunities for UK based undergraduates in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study to apply for an 8 week internship to provide experience in a commercial research environment. Find out more information about Cambridge internships, here.
A postdoc position in the Cambridge lab is a great opportunity to work with some of the top minds and the strongest teams in the research community, in a whole range of areas of computer science and information engineering. Find out how you can apply for a Postdoc position with Microsoft Research Cambridge, here.
At Cambridge we have a number of highly prestigious fellowships in conjunction with our partners, the University of Cambridge. Postdoc candidates will have the opportunity to apply and be considered for fellowships with Downing College, Corpus Christi College and Darwin College and all the benefits associated with being a Fellow.
There are a variety of technical, non-Researcher positions in Microsoft Research. Be on the forefront of computer science research and technology development, working with world-class research colleagues on meaningful research and product incubations. Find out more about these positions here.
Microsoft Research provides a vibrant research environment with an open publications policy and with close links to top academic institutions across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Find out more and apply for one of our Researcher opportunities at Microsoft Research Cambridge here.
Tuesday 8th March, 5:00 – 6:00pm
We invite you to hear Pedro’s story as he launches his new book.
Register here to ensure your place
- Summer School on the Internet of Things 2016
Kazan, Russia· 1723 July 2016
- Pedro Algorta
Microsoft Research Cambridge· 8 March 2016
- 1st Int'l Code Hunt Workshop on Educational Software Engineering (CHESE 2015)
Baltimore, MD· 14 July 2015
Microsoft Research Ltd
21 Station Road
Cambridge CB1 2FB
+44 1223 479700
Get directions, maps, and more...