Post Event Archive – Faculty Forum Presentations now online

For those of you who missed out on the Faculty Forum in Melbourne, the presentations are now located at the Post Event ArchivePresentations:David Jones, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering (.ppt 9MB) Kurt Akeley, MSR Asia Lab Update (.ppt 491KB) Norbert Haehnel, Knowledge Economy Australia (.ppt 841KB) Paul Roe, .NET in the IT Curriculum (.ppt…


Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings from the team at Microsoft Australia.  Enjoy the festive season with your family and friends.  See you back in the New Year.


New Request for Proposal: Phoenix and SSCLI Compilation and Managed Execution

Microsoft Research External Research and Programs is pleased to announce a new worldwide Request For Proposals (RFP):  Phoenix and SSCLI: Compilation and Managed Execution.  Proposals will be accepted until January 17, 2006 at Noon (PDT, -8 UTC/GMT).  For full details, guidelines, and instructions, please click here Overview and Objectives: This RFP seeks to encourage first-rate…

Inviting all Victorian Faculty Members to the Microsoft Faculty Forum

In order to build closer ties with Universities, Microsoft will be holding their annual Faculty Forum in Melbourne on December 13th 2005.  Microsoft Research Asia University Relations and Microsoft Australia would like to invite you to the Faculty Forum so you can learn more about what programs and initiatives are in place for Faculty in Australia.  We…

Microsoft Australia offering AUD$500 Student Scholarships

Microsoft Australia is offering a AUD$500 Student Scholarship for your University department. This offer is for departments who have at least one new class teaching Microsoft .NET technology (new to the class in 2006).  If you are interested in this offer please email


Microsoft Research announces global RFP – Digital Inclusion

Microsoft Research announced the first global request for proposal (RFP) for academic research in the domain of Digital Inclusion.  The $1.2 million funding opportunity seeks to empower academic researchers worldwide to tackle technological challenges to positively impact health, education and socio-economic conditions in underserved areas.  The potential for impact in this area is huge: approximately…


New Microsoft for Faculty site

Created just for you! out the resources and order your faculty kit from the site.


2 Free .NET books bought to you by MSDN

MSDN is offering 2 free books for download. 1. Introducing Visual Basic 2005 for Developers2. Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Click here to go to the page


Request for Proposal for Gaming and Graphics- Research or Curriculum responses USD$15,000

Here is the link to the RFP Document Proposals will be accepted in electronic form only and should be submitted via email to   The important timeframes you need to be aware of are as follows:- Last date for submission of proposals:December 24, 2005.Notification of awards:January 25, 2006.MSRA Regional Theme WorkshopMarch 22 to 25, 2006 (Beijing)


New MSDN Connection for Faculty is Live

MSDN Connection is the ultimate resource for Faculty members. Whether you’re looking to build closer relationships with Microsoft and developers; exchange ideas through peer to peer interaction; or just keep up to date with the latest industry development trends and technology, MSDN Connection is the program for you.Click here to Sign Up