BAFTA Breakthrough Brits is a new initiative that supports and celebrates up-and-coming British talent

BAFTA is searching for talented newcomers in Film, TV and Games as part of a brand new initiative. In partnership with Burberry, Breakthrough Brits will showcase and support the next generation of creative talent. Applications open: 04 June Application Deadline: 08 July at 10am Jump to the detailed information Click to see answers to frequently…


Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship 2012– Results

Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship 2012 We are pleased to announce the final results of this year’s PhD Scholarship Programme.  In September 2011, Microsoft Research received 110 PhD applications which were reviewed by 148 internal and external reviewers between October and December 2011. Microsoft Research  have now selected 16 applications that will be funded through Microsoft…


Touch Mouse: From an idea to award-winning paper to amazing product

  For the past few weeks I have been getting to grips with my new Touch Mouse. Microsoft first unveiled the Touch Mouse, a new multi-touch device designed exclusively for Windows 7 that enables users to click, flick, scroll, and swipe at 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show. The Touch mouse makes it easier and more…


August Update from Microsoft Research & Faculty Connection

Understanding the Immune Response to HIV HIV infection may not be the death sentence it once was, but it remains an undeniably serious condition that requires aggressive, life-long treatment and entails the ever-present threat of severe immunological impairment. Consequently, medical researchers continue to investigate the mechanisms by which HIV infection evades detection by the body’s…


July Update from Microsoft Research & Faculty Connection

Functional Contact Lens Monitors Blood Sugar Without Needles – Video Researchers from the University of Washington and Microsoft Research Connections are working together to develop a non-invasive, technological solution to improve both the health and overall quality of life for diabetics: a contact lens that monitors blood glucose levels. The functional contact lens is an…


Imagine Cup 2011 World Wide Finals

The 2011 Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals took place yesterday from 16:00-19:00 EST (NYC Local Time) 8pm to 11pm GMT you can watch a video recording of the stream here. The “World Festival Awards Ceremony” will be held at the David H. Koch Theater at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in downtown New York City! …


Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship 2012

Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship 2012 The website is now live for the next PhD Scholarship Programme applications call Application deadline: 16 September 2011, 17:00 GMT Please let your academic contacts know about it! The programme is open to all universities or national research institutions in any country in Europe, the Middle East or Africa….