Open acceptance of applications for Microsoft Research Summer School

    The traditional annual Microsoft Research Summer School opens on February 6, 2014. This year, training seminars for young scientists will be held from July 30 to August 6. The work of the school is organized by a division of Microsoft - Microsoft Research, with the support of Yandex and Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov. The goal of the Summer School this year will be to teach a new generation of researchers the skills to create cloud-based tools and systems needed in the big data age.

    Applicants for participation must complete the application until March 15, 2014 inclusive. The system is already open for registration, application submission starts on February 6, 2014.

    For more information about the Microsoft Research Summer School, go . You can apply for participation at

    “The transition to the cloud model of IT consumption is an important market trend and this is largely due to the spread of big data,” says Nikolai Pryanishnikov, Microsoft President in Russia. - Cloud technologies help to manage data of any volume and extract knowledge from them, which can become the basis for scientific discoveries and new achievements. That is why this year we have focused on this topic. ”

    The Microsoft Research Summer School program includes two days of training on working with the Windows Azure cloud platform, which provides an affordable and easy-to-use set of services for creating and deploying applications in the cloud. In addition, the school curriculum includes training courses and lectures from leading scientists from Indiana (USA), Newcastle (UK) universities, Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov, and representatives of Microsoft.

    Senior students, graduate students, young scientists and developers interested in cloud computing, as well as representatives of any academic discipline who have an understanding of the basics of scientific data analysis and basic programming skills in any accepted modern language used in science, can take part in the school ( e.g. C ++, C #, Python).

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