Blog

  • Students attend Multi Drone Summer School thanks to SICSA funding

    by Siobhan Duncan, Heriot Watt University 6 December 2018 In August of this year the Multi Drone project hosted a summer school in Thessaloniki, Greece. Three PhD students from the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, Hugo Sardinha, Helmi Fraser and myself, attended the summer school funded by the SICSA Summer/Winter School Bursary along with 90 participants from Scotland, ... Read more
  • SICSA Education funding helps PWSAfrica’s goal to empower scientists in Africa with the basic computer programming skills.

    by PWSAfrica Team 13 November 2018 PWSAfrica’s goal is to empower scientists in Africa with the basic computer programming skills, which they would need to enhance their research. In August 2018, five computer scientists from the University of Glasgow set foot in Nigeria to run the first edition of this initiative. The workshop was certainly successful in ... Read more
  • SICSA’s Continued Support for Cyber Events

    by Dr Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo 15 October 2018 At Edinburgh Napier University we have received SICSA funding on numerous occasions to assist our cybersecurity events. These events have included but are not limited to: Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) symposium – 2016: https://thecyberacademy.org/event/pgcs-symposium The PGCS is an annual gathering of postgraduate research students working in cybersecurity areas. It is a ... Read more
  • Why I changed my mind about A.I.  

    By Suzy Powell, PR and Communications Executive, Interface 13th September 2018  The words “Artificial Intelligence” provoke a variety of responses in people, from suspicion to excitement. But one thing is certain, it is here to stay and will form a growing part of all our lives.   Harnessing A.I. to make people’s lives better greatly excites some people and the possibilities seem endless. Its application in ... Read more
  • A decade of SICSA PhD Conferences

    by Dr Jeremy Singer, SGA Director 17 July 2018 Last month, I attended the tenth SICSA PhD conference at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. This is the northern-most location for our annual conference so far, and I was impressed by the beautiful setting and ideal facilities at this modern university campus. Paul Hagan from RGU opened the conference; ... Read more