Blog

  • Welcome to our new SICSA Director of Education

    by Dr Rachel Menzies, SICSA Education Director 5 March 2018 In February, I took over as the SICSA Director of Education, a post which had been vacant since Dr Karen Petrie stepped down last year. Already I’ve been really busy, sitting on a number of advisory boards so far, and I’m only two weeks in! I’m currently ... Read more
  • SICSA CDT Bid Writing Workshop Update

    by Dr Jeremy Singer 19 February 2018 Only a few weeks till the deadline for outline applications to the EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training call! SICSA organized a workshop in Glasgow last week, to bring together Scottish computer scientists who are intending to submit CDT proposals. Around 25 academics attended the event, representing a majority of the ... Read more
  • SICSA can help with your CDT outline proposal

    by Dr Jeremy Singer. SGA Director 2 February 2018 SICSA aims to maximise the success of EPSRC CDT applications from our member institutions. To this end, we want to support CDT outline bids as far as possible. SICSA has committed to providing a £75K package of in-kind support to each CDT bid. This comprises reserved places at ... Read more
  • Our EU proposal writing and submission with support from SICSA PEER funding

    by Juan Ye 29 January 2018 Have you experienced the challenge when you are socialising with people from a wide, diverse background? You may have different ethnic, educational, cultural background, and understanding each other may take a lot of effort. Our EU FET project, called DIVERSITY, is to deliver technological tools that humans can use to overcome ... Read more
  • PECE visit to USC/ISI – Los Angeles, US

    by Dr Rosa Filgueira 22 January 2018 My exchange involved visiting Ewa Deelman and Yolanda Gil, both located in the same University (USC) and Institute (Information Science Institute – ISI), from 30th September to 10th December 2017. This visit gave me the great opportunity to work with two World-leading authority on the research and development of advanced ... Read more