Blog

  • My PECE visit to the Arizona State University

    By Dr Areti Manataki, Senior Researcher in The University of Edinburgh 22nd October 2017 In summer 2017 I visited the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the Arizona State University as part of a SICSA-funded Postdoctoral and Early Career Researcher Exchange (PECE). To say that this research visit has been successful would be an understatement. It has allowed ... Read more
  • SICSA DemoFest 2017

    by Dr Jeremy Singer, SICSA Graduate Academy Director 16 October 2017 Hundreds of people attended the SICSA DemoFest at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, last week. The annual DemoFest event showcases over 50 innovative Computing Science research projects currently under development at Scotland’s universities As I wandered round the large exhibition hall, I saw sonic levitating devices, virtual reality drum ... Read more
  • Helping your Cyber Security Journey

    by Alan Settery, SICSA Cyber Security Network Integrator 9 October 2017 As always Freshers week was full of enthusiasm and energy as students were welcomed across Scotland’s universities and now settle down to start their new computing science and cyber security courses. It’s an exciting time to be involved and set out on this journey; technology is evolving ... Read more
  • At the Interface of Innovation

    by Heather Alexander, Interface Marketing Manager 27 July 2017 Interface are delighted to be working with SICSA and involved in this year’s DemoFest to help promote the great work that is happening in Scottish universities across Informatics and Computer Sciences. At Interface we connect organisations of all sizes, from all sectors, to the right academic expertise for increased ... Read more
  • SICSAConf2017: Discovering great things in Dundee!

    I have discovered so many new things over the past two days at the SICSA PhD conference in Dundee. First I learned a new word – smirry – which described the Dundonian weather – grey and a bit wet (I think). Then I was inspired by our two PhD Conference keynote speakers. Chris van der Kuyl gave us ... Read more