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
- by Jordan Watts, Marketing Manager at Company Connecting
24 April 2017
Company Connecting is a Scottish based platform designed to help IT companies and individuals working within IT to find one another, essentially facilitating the growth of the IT industry by improving accessibility. We have gathered all the data on Scottish IT companies with individual detail and ... Read more
- Cyber Security is growing in importance as more and more of what we do moves online. Both public and private sector organisations are employing more cyber security professionals, both because they want to secure their information, but also, increasingly, because they are required to do so by new legislation.
The University of Glasgow School of Computing ... Read more
- by Dr Jeremy Singer, SICSA Graduate Academy Director
22 March 2017
PhD research is a vital component of every university academic activity. Over the past decade, the UK funding model has shifted from individual PhD scholarships towards centres for doctoral training (CDTs). These are large cohorts of students located in centres of excellence devoted to specific research ... Read more
- by Professor Carron Shankland, University of Stirling
21 February 2017
We know that women are not well represented in our discipline. The 2016 Women in IT scorecard shows that while all girls get Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at an early age in school, the number of women drops throughout education to 36% at GCSE level, 26% ... Read more