SICSA HCI Doctoral Consortium 2015

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Date(s) - 24/08/2015
All Day

University of Dundee

Following on from previous successful SICSA HCI Doctoral Consortium events, we have decided to continue this annual event at the University of Dundee on Monday 24th August 2015. The event is designed to help PhD students in the HCI theme to present their ideas and gather feedback from experienced researchers in a friendly environment.

The SICSA HCI Doctoral Consortium provides an opportunity for doctoral students in Scotland to explore and develop their research interests in a friendly workshop guided by experienced SICSA researchers. The Doctoral Consortium will allow you to present your ideas and get feedback from a panel of experienced PhD supervisors and researchers, and the other students attending. This is a great way to get feedback on your work in a friendly and helpful environment before you submit your thesis, as well as reflect on your future career options.


All doctoral students in Scottish universities who work in an area covered by SICSA HCI are eligible to apply. We encourage applications from students in all years of study but particularly those in their second or third year.

How to apply:

Applicants should submit a CV, a description of their research on two pages of A4 with a minimum font size of 10 pt, and a letter of recommendation from their supervisor affirming that the student is at the right point in their PhD to benefit from attendance the Doctoral Consortium. The research description should include the main problem (or research question) that is being addressed and may include a description of results obtained so far or results expected in the near future.

Your application package containing a CV, a 2-page description of your research, and a letter of recommendation from your supervisor should be emailed to on or before July 24th, 2015.

Important dates:

Deadline for application: Friday 24th July 2015

Notification of acceptance: Friday 31st July 2015

Date of SICSA HCI doctoral consortium: Monday 24th August 2015


David Flatla, University of Dundee
Uta Hinrichs, University of St Andrews
Rachel Menzies, University of Dundee
Michael Smyth, Edinburgh Napier University

Further information:

If you wish to find out more information about this event, please contact Dr. Rachel Menzies at in the first instance.

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