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  • £420K to support Scottish research in Cyber-Security and Cyber-Resilience

    The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of its new Cyber Nexus.  The SICSA Cyber Nexus is led by Professor Kevin Hammond of the University of St Andrews, who is also the Director of SICSA; and brings together key researchers from 14 Scottish Universities. The SICSA Cyber Nexus represents a £420K 18-month investment by the UK ... Read more
  • SICSA Postdoctoral Engagement in European Research Funding (PEER) – £10K per applicant available 

    Introduction The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) recently awarded SICSA further funding to boost participation in European research.   SICSA is therefore able to provide support of up to £10,000 per application for researchers in Informatics and Computing Sciences pursuing participation in EU projects. We will consider proposals from all researchers working within SICSA institutions. You can find more details for ... Read more
  • Applications for SICSA Director of Education now open

    We are pleased to announce that we are now recruiting for a new SICSA Director of Education.  Applications are welcome from any suitable member of academic staff working at a SICSA member institution. SICSA Education has a focus on enhancing collaboration across the core activities of Undergraduate and Postgraduate education provision in Scotland. The group represents ... Read more
  • Medical Visualisation Hackathon

    Product Forge is running a Medical Visualisation Hackathon at CodeBase in Edinburgh from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th November 2017 with Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems Europe and Scottish Health Innovations Ltd. Entrepreneurially minded data scientists and analysts, clinicians, designers and software engineers will spend 3 days and 3 nights side by side analysing a range of ... Read more
  • 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