News Archive

  • Welcome to our new Director of Knowledge Exchange

    We extend a warm welcome to our new Director of Knowledge Exchange, Alistair Lawson, who joins SICSA today.  Alistair brings valuable experience to the role.  He is a member of the Centre for Distributed Computing, Networking and Security within the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University and is involved in Research and Knowledge Exchange projects ...
  • Local Transport Product Forge Event

    A room full of entrepreneurially minded data scientists and analysts, designers, software engineers and transport industry professionals spending 3 days and 3 nights side by side developing product prototypes to improve transport services within Scotland – sound good? Product Forge is running a competitive transport hackathon at CodeBase in Edinburgh from Thursday 4th May until Sunday ...
  • SICSA PhD Conference – Registration Open!

    We are delighted to confirm that the 2017 SICSA PhD Conference will take place on 27th & 28th June at the University of Dundee. Registration for the event is now open! The SICSA PhD Conference has become one of the highlights of the SICSA events calendar, bringing together Computing Science and Informatics PhD students, leading academics, and industry ...
  • New MSc IT Cyber Security for non-computing graduates

    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 ...
  • SICSA Education Director Recruitment: Deadline Extended

    We have extended the deadline for applications for the SICSA Director of Education position to 31st January 2017.  We invite applicants who are currently employed in academic/teaching positions at any SICSA member institution. The post is equivalent to 0.2FTE and the duration is 2 years.  This post is not directly funded by SICSA and as such it ...
  • Future Health Product Forge Hackathon

    A room full of entrepreneurially minded data scientists and analysts, clinicians, designers, and software engineers spending 3 days and 3 nights side by side developing new product ideas for patients, front line staff and the wider NHS..sound good? Product Forge is running a competitive healthcare hackathon at CodeBase in Edinburgh from Thursday 19th January until Sunday ...
  • Inspiring teens to become Scotland’s cyber defenders of the future

     *Press Release from Hot Tin Roof  about forthcoming Cyber Security Lectures Scottish secondary school pupils are being inspired to become the first line of defence against a global cybercrime epidemic through a week of events kicking off on Monday 12 December. Cyber security is a growing concern across the economy, with business activity such as payments, shopping ...
  • SICSA is now Recruiting for 2 Director posts

    We are pleased to announce that we are now recruiting for the following Directorate positions within SICSA: SICSA Deputy Director / Knowledge Exchange Director SICSA Director of Education We invite applicants who are currently employed in academic/teaching positions at any SICSA member institution. Both posts are equivalent to 0.2FTE and the duration of the posts is 2 years.  These ...
  • Enterprise Campus: Supporting Postgraduate Entrepreneurs

    Are you a postgraduate? Do you fancy being your own boss or have a brilliant business idea? If that sounds like you, then you may be eligible for support from Enterprise Campus! A joint initiative between the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Strathclyde, Enterprise Campus is Scotland’s postgraduate business support programme.  No matter where you study ...
  • The Data Lab Online Learning Funding Call

    Over the last five years there has been an explosion in the number of educational courses provided online. This is no surprise when you consider the potential benefits to the learner. You can learn what you want. You can learn at home. You can learn at your own pace. Online courses have the potential to ...