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  • SICSA PhD Conference 2018. Now recruiting for student committee members

    After a very successful SICSA PhD Conference 2017, SICSA is now making plans for next year’s event.  As always, the SICSA PhD Conference next year will be put together by a hard-working group of student volunteers and we are now recruiting for the next organising committee.  If you are a PhD student in Informatics/Computer Science, ...
  • Register for DemoFest 2017

    DemoFest: Bringing Research to Life Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh 3 October 2017, 4-7pm Register free-of-charge here: https://sicsademofest2017.eventbrite.co.uk SICSA DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland. Now in its tenth year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities.   The next event will take place on 3rd October 2017, 4-7pm at Our Dynamic ...
  • Place your vote for SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2017

    Computer Science PhD supervisors in Scotland are doing fantastic work! SICSA wants to celebrate PhD supervision with an award for Scottish Computing Science Supervisor of the Year. Please consider nominating your supervisor by completing the nomination form, before Friday 15 September. Note that SICSA will not share nomination form details with supervisors, in the interests of ...
  • Register to Exhibit at DemoFest 2017!

    SICSA DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland. Now in its tenth year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities.  The next event will take place on 3rd October 2017, 4-7pm at Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh. Register to Exhibit Now! Exhibiting at DemoFest is free-of-charge.  However, space is limited ...
  • Thanks to Dr Karen Petrie: Outgoing SICSA Education Director

    The SICSA Directors offer their sincere thanks to Dr Karen Petrie, who yesterday completed her final task as SICSA Education Director at the SICSA PhD Conference at the University of Dundee.  Dr Petrie served as the SICSA Education Director from September 2013 until June 2017 .  During that time she dedicated significant time, energy and ...
  • Registers of Scotland 400 Anniversary Sasines MSc Scholarship in collaboration with The Data Lab

    As part of their 400 Anniversary, Registers of Scotland (RoS) is offering an amazing, once in a lifetime MSc level scholarship. Theme: Any course related to data (Data Science, Data Engineering, etc.) 2017 is a landmark year for the Registers of Scotland, as they are celebrating a mammoth 400 years of the world’s oldest national land register, the ...
  • Places still available at SICSA PhD Conference 2017!

    There are a limited number of places still available at the SICSA PhD Conference 2017.  The deadline for registrations has been extended by one week to 22nd May. 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 practitioners ...
  • Save the Date for DemoFest 2017!

    DemoFest: Bringing Research to Life The next DemoFest event will take place on 3rd October 2017, from 4-7pm at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh.  Please save the date in your calendars for this evening of tech demonstrations and talks.  Registration will open in early June and more details on the full programme will be available at that ...
  • 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 ...