News Archive

  • SICSA Early Career Industry Fellowship – Call now open

    The SICSA Directors are pleased to announce that a further call for the SICSA Early Career Industry Fellowship (ECIF) is now open. The ECIF programme has been designed specifically for Early Career SICSA academics who wish to work on a collaborative project with industry; and it aims to provide successful candidates with valuable experience of working ...
  • The Data Lab: Call for Projects Announced

    Total funding of £150,000 is available to fund three initial projects up to a maximum of £50,000.  Funding will be awarded to projects with a defined market need or commercial opportunity. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the first wave of projects funded by The Data Lab and successful applications have the opportunity to become ...
  • SICSA has 3 free weekend tickets to Product Forge this September to give away

    SICSA has 3 free full weekend tickets to give away to Product Forge this year which will be held in Edinburgh on the 19 – 21 September. Those wanting to participate should register here and select the ‘Weekend – Informatics & CS Students’ ticket. These are on a first come first served basis so don’t delay! Eligibility: ...
  • New SICSA Web Site and Experts Finder launched

    Throughout this year SICSA has been working closely with Glasgow-based web and graphic design agency, Red Empire, to develop a brand new SICSA web site; which launched on 13th August.  The project came to fruition as a result of a communications review in late 2013 – at that time the SICSA Directors agreed that the ...
  • SICSA welcomes incoming Directors

    From August 2014 SICSA will be bidding farewell to three Directors and welcoming their replacements, who will be in post for the next 2 years. We say goodbye and thank you for all of the hard work and commitment to Professor Rod Murray-Smith, outgoing SICSA Director; Professor Aaron Quigley, outgoing Deputy Director and Director of KE; ...
  • New SICSA Education Theme Launched

    We are pleased to announce the launch of a new SICSA Education Theme, “Towards a School-University Educational Continuum in Computing”.  The launch of the new theme comes as a result of an open call to all SICSA institutions earlier in the year. The new theme presents an opportunity for the SICSA institutions to have a real ...
  • Research Ventures 2014

    SICSA is happy to be a sponsor once again of the Research Ventures entrepreneurship course, which will take place at the Lighthouse Glasgow on 16th and 17th June 2014. The course, which is free to attend is aimed at early career researchers with an interest in: Exploring the commercial possibilities of a research idea and how ...
  • 2nd International Summer School on Advances in Programming Languages

    SICSA is happy to sponsor the 2nd International Summer School on Advances in Programming Languages, which takes place 19-22 August 2014 at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. The 2nd International Summer School on Advances in Programming Languages will offer four days of insightful lectures and lab sessions on an engaging blend of cutting-edge theoretical and practical techniques, delivered ...
  • ‘Big data’ innovation centre set to add over 300 jobs and £150m to Scottish economy

    A new £11.3 million innovation centre dedicated to helping Scotland capitalise on the growing market in analytics and ‘big data’ technology is set to open later this year. The investment is projected to return a minimum of 345 new jobs and an additional £155 million of value to the Scottish Economy. The Data Lab, funded by ...
  • Third SICSA Workshop on Technology for Health and Well Being (THAW)

    The Third SICSA Workshop on Technology for Health and Well Being will take place on Friday 20th June 2014 at the LT1415 Seminar Room, Livingstone Tower, University of Strathclyde and will be organised by Dr Marilyn McGee-Lennon (Mobiquitous Group, UoS) and Professor Lynne Baillie (ITT Group, GCU). Workshop Outline: A clear opportunity can be found in the ...