News Archive

  • Call for SICSA Knowledge Exchange Short Theme Proposals (Industry and Early Career Researcher Led)

    The SICSA knowledge exchange committee is interested in stimulating the Scottish community in future areas of interest. The goal for a theme is to have a clear voice and visibility to our colleagues in the Innovation Centres, Industry and Government. Our recent funding of the Future Cities and the Computing, Medical Imaging and Sensing themes ...
  • SICSA Research Theme Launched – Medical Imaging and Sensing in Computing

    Computing has provided significant technological advancements within medicine over the last decade, contributing to medical imaging within MRI and X-ray CT, PET and ultrasound and optical imaging, and in recent years, advances in smart phones and wearable sensors have also enabled patients and clinicians to get complementary information. These imaging and sensing advances impact the ...
  • SICSA Launches new Education Short-Theme: Supporting and Recruiting Women in Computing

    The SICSA Directors are happy to announce a new SICSA Education Short-Theme on Supporting and Recruiting Women in Computing.  The theme will initially run for 12 months and it is intended to act as a network for women at all levels who are involved in Computing in Scotland.  The theme will focus on supporting SICSA institutions ...
  • SICSA Annual Report 2013-14

    The SICSA Annual Report for the Academic Year 2013-14 is now available for download at the Reports section on the SICSA web site.  The report was submitted to the Scottish Funding Council on 31 October 2014.
  • SICSA opens call for SICSA Research Challenges

    Further to recent calls for Short-Term Knowledge Exchange and Short-Term Research Themes, the SICSA Directors have recently launched a new Research Challenge initiative.  We would now like to invite researchers working across SICSA to submit proposals for a Research Challenge that will initially run for 12 months.   SICSA has funding for two Research Challenges, ...
  • SICSA opens call for Short-Term Research Themes

    We are pleased to announce that a further call for SICSA Short-Term Research Themes is now open.  We have funding available for two such themes.  Full details of the call are included below: SICSA Short-Term Research Theme Call – October 2014 As SICSA develops, we need to adapt to changes in technology, theory, funding opportunities and the ...
  • SICSA Data Science theme: Call for bids to support Data Science activity

    Researchers across SICSA are invited to bid to the Data Science theme for funds in support of events, workshops, and/or other activities that will make a significant contribution to their data science research agenda(s). The Data Science theme is particularly interested in supporting activities that meet three or more of the following criteria: • bringing together ‘enabling ...
  • 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: ...