News Archive

  • 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 ...
  • SICSA launches new “Data Science” research theme

    Following the recent announcement about the Data Lab Innovation Centre, we are pleased to confirm the launch of a brand new SICSA Research Theme in Data Science.  The theme will run initially for 12 months and is set to deliver a range of activities and workshops across Scotland – bringing together researchers and stakeholders working ...
  • Cyber-Security Challenge UK, Glasgow

    The Cyber-security Challenge UK began in 2010 as three competitions run by a small group of supporters from industry,
  • SICSA Deep Learning Workshop

    On the 6 May 2014 we will be running a workshop on Deep Learning to bring together those who are working in Machine Learning, Statistics, and the wider community, who are working on, using or interested in Deep Machine Learning Methods.
  • SICSA PhD Conference 2014

    SICSA is pleased to announce that the 6th annual SICSA PhD Conference will be held at the University of St Andrews on 9th and 10th June 2014.