News Archive

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...