News Archive

  • Future Health Product Forge Hackathon

    A room full of entrepreneurially minded data scientists and analysts, clinicians, designers, and software engineers spending 3 days and 3 nights side by side developing new product ideas for patients, front line staff and the wider NHS..sound good? Product Forge is running a competitive healthcare hackathon at CodeBase in Edinburgh from Thursday 19th January until Sunday ...
  • Inspiring teens to become Scotland’s cyber defenders of the future

     *Press Release from Hot Tin Roof  about forthcoming Cyber Security Lectures Scottish secondary school pupils are being inspired to become the first line of defence against a global cybercrime epidemic through a week of events kicking off on Monday 12 December. Cyber security is a growing concern across the economy, with business activity such as payments, shopping ...
  • SICSA is now Recruiting for 2 Director posts

    We are pleased to announce that we are now recruiting for the following Directorate positions within SICSA: SICSA Deputy Director / Knowledge Exchange Director SICSA Director of Education We invite applicants who are currently employed in academic/teaching positions at any SICSA member institution. Both posts are equivalent to 0.2FTE and the duration of the posts is 2 years.  These ...
  • Enterprise Campus: Supporting Postgraduate Entrepreneurs

    Are you a postgraduate? Do you fancy being your own boss or have a brilliant business idea? If that sounds like you, then you may be eligible for support from Enterprise Campus! A joint initiative between the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Strathclyde, Enterprise Campus is Scotland’s postgraduate business support programme.  No matter where you study ...
  • The Data Lab Online Learning Funding Call

    Over the last five years there has been an explosion in the number of educational courses provided online. This is no surprise when you consider the potential benefits to the learner. You can learn what you want. You can learn at home. You can learn at your own pace. Online courses have the potential to ...
  • Welcome to the new SICSA Cyber Security Network Integrator!

    The SICSA Directors are pleased to welcome a brand new member of staff to the SICSA team.  The SICSA Cyber Security Network Integrator, Mr Alan Settery, commences on 21st November 2016 and he will be based at the University of Glasgow’s School of Computing Science.  This post is initially funded until November 2017 and has ...
  • The Data Lab Launches UK’s First Data Festival – DataFest17

    The Data Lab is bringing the UK’s first ever week-long data science festival to Scotland in partnership with Sainsbury’s Bank. The inaugural DataFest17 will be a celebration of innovation and will showcase Scotland’s leading data science capabilities, attracting international experts in data science to Scotland. Gillian Docherty, CEO of The Data Lab, said: “We are at the beginning ...
  • The Data Lab PhD/EngD Call – now open!

    The Data Lab is supporting up to twelve new industrially relevant PhD or EngD projects. Funding for up to 50% of the PhD cost will be provided, with the remainder to be matched by an industry (or public / third sector) partner.  We are currently looking for applications from academic supervisors who have either a proposed project with an agreed ...
  • Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

    Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM. SICSA institutions are celebrating Ada ...
  • SICSA PhD Conference 2017 – Now recruiting for student committee members

    We are pleased to announce that the 2017 SICSA PhD Conference will take place on 27 & 28 June at the University of Dundee.  Our last conference which took place in June was a great success and it was mainly down to the hard work and dedication of the student committee members.  We are now ...