News Archive

  • 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 ...
  • SICSA Launches New Research Themes

    The SICSA Directors are pleased to formally announce the 6 updated SICSA Research Themes.  During this phase of SICSA, until at least 2020, the SICSA Research Themes are: Artificial Intelligence – led by Professor Emma Hart (Edinburgh Napier) and Professor Leslie Smith (Stirling). Cyber-Physical Systems – led by Dr Subramanian Ramamoorthy (Edinburgh) and Dr Katrin Solveig Lohan ...
  • SICSA DEMOfest 2016 – Delegate Registration now open!

    ACADEMICS, RESEARCHERS, and POSTGRAD STUDENTS CAN NOW REGISTER NOW AT: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sicsa-demofest-2016-registration-27303626883 Why should academics, researchers and postgrad students attend? SICSA DEMOfest is the biggest event of its kind in Scotland, creating a unique environment for industry and academia to come together to explore opportunities for collaborative innovation, commercialization of research and relationship building. The event will provide an opportunity ...
  • Calling all Computing MSc Students – spaces at SICSA DEMOfest

    The annual showcase for Scottish Computer Science Research will be bigger and better than ever this year, taking place at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology and Innovation Centre on Friday 11th November, from 4-7pm. For the first time ever, alongside our main research exhibitions we are giving the opportunity to a limited number of MSc students to ...
  • SICSA is recruiting for a Cyber-Security Network Integrator

    We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for a new member of staff.  The SICSA Cyber-Security Network Integrator will champion cyber security within SICSA by having overall responsibility to build a critical mass in cybersecurity and resilience in Scotland across the university, public and private sectors.  The post is based at the University of ...
  • DEMOfest 2016: Delegate Registration now open!

    The annual showcase for Scottish Computer Science Research will be bigger and better than ever this year, taking place at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology and Innovation Centre on Friday 11th November 2016, from 4-7pm. The event is co-organised by the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) and ScotlandIS – Scotland’s trade body for the ...