News Archive

  • SICSA PhD Conference 2016: Registration 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 practitioners for 2 days of workshops, keynote presentations and social events. The conference is an event aimed specifically at Informatics and Computer Science PhD students and is organised ...
  • Research Ventures Entrepreneurship Course – SICSA funded places available

    However big, however small your ideas, Research Ventures is about finding out how you can develop them into something that matters for you. SICSA has 10 fully-funded places for research students in Computer Science to attend the next Research Ventures event, which will take place at the University of Glasgow on 16 & 17 May 2016. Introduction We’ll cover ...
  • SICSA Research Challenge Call Open – £10K available – Deadline Extended

    The SICSA Directors are keen to invite proposals from researchers working within SICSA institutions for specific Research Challenges. The SICSA Research Challenges will complement the already established Research Themes and are expected to have the following characteristics: They are driven by a problem or issue whose resolution will have impact on the world outside Informatics and ...
  • SICSA Education Induction Day

    SICSA Education Induction Day 16th February 2016, University of Glasgow This SICSA Induction Day is oriented to recently appointed Higher Education academics in Computing and related disciplines.  Established academics, school teachers, and research students and staff are also welcome.  We will cover discipline specific matters in regards to teaching computing such as: • Teaching and Assessing Programming • ...
  • Call for Speakers for the SICSA Education Induction Day

    Call for speakers: SICSA Induction Day Tuesday 16th February 2016 We will be holding our annual SICSA education induction day on the 16th of February between 10am and 3pm in Room 423, Sir Alwyn Williams Building, School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow. We are looking for people who are interested in leading a session at this ...
  • SICSA Research Challenges – Call now open – £10K Available

    The SICSA Directors are keen to invite proposals from researchers working within SICSA institutions for specific Research Challenges. The SICSA Research Challenges will complement the already established Research Themes and are expected to have the following characteristics: • They are driven by a problem or issue whose resolution will have impact on the world outside Informatics ...
  • Call for SICSA Knowledge Exchange Short-Theme Proposals – Now Open

    Introduction:  The SICSA Directors would like to invite proposals from researchers working within SICSA institutions for new KE short-themes that will complement the existing Research Themes and Challenges. We are looking to support themes of 12-months duration with up to £4k of SICSA funding (industry funding or other sources of funding from outside of SICSA can supplement ...
  • Glasgow Social Robotics Seminar Series

    Researchers and students are invited to attend the Glasgow Social Robotics Seminar Series organised by the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology & School of Computing Science. The first seminar of the series will be held on 9th October 2015 at University of Glasgow’s School of Psychology and will feature Professor James Russell from Boston College. For full ...
  • SICSA Education Call for Workshop Proposals

    Deadline extended  SICSA Education Call for Workshops Proposals in 2015/16 SICSA Education would like to invite the community to apply for funds to host a SICSA Education workshops.  At the education all hands meeting earlier in the year several potential topics for workshops were suggested including: Teaching 1st year programming What makes a good honours project? How to articulate successfully ...
  • UK Government launches fund to help higher education develop cyber-security courses

    The UK government has announced at the Financial Times Cyber Security Summit a £500,000 fund to help universities and colleges develop innovative teaching and learning to provide the cyber security skills needed to protect the UK now and in the future. Academic institutions can apply for up to £80,000, which must be match-funded by the institution ...