News Archive

  • Call open for SICSA Pools Engagement in European Research Support (PEER)

    SICSA is able to provide up to £10K support for researchers in Informatics and Computing Sciences at SICSA institutions to boost participation in European projects.  We support proposals from all Scotland-based Computing academics to establish network connections, showcasing their skills and capabilities in participating in specific networking activities both for policy influencing and project preparation. For ...
  • Call for SICSA short-themes open

    As SICSA develops, we need to adapt to changes in technology, theory, funding opportunities and the interests of the SICSA academic communities. As such we have allocated funding for a number of new SICSA short-themes, which will run for an initial period of 12 months. A total of £8000 has been allocated for the new ...
  • DEMOfest 2015: Final extended deadline for applications to exhibit your research

    The deadline to apply to exhibit your research at DEMOfest 2015 has been extended to 23rd September 2015 with decisions being communicated by 25 September 2015.  The event will take place in the evening of Thursday 19th November at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh. SICSA DEMOfest is a fantastic opportunity for academic staff and researchers to ...
  • SICSA Elevate Entrepreneurs face off in pitching competition

    A student-developed app which aims to help users broaden their social or professional circles has taken the top prize in a University of Glasgow technology-pitching competition. Three teams of students competed against each other in a Dragon’s Den-style event on Thursday 3 September, pitching their ideas for businesses to a panel of judges which included successful Scottish ...
  • DEMOfest 2015: Registration is now open

    This year’s DEMOfest will take place on the evening of the 19th November 2015 at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh and registration to attend the event is now open!  DEMOfest is an opportunity for industry to see behind the doors of Scottish Universities and learn about the ground breaking research going on every day.  It ...
  • Scotland Data Science and Technology Meetup – Next Event Announced

    The next Scotland Data Science and Technology Meetup takes place on 20th August at The Data Lab in Edinburgh. The event will be led with a talk by Alan Grogan,  Associate Partner – Analytics & Information Delivery – Atos (Global Digital Transformation). Programme:  6:30 – 7:00 PM: Networking 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM: Alan Grogan, Associate Partner, Analytics & ...
  • Registration now open for exhibitors for DEMOfest 2015

    This year’s DEMOfest will take place on the evening of the 19th November 2015 at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh and the call for exhibitors is now open.  Scottish Universities can be considered to have the largest ICT research cluster in Europe and this year’s DEMOfest will demonstrate the best of Informatics and Computing Science ...
  • The Data Lab announce support for PhD/EngD

    The Data Lab: PhD Programme The Data Lab Innovation Centre has been created to generate economic and social value to Scotland through the application of data science.  We will deliver this through a combination of collaborative innovation, education and community building across universities, industry and the public sector. A key activity of the Data Lab’s education remit ...
  • Final calls announced for SICSA KE Programmes

    As SICSA moves into its next phase on 1 August 2015, a number of our Knowledge Exchange programmes will be coming to a close. In order to provide researchers with a final opportunity to apply for these funded programmes, the SICSA Directors have opened up a final call for the following: SICSA Postgraduate Industry Internships SICSA Early Career ...
  • Call to participate in the 2015 IFIP Summer School on Privacy and Identity Management: Time for a revolution?

    16th to 21st August 2015 School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh http://www.ifip-summerschool.org/ *** Funding available for SICSA PhD students – see below *** This year’s IFIP summer school at the School of Informatics in Edinburgh is hosting a exciting series of invited talks and workshops from prominent international researchers exploring privacy and identity topics from multi-discipline perspectives. The programme also ...