News Archive

  • SICSA-funded places available at The Internet at 100 event, with Dr Vint Cerf

    We are very pleased to be a sponsor for the forthcoming “The Internet at 100” event, which culminates in a talk by Dr Vint Cerf.  A limited number of SICSA-funded places are available at the event, which takes place on Monday 22nd June at the University of St Andrews. Introduction Dr Vint Cerf, one of the founders ...
  • The Data Lab MSc Programme launched

    The Data Lab Innovation Centre has recently announced the launch of their MSc Programme.  The Data Lab MSc is a collaborative effort between Robert Gordon University, The University of Dundee, The University of Stirling and The Data Lab Innovation Centre.  Through this collaboration, each university has developed an MSc programme based on its own strengths ...
  • Call re-opened for the SICSA Saltire Fellowship

    Those that missed out on applying for the SICSA funded Saltire Fellowship first time around will have another opportunity to apply for this exciting opportunity over the next few weeks.  We are now accepting applications from Early Career Researchers working at SICSA institutions – there is no deadline, but please apply soon as the place is ...
  • Research Ventures Entrepreneurship Course – SICSA funded places available

    SICSA has 12 fully-funded places for research students in Computer Science to attend the next Research Ventures event, which will take place in Glasgow in June 2015. To apply for a fully funded place on this course, please email admin@sicsa.ac.uk with your name, institution, year of study, whether you require accommodation on the 22nd June, any special dietary ...
  • The Data Lab announce new job vacancies

    The Scottish Innovation Centre, the Data Lab, have recently announced a number of new job vacancies based at the Edinburgh Hub (School of Informatics). Positions available include: Project Development Manager; Business Development Executive (X 3); and Legal and Commercial Manager. If you are interested in applying please see our vacancies page, or go directly to the University of Edinburgh ...
  • SICSA Elevate Business Accelerator 2015 – Call now open

    We are pleased to announce that the call for participants for the 2015 SICSA Elevate programme is now open.  The deadline for applications is April 30 2015. Turning your idea into a business can be challenging but we’re here to help, so that you don’t have to make the journey alone. If you have the idea, ...
  • SICSA to sponsor 2 Saltire Fellowships in 2015. Deadline for applications – 17th March

    The SICSA Directors are pleased to announce that SICSA will sponsor 2 Saltire Fellowships in 2015, coordinated by the Saltire Foundation. The Saltire Fellowship is a world-class, 8 month long programme that equips Fellows with the skills and experience required to take a leadership role within Scottish business. It blends teaching at the #1 ranked ...
  • 4 SICSA Research Challenges launched for 2015

    The SICSA Directors are pleased to announce that from February 2015 SICSA will fund a number of Research Challenges per year, each running for a period of 12 months.   Each of the SICSA Research Challenges will be driven by a problem or issue whose resolution will have impact on the world outside Informatics and Computer ...
  • Postdoctoral and Early Career Researcher Exchanges (PECE) – Next Deadline 28th February

    SICSA has funding of up to £7500 available per applicant to undertake an exchange to a University in Europe, North America, China or India. This funding has been made available to support existing research collaborations or to establish new connections. The funding can be used for return travel; accommodation and subsistence; and for additional childcare costs ...
  • SICSA Funding Opportunity: Pools Engagement in European Research (PEER) – Open Call

    SICSA is able to provide support of up to £10,000 for researchers in Informatics and Computing Sciences at SICSA institutions to boost participation in European projects. We will consider proposals from any Scotland-based computing science academics pursuing involvement in EU projects. What type of activities does this funding cover? Funding can be sought for a broad range ...