News Archive

  • 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 ...
  • SICSA Research Theme Events – Medical Imaging and Sensing in Computing

    SICSA recently launched a new Research Theme in Medical Imaging and Sensing in Computing. This theme is in partnership with Toshiba Medical Visualisation Systems. For full details of this theme and to view a short video please visit: http://www.sicsa.ac.uk/research/medical-imaging-sensing/ We are pleased to confirm that there are now a number of theme events organised for the ...
  • SICSA 1st Workshop on Data-to-text Generation – Submission Extension

    The deadline for abstract submissions for the SICSA 1st Workshop on Data-to-text Generation  has been extended to 6th of February 2015. Registration will open on 6th of February and it will be FREE. The Workshop will be held on 6th of March 2015 and is fully sponsored by two SICSA themes (HCI and Data Science) and ...
  • SICSA Early Career Industry Fellowship – Call now open

    We are pleased to announce that the call for the SICSA Early Career Industry Fellowship is now open – the deadline for applications will be 30 April 2015. The fellowship provides early career researchers with valuable experience working directly with industry and opportunities for building long-lasting collaborations to develop their professional academic careers. Key Facts Up to £35k ...
  • MATCH-UP 2015: the Third International Workshop on Matching Under Preferences

    MATCH-UP 2015: First Call for Participation 16-18 April 2015 University of Glasgow, UK http://www.optimalmatching.com/MATCHUP2015 co-located with Meeting of COST Action IC1205 on Computational Social Choice http://www.optimalmatching.com/COST2015 MATCH-UP 2015 is the third workshop in the series of interdisciplinary and international workshops on matching under preferences. The first in the series took place in Reykjavik in 2008, whilst the second took place in ...
  • SICSA Medical Imaging and Sensing in Computing – Forthcoming events

    The SICSA Medical Imaging and Sensing in Computing theme will launch next month, followed by a further event in March.  Please see below for full details. SICSA Medical Imaging and Sensing in Computing Theme Launch Event Date: 18th February 2015 Time: 9.30 -16.00. (Talks start at 10am, registration and coffee from 9.30am) Venue: The Royal Society Of Edinburgh, 22-26 George ...