News Archive

  • SICSA to sponsor Saltire Fellowship places in 2015

    We are pleased to announce that we will be sponsoring up to two places on the Saltire Fellowship 2015 programme.  The Saltire Fellowship is coordinated by the Saltire Foundation and is a world-class, 8 month long programme that equips candidates with the skills and attitude required to take a leadership role within Scottish business. The programme ...
  • SICSA Research Pool develops Scottish Strengths in Informatics and Computer Science

    The Research Excellence Framework (REF) results, which evaluate the quality of research at all UK Universities, were published on 18th December 2014. In Scotland the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) created research pools to develop Scottish capacities in particular research areas and The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) is the research pool in Informatics ...
  • Early Career Industry Fellowship Deadline Extended

    Applications for the SICSA Early Career Industry Fellowship (ECIF) have been extended until the 14th December so there’s still time to grab this opportunity with both hands!   The ECIF programme has been designed specifically for Early Career SICSA academics who wish to work on a collaborative project with industry; and it aims to provide successful candidates ...
  • Call for SICSA Knowledge Exchange Short Theme Proposals (Industry and Early Career Researcher Led)

    The SICSA knowledge exchange committee is interested in stimulating the Scottish community in future areas of interest. The goal for a theme is to have a clear voice and visibility to our colleagues in the Innovation Centres, Industry and Government. Our recent funding of the Future Cities and the Computing, Medical Imaging and Sensing themes ...
  • SICSA Research Theme Launched – Medical Imaging and Sensing in Computing

    Computing has provided significant technological advancements within medicine over the last decade, contributing to medical imaging within MRI and X-ray CT, PET and ultrasound and optical imaging, and in recent years, advances in smart phones and wearable sensors have also enabled patients and clinicians to get complementary information. These imaging and sensing advances impact the ...
  • SICSA Launches new Education Short-Theme: Supporting and Recruiting Women in Computing

    The SICSA Directors are happy to announce a new SICSA Education Short-Theme on Supporting and Recruiting Women in Computing.  The theme will initially run for 12 months and it is intended to act as a network for women at all levels who are involved in Computing in Scotland.  The theme will focus on supporting SICSA institutions ...
  • SICSA Annual Report 2013-14

    The SICSA Annual Report for the Academic Year 2013-14 is now available for download at the Reports section on the SICSA web site.  The report was submitted to the Scottish Funding Council on 31 October 2014.
  • SICSA opens call for SICSA Research Challenges

    Further to recent calls for Short-Term Knowledge Exchange and Short-Term Research Themes, the SICSA Directors have recently launched a new Research Challenge initiative.  We would now like to invite researchers working across SICSA to submit proposals for a Research Challenge that will initially run for 12 months.   SICSA has funding for two Research Challenges, ...
  • SICSA opens call for Short-Term Research Themes

    We are pleased to announce that a further call for SICSA Short-Term Research Themes is now open.  We have funding available for two such themes.  Full details of the call are included below: SICSA Short-Term Research Theme Call – October 2014 As SICSA develops, we need to adapt to changes in technology, theory, funding opportunities and the ...
  • SICSA Data Science theme: Call for bids to support Data Science activity

    Researchers across SICSA are invited to bid to the Data Science theme for funds in support of events, workshops, and/or other activities that will make a significant contribution to their data science research agenda(s). The Data Science theme is particularly interested in supporting activities that meet three or more of the following criteria: • bringing together ‘enabling ...