SICSA promotes international excellence in University-led research, education, and knowledge exchange for Scottish Informatics and Computer Science. We are funded entirely by our member institutions comprising all 14 Scottish Higher Education Computer Science & Informatics Schools and Departments and three Scottish Innovation Centres.
SICSA funding has enabled SICSA members to recruit over 90 high-quality Ph.D. students from across the world through our Prize Studentship Programme. Similarly, SICSA has provided SICSA member institutions with the opportunity to recruit some of the world’s best researchers to their Schools. SICSA delivers a range of programmes and activities to support Computing Science researchers at all levels in Scotland.
SICSA programmes include:
- Funding for specific research themes in Computing Science.
- European Leadership Programme
- Remote Collaboration Activities
- The SICSA Graduate Academy Programmes
- Knowledge Exchange funding and events
- Support for activities aimed at developing Computing Science Education in Scotland