And that’s a wrap – the first cohort of SICSA Education L&T Scholars has now completed the programme!
Over the last nine months, 16 L&T-focused colleagues from eight different SICSA member institutions came together to develop scholarship projects and share their teaching practice.
Beginning with an online speed networking session, our Scholars then identified a number of ...Read more
12 December 2022,
by Jacqueline Borgstedt, University of Glasgow
I am Jacqueline Borgstedt and currently I am completing an interdisciplinary PhD with the UKRI CDT for socially intelligent artificial agents at the University of Glasgow. My doctoral research on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) explores how augmenting social robots with haptic modalities affects users’ perception of and relationship with ...Read more
24 October 2022,
by Adil Ibrahim, Heriot-Watt University
Hi there! I’m Adil, a PhD student studying at Heriot-Watt University – Edinburgh. My research focuses on binary classification using artificial immune systems, and I use one of the primary immune algorithms, the Negative Selection Algorithm. It has always intrigued me to use artificial immune systems in data classification. ...Read more
10 October 2022,
by Rob Flood, University of Edinburgh
Hi there! I’m Rob, a Ph.D student studying at the University of Edinburgh. As part of my Saltire project, I spent one month in Budapest, Hungary.
My research is primarily concerned with synthetic data generation for use in security related analysis. By its very nature, real-world security data is ...Read more
30 September 2022,
by Lito Michala, University of Glasgow
I am Dr Lito Michala and I am an early career researcher who works as a lecturer at the School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow. For my visit I chose to travel to Greece to ICS-FORTH and particularly the Computer Architecture and VLSI Systems Laboratory (CARV). My ...Read more
27 September 2022,
by Maximilian Häring, University of Bonn
Do you trust the persons writing the software you use not to have malicious intent? Or the company they work for? The answer is probably „yes“ for most software. How do you judge that? Modern software is built with many software packages from other developers. So, the same ...Read more
27 September 2022,
by Eva Gerlitz, University of Bonn
Hi! I am Eva, a Ph.D. student at the University of Bonn, and I spent the last one and a half months in Glasgow.
My research interests lie in the field of usable security, especially concerning authentication and expert users, such as developers and administrators. I find authentication interesting, ...Read more
13 September 2022,
by Isa Inuwa-Dutse from the University of Hertfordshire, and Salma ElSayed from Abertay University
Crowdsourcing involves the act of engaging a wide collection of diverse individuals to work on a paid or voluntary activity submitted by requesters. The individuals or participant are not constraints by geographical location. Prolific is an online crowdsourcing platform that ...Read more
13 September 2022
by Ipshita Roy Chowdhury, University of Stirling
I am a current PhD student in the division of Computing science at the University of Stirling. I have attended the Analytics, Data Science & Decision Making Summer School at the Institute for Analytics and Data Science, University of Essex from 25th July-29th July, 2022 funded by ...Read more
6 September 2022,
by Katarina Alexander, Edinburgh Napier University
This year’s IRDTA Deep Learn Summer School took place in Gran Canaria from July 25th – 29th. The summer school was both in-person and online, with the majority of the nearly 500 participants coming to the island. The three keynote speakers – Wahid Bhimji, Joachim M. Buhmann and ...Read more