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  • Student attends the International Conference on Intelligent Robots with the help of SICSA

    by Èric Pairet, Heriot Watt University 25 November 2019 Last week, I attended the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ). IROS is one of the top conferences world-wide were scientists gather to present and discuss the state-of-the-art on robotics. This ... Read more
  • SICSA supports Code Your Future (CYF)

    by Gianluca Palombo 5 August 2019 CodeYourFuture are a charity who train refugees, asylum seekers and people from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds to become professional software developers. We are already running classes in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Rome – with plans to extend to other cities in the near future. On the weekend of the 27th June, CodeYourFuture ... Read more
  • SICSA funds student to attend the European Summer School in Information Retrieval (ESSIR)

    by Vasileios Stamatis 29th July 2019 The European Summer School in Information Retrieval (ESSIR) is a summer school for Information Retrieval and has been taking place since 1990 and the last few years it has taken by every two years.  The ESSIR 2019 took place in Milan, Italy, in the University of Milan-Bicocca. Myself and many other students ... Read more
  • SICSA Education – Call for Workshop Proposals in 2019

    SICSA Education would like to invite the Scottish Computing community to apply for funds to host SICSA Education workshops or other education focussed events. Some of the more recent workshops that have been funded have included: • How should we assess group work? • Skills in entrepreneurial education • Computational thinking in primary schools We now invite members of ... Read more
  • SICSA supports the new Teach Computing Science Handbook for Primary Teachers

    by Professor Judy Robertson, University of Edinburgh 24 April 2019 SICSA Education has recently sponsored the production of a handbook to help primary teachers to teach the new computing strand of the Curriculum for Excellence in Scotland. For the first time, children aged 3 years upwards will learn about key computing concepts as part of the Technologies ... Read more