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  • SICSA funding allowed student to attend the 14th ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing in Santa Cruz, USA

    By Tong Xing 16 November 2023 As a third-year PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, I recently had the chance of participating in the 14th ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing in Santa Cruz, USA. This event proved to be an extraordinary journey, filled with learning and networking opportunities. Presenting My Research  One of the highlights of the conference ...
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  • SICSA Supporting the Launch of the Edinburgh University School of Informatics Computer Science Education Group

    By Cristina Adriana Alexandru and Felipe Costa Sperb 14 November 2024 On the 4th of October 2023, a team of academics from the University of Edinburgh, led by Felipe Costa Sperb and Cristina Adriana Alexandru, launched the School of Informatics Computer Science Education (CSE) Group. This event, sponsored and endorsed by SICSA, aimed to enhance the visibility ...
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  • SICSA opening doors for open education research

    by Vidminas Vizgirda 6 November 2023 For a week in October 2023, I travelled to Edmonton (Amiskwacîwâskahikan in Cree, one of the indigenous languages, meaning “Beaver Hills House”) in Canada to attend the GO-GN 10th anniversary workshop and the Open Education Global 2023 conference. GO-GN (Global OER Graduate Network; Celebrate 10 years of GO-GN! | GO-GN) is a ...
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  • Thank you SICSA for helping me “open the way for future partnerships”

    by Nick Louloudakis 23 October 2023 My name is Nick Louloudakis, and I am a 3rd-year Informatics PhD Candidate at the University of Edinburgh. Last September, I had the privilege to present my work, “Fault Localization for Buggy Deep Learning Framework Conversions in Image Recognition” at the 38th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), a ...
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  • New SICSA Deputy Director of Education

    by Dr Matthew Barr, SICSA Education Director 20 September 2023 We are delighted to announce that Dr Debbie Meharg, Associate Professor and Head of Applied Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, has been appointed as SICSA’s Deputy Director of Education. Debbie brings more than 20 years’ experience in teaching, management and research to the role, and has previously served ...
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  • Apply now for the 2023-24 SICSA Education Learning & Teaching Scholars Programme

    By Dr Matthew Barr, SICSA Education Director 16th September 2023 Early to mid-career colleagues involved in teaching Computing Science and related subjects at SICSA member institutions are invited to apply for the 2023-24 SICSA Education Learning & Teaching Scholars programme. The Scholars programme is designed to develop and support early-to-mid career CS academics with a focus on education. ...
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  • “it was an unforgettable experience” Read how SICSA research scholarship funding helped support student’s attendance at the CIX23 Summer School

    by Songpei XU 12 July 2023 As a senior PhD student at the University of Glasgow, I was delighted to have the opportunity to participate in the Human-Computer Interaction related summer school CIX23 at the University of Michigan in the U.S. It was an unforgettable experience. During the course of my studies, I presented my work to ...
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  • SICSA support to attend CHI 2023 has made me more excited and eager to be a part of this community

    by Noora Alsakar, University of Glasgow 18 May 2023 At the beginning, I would like to thank SICSA for covering my registration fees to attend CHI 2023. I am a second-year PhD student conducting research at the intersection of HCI and privacy in the field of eye tracking. It was my first time attending the conference, and ...
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  • SICSA support to attend CHI 2023

    by Cristina Fiani 02 May 2023 As a first-year PhD student at the University of Glasgow, within the social AI CDT, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to attend for the first time one of the biggest international conferences of human-computer interactions-CHI 2023 in Hamburg-with around 4000 attendees. It was a truly enriching experience that I ...
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  • Feedback from the SICSA Data Engineering Bootcamp

    By Dr Andrei Petrovski, SGA Director 11 April 2023 The SICSA Data Engineering Bootcamp was held on 20 January 2023 in the beautiful ARC Building, University of Glasgow The main intent of the event was to raise awareness amongst members of the SICSA Graduate Academy of the goals, challenges, and tools used by the industry in designing, building ...
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