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  • SICSA Saltire Exchange Scheme – Visit at Crysys Lab, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

    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 ...
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  • SICSA Saltire Exchange Scheme – Visit to ICS-FORTH

    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 ...
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  • SICSA Saltire Emerging Researcher Scheme – Visit at the University of Glasgow

    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 ...
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  • SICSA Saltire Emerging Researcher Scheme – Visit at the University of Glasgow

    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, ...
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  • SICSA Remote Collaboration Activities – Recruiting Participants

    13 September 2022, by Isa Inuwa-Dutse from the University of Hertfordshire, and Salma ElSayed from Abertay University Introduction/Overview 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 ...
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  • SICSA Research Scholar Funding: IADS Summer School

    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 ...
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  • SICSA Research Scholar Funding: DeepLearn 2022 Summer School

    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 ...
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  • SICSA Research Scholar: Netherland’s Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR) 25 August – 31 August 2022

    5 September 2022, by Dr Juraj Sikra, University of Strathclyde “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” Wittgenstein On my way to Amsterdam, I was thinking what the research into improving cybercrime reporting really needs. I thought that to do research that convinces the government to take cybercrime more seriously, I must be able ...
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  • SICSA Research Scholar Funding: Vision and Sports Summer School, Czech Technical University

    24 August 2022, by Dorian Gouzou, Heriot-Watt University Hi, I’m Dorian, a PhD student at Heriot-Watt University studying machine learning applied to medical imaging. I am (already) finishing my second year and realised that I spent my PhD learning about the different imaging modality I work with, and experimenting basic machine learning on it, which is obviously ...
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  • SICSA Saltire Emerging Researcher Scheme – Visit at Johannes Kepler University Linz

    19 August 2022, by Tiwonge Msulira Banda, Robert Gordon University We all know that an electric motor gets hot when it is running. But do you know that the heat coming from the motor poses a big challenge to engineers that design motors? More generally, have you ever wondered how electric machines, e.g. motors or generators are ...
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