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  • SICSA DVF Garbriel Murray

    by Gabriel Murray 9 July 2018 Gabriel Murray is visiting Scotland on a SICSA Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, and will be giving talks at Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Heriot-Watt Universities. The talk abstract, schedule, and Dr. Murray’s biography are below. Talk Abstract: The dynamics of small group interactions are an area of study for many disciplines ranging from social psychology to ... Read more
  • Scotland: A world-leader in Cyber Security Innovation

    by Professor Bill Buchanan, 23 May 2018   We are moving from an Industrial Age into an Information Age, and increasingly the focus for our world is data. With new regulations such as GDPR and NIS, we thus need to react quicker to data breaches, and also create more secure and resilient data infrastructures, and which are increasingly ... Read more
  • Manycore Summer School

    by Dr Jeremy Singer, SGA Director 22 May 2018 Glasgow in summer … what a great experience! If you are enthusiastic about manycore processors, systems and parallel applications, please sign up for the Manycore summer school, running 16-20 July at the School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow. The manycore revolution is fundamentally changing multiple levels of the ... Read more
  • DemoFest 2018: Bringing Research to Life

    by Steven Kendrick, SICSA Executive Officer26th April 2018 It might be the very beginning of spring, but here in the SICSA office we are already looking ahead to our main knowledge exchange event of the year “DemoFest: Bringing Research to Life”, which takes place in Edinburgh in the autumn.        We organise a wide range of events, ... Read more
  • Welcome to our new SICSA Director of Education

    by Dr Rachel Menzies, SICSA Education Director 5 March 2018 In February, I took over as the SICSA Director of Education, a post which had been vacant since Dr Karen Petrie stepped down last year. Already I’ve been really busy, sitting on a number of advisory boards so far, and I’m only two weeks in! I’m currently ... Read more
  • SICSA CDT Bid Writing Workshop Update

    by Dr Jeremy Singer 19 February 2018 Only a few weeks till the deadline for outline applications to the EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training call! SICSA organized a workshop in Glasgow last week, to bring together Scottish computer scientists who are intending to submit CDT proposals. Around 25 academics attended the event, representing a majority of the ... Read more
  • SICSA can help with your CDT outline proposal

    by Dr Jeremy Singer. SGA Director 2 February 2018 SICSA aims to maximise the success of EPSRC CDT applications from our member institutions. To this end, we want to support CDT outline bids as far as possible. SICSA has committed to providing a £75K package of in-kind support to each CDT bid. This comprises reserved places at ... Read more
  • Our EU proposal writing and submission with support from SICSA PEER funding

    by Juan Ye 29 January 2018 Have you experienced the challenge when you are socialising with people from a wide, diverse background? You may have different ethnic, educational, cultural background, and understanding each other may take a lot of effort. Our EU FET project, called DIVERSITY, is to deliver technological tools that humans can use to overcome ... Read more
  • PECE visit to USC/ISI – Los Angeles, US

    by Dr Rosa Filgueira 22 January 2018 My exchange involved visiting Ewa Deelman and Yolanda Gil, both located in the same University (USC) and Institute (Information Science Institute – ISI), from 30th September to 10th December 2017. This visit gave me the great opportunity to work with two World-leading authority on the research and development of advanced ... Read more
  • One year of the SICSA Network and Systems (NET-SYS) Research Theme

    by Dimitrios Pezaros 15 January 2018 In September 2016, I took over as leader of the SICSA Networking and Systems (NET-SYS) theme from Marwan Fayed who had done an excellent job leading SICSA’s Next Generation Internet (NGI) activities over the past few years. Not only there was a succession in leadership, there was also the launch of ... Read more