SICSA CDT Outline Proposal Workshop

Date(s) - 13/02/2018
12:00 am

University of Glasgow

The long awaited EPSRC call for Doctoral Training Centres is now out. SICSA is supporting member institutions by sharing information and experience to maximise the quality and effectiveness of outline proposals involving our Universities.  We aim to establish strategic partnerships between institutions that will give Scotland a good chance to achieve positive outcomes in this round of CDT applications.

A one day Workshop will take place on Tuesday 13th February 2018 in the Sir Alwyn Williams Building, School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow.  The workshop will be facilitated by Alison Gray, Skillfluence along with the SICSA Directors’ team.

Provisional Programme

09:45:  Arrival with coffee/tea
10:00:  Introduction to the workshop (Kevin Hammond and Jeremy Singer)
10:10:  What’s in the call (Alison Gray, Skillfluence)
10:20:  Small group discussion on the call document (Alison)
11:10:  War Stories: examples from current CDT’s with Q&A (Professor Deirdre Heddon, Dean, Scottish Graduate School for the Arts & Humanities)
11:40:  What can SICSA do for you? (Jeremy & Alison)
12:00:  Lunch
12:30:  Writing workshop in breakout groups (Alison)
14:00:  Feedback from writing groups (Alison)
14:20:  Peer perspectives (TBC)
14:40:  Next steps (Jeremy/Alison)
15:00:  Close

Attendance at the workshop is free, however to assist with catering please register at

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