SICSA M&A: Senior Women in Computing: February 2014

Date(s) - 28/02/2014
12:00 am

Livingstone Tower Room LT14.15. Strathclyde University

SICSA modelling and abstraction theme are delighted to support the second senior women in computing networking meeting. Again, our focus is research, but this time with a flavour of engagement with policy makers, engagement with funders, setting future directions, and carrying out research that has “impact”.

We are delighted to welcome two great speakers:

Prof Muffy Calder (University of Glasgow Computing Science and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government)

Dr Lesley Thompson (Director of Sciences and Engineering, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)

13.00 Networking lunch

14.00 Prof Muffy Calder: on becoming Chief Scientific Adviser, what she does, and the impact of this role on her other work.
14.45 Dr Lesley Thompson: on how best to engage with EPSRC at a more strategic level, remit and future directions.

15.30 tea/coffee break
16.00 Post-REF thoughts. Discussion led by Prof Lynne Baillie, Glasgow Caledonian University.
Precise room to be confirmed.
Please register your place at
This event is being organised by Lynne Baillie and Carron Shankland – or

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