News Archive

  • SICSA Funding Call – various opportunities available

    We are now accepting applications for funding for a number of SICSA programmes.  These calls are open to all those working within SICSA member-institutions (14 CS Departments/Schools in Scotland). Postdoctoral and Early Career Researcher Exchanges: Funding up to £7.5K to visit Universities in Europe (inc. UK), North America, China and India.  Closing Date: 30th June. More ...
  • #BuildtheBBC Event – Glasgow

    From the people who brought you previous #BuildTheBBC events across London and Salford, comes an evening of tech talks focussed on the teams in Glasgow and their challenges and how they deliver their products to the nation. This is a great opportunity for individuals interested in learning more about the work the teams create for the ...
  • Now recruiting for HCI and AI Theme Leadership roles

    Applications are invited from members of academic staff working within any SICSA member institution for the role of SICSA Research Theme Leader.  There are two positions available: SICSA Research Theme Leader for Artificial Intelligence SICSA Research Theme Leader for Human Computer Interaction The roles both commence on 1st August 2018 for a two-year period, initially. For more information on ...
  • SICSA DemoFest 2018 – Now open for registration

    We are pleased to announce that registration is open for DemoFest 2018, which takes place on 6th November (4-7pm) at Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.  SICSA DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland. Now in its 11th year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s ...
  • SICSA Cyber Virtual Innovation Hub – Now accepting applications

    The SICSA Cyber Virtual Innovation Hub can provide researchers in Cyber Security with funding to explore work that could lead to commercial opportunities. Successful applicants will be able to use the funding on offer to explore new ideas, develop commercial potential, produce demonstrators and materials, and develop work to be taken to a stage where it ...
  • SICSA Cyber Nexus Researcher Exchange Funding – Apply before 31st May

    The SICSA Cyber Nexus is able to provide bursaries of up to £3000 per applicant for researchers in Cyber Security at SICSA institutions to take part in research visits to anywhere in the UK or abroad. Exchanges can be with other academic institutions, or with the private and public sectors.  Successful applicants can use the ...
  • We are now Recruiting: SICSA Graduate Academy Director

    Applications are invited from members of academic staff working within any SICSA member institution for the role of SICSA Graduate Academy Director. The role commences on 1st August 2018 for a two-year period, initially. For more information on the role and to apply, please download the documentation below. SGA Director Role Description SGA Director Application Form Closing Date: 30th June ...
  • Register now to Exhibit Your Research at DemoFest 2018!

    SICSA DemoFest, the largest event of it’s kind in Scotland will take place on 6th November 2018 at Our Dynamic Earth Edinburgh.  Now in its eleventh year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities.  Register to Exhibit Now! Exhibiting at DemoFest is free-of-charge.  However, space is limited within the ...
  • Registration open for SICSA PhD Conference 2018!

    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the SICSA PhD Conference 2018, which will take place at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen on 28th and 29th June 2018. The event will feature keynote talks from Professor Bill Buchanan (Edinburgh Napier University) and Andrew Richards (CEO Codeplay). Workshops will include: Hackathon Your Career in Academia – ...
  • SICSA Education – Call for Workshop Proposals in 2018

    SICSA Education would like to invite the Scottish Computing community to apply for funds to host SICSA Education workshops or other education focussed events. Some of the more recent workshops that have been funded have included: How should we assess group work? Skills in entrepreneurial education Computational thinking in primary schools We now invite members of the community to bid to ...