News Archive

  • SICSA Supervisor of the Year Award 2019

    The SICSA Supervisor of the Year Award 2019 has launched this month and we are now accepting nominations from all Scottish-based PhD students in Computer Science and Informatics. The award aims to recognise the extraordinary efforts of PhD Supervisors across Scotland and the difference they can make to their Postgraduate students.  To nominate your supervisor, please ...
  • Launch of SICSA Conference Bursary Programme

    SICSA is pleased to announce the launch of our Conference Bursary programme in March 2019, which will be available to all PhD students working in SICSA Departments/Schools. The programme offers funding of up to £1000 for students to attend conferences in the UK and across the rest of the world.  The funding can be used for ...
  • Welcome to new SICSA Cyber Security Theme Leaders

    SICSA extends a warm welcome to Professor Karen Renaud (University of Abertay) and Dr Deepayan Bhowmik (University of Stirling), who take over the management of the SICSA Cyber Security Research Theme this month.  Karen and Deepayan will be responsible for leading the theme for the next two years. Thanks go to Professor Chris Johnson (University of ...
  • Welcome to our new Deputy Director and Director of Knowledge Exchange & Impact

    We are pleased to welcome our new SICSA Deputy Director, Dr Tim Storer of the University of Glasgow.  Dr Storer is also Director of Knowledge Exchange & Impact and our main link to industry and the public sector. Tim will be an excellent addition to the SICSA team and has a fantastic vision for the Pool. ...
  • Applications invited for the post of SICSA Director

    Applications are invited from any suitable member of academic staff within a SICSA Institution for the role of SICSA Director. The post is initially funded to end of July 2020. Job Purpose SICSA is the Scottish Funding Council Research Pool in Informatics and Computer Science.  The goal of SICSA is to cohere the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science ...
  • SICSA Deputy Director/Director of KE & Impact – Deadline Extended

    The SICSA Directors would like to invite suitable candidates from any SICSA institution to submit an application for the role of Director for Knowledge Exchange and Impact / SICSA Deputy Director. SICSA has a strong Knowledge Exchange programme, aiming to exploit and enhance the research capabilities and reputation of Scottish Universities, by assisting researchers at all levels ...
  • SICSA now advertising for Director for Knowledge Exchange and Impact / SICSA Deputy Director

    The SICSA Directors would like to invite suitable candidates from any SICSA institution to submit an application for the role of Director for Knowledge Exchange and Impact / SICSA Deputy Director. SICSA has a strong Knowledge Exchange programme, aiming to exploit and enhance the research capabilities and reputation of Scottish Universities, by assisting researchers at all levels ...
  • NCSC Certifies Edinburgh Napier University Degree

    Edinburgh Napier University’s BEng (Hons) in Cybersecurity and Forensics has become the first undergraduate course in the UK to be fully certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), whose parent organisation is GCHQ. The BEng course helps meet the UK’s growing demand for security engineers by adding specialist knowledge of digital forensics, data security and software ...
  • Tay Cities Deal to Benefit SICSA Universities

    The Tay Cities Deal was formally signed on Thursday 22nd November in Perth, confirming millions of Pounds of investment to the area.  It is expected that the Deal will create over 6000 jobs across Tayside and Fife. The deal will include direct benefits for SICSA-member institutions, including an investment of over £26m to the University of ...
  • SICSA PhD Conference 2019: Now recruiting student organising committee members

    We are very pleased to announce that the 2019 SICSA PhD Conference will take place on 18th & 19th June 2019 at the University of Stirling. Following an extremely successful Conference earlier this year at RGU we are now making plans for next year’s event.  As always, the SICSA PhD Conference next year will be put together ...