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  • SICSA Conference 2022

    Sustainability, Resilience and Recovery On the 28th & 29th June 2022 we held our 13th Annual SICSA Conference at Glasgow Caledonian University. This was our first in person event since 2019, with an exciting programme of keynote talks, panel sessions, poster and PhD competitions. The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) Conference has been an ...
  • Research Excellence Framework 2021

    The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) welcomes the publication of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework results.  The THE world university rankings table for the UK has also been recalculated on the basis of the 2021 REF and is published today.  For SICSA institutions: 45% of research was world-leading (4*) and 43% internationally excellent (3*). Over ...
  • SICSA Conference 2022 – PhD Award for Best Dissertation in Scotland- Deadline Extended

    As part of the SICSA Conference in the last two years, we have established the SICSA PhD Award for Best Dissertation in Scotland, inviting submissions from our vibrant research student community in order to celebrate ground-breaking research across Scottish Institutions. Chris Cummings (University of Edinburgh) was the winner in 2020 and Ryan Gibson (University of ...
  • SICSA Data Science Research Theme – Call for Research Grants is now closed

    We had a fantastic response to the SICSA Data Science Research Theme – Call for Research Grants.  The call is now closed.  Thank you to those who submitted applications, we will be in contact with your shortly to let you know the outcome of your application The SICSA Data Science Theme invites proposals to support Data ...
  • Logic4Peace: fundraising online Logic event for Peace

    Logic4Peace  (Fundraising online Logic event for Peace) Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April 2022 Venue: Online (information will be provided to registered participants) Call for Abstracts: Logicians participating in this conference stand united for Peace. The on-going Russian military invasion in Ukraine is causing death, destruction and it is the direct cause of a gigantic humanitarian crisis. Educational facilities ...
  • SICSA Education Learning & Teaching Scholars Programme

    Early to mid-career colleagues involved in teaching Computing Science and related subjects at SICSA member institutions are invited to apply for the SICSA Education Learning & Teaching Scholars programme. The Scholars programme is designed to develop and support early-to-mid career CS academics with a focus on education. Successful applicants will take part in a series of ...
  • Computing Science and Informatics Student Survey – March 2022

    Tech Start-Ups and the Scottish Tech Ecosystem – A role for Scottish Universities and SICSA Students of Computing Science, Informatics and related subjects are invited to participate in a short survey about support for students forming start-ups while they are at University.  This survey will be used to help inform SICSA’s* strategy for supporting technology ...
  • SICSA HCI Sustainable Challenge Fund

    The SICSA HCI Theme is proud to announce the 2022 HCI Sustainable Challenge Fund. This fund intends to bring together researchers involved in work surrounding the UN Sustainable Development Goals that involve HCI methods and thinking. We anticipate that this fund will be helpful for researchers interested in running a series of events that will culminate ...
  • SICSA AI Research Theme – Call for Small Research Grants

    The SICSA Artificial Intelligence Research Theme invites proposals to support Scottish AI researchers in carrying out research activities over the summer of 2022. We anticipate applications for three types of activities (or a combination): Travel/networking (max £250) Equipment including cloud credits (max £500) Studentship (max £1000) While there is no restriction on the topics, we encourage applications to research ...
  • SICSA and EIT Digital Boost Scottish European Student Exchange Programme

         SICSA and EIT Digital partner to deliver Scottish Funding Council Saltire Scheme Scotland & Brussels, March 2nd, 2022: The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) have partnered with EIT Digital to deliver on a £75k SFC investment in renewing and strengthening Scottish – European research collaborations. The “Saltire Emerging Researcher Scheme” is part of a ...