News Archive

  • SICSA Conference 2021: Registration Now Open!

    Registration is now open for the SICSA Conference 2021!  The event will be taking place virtually on 13th & 14th September (notionally based at the University of Dundee) using the online platform Ohyay. The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) Conference has been an annual event since SICSA began in 2008. This year the focus ...
  • Nuffield Research Placements – Poster Prize

    SICSA is proud to be sponsoring this year Poster Prizes for the students participating in the Nuffield Research Placements (NRPs). Nuffield Research Placements (NRPs) are engaging, real-life research or development projects, where talented year 12 (or equivalent) students are placed at the heart of a UK host organisation. They are a fantastic opportunity for students to ...
  • SICSA Conference 2021 – Careers Fair

    The annual SICSA Conference is the showcase event for the Scottish Informatics and Computing Science Alliance, attended by academics, early career researchers and postgraduate research students from across Scotland.  This year, the conference will take place online using the ohyay platform, running from lunchtime on the 13th of September through to the following afternoon. The conference ...
  • SICSA Distinguished Visiting Fellow Seminar Series

    Professor Enrique Alba of University of Malaga will be visiting Robert Gordon and Stirling Universities during July and August 2021. During his visit to Scotland, Professor Alba will give three talks open to all SICSA members. These will all be held virtually due to ongoing COVID restrictions. Attendance can be booked for free through the links ...
  • Free event: International Cybercrime Symposium and Summer School

    An International Symposium and Summer School on the theme of Cybercrime. This will be the fourth annual event in this series, hosted by the University of Strathclyde, Department of Computer & Information Sciences, and the second to be held online. The event is attended by students and academics from Canada, Finland, Germany and Scotland and ...
  • Call for Abstracts – UKICER Conference

    Calling all Research Students – the Poster Abstract deadline for the United Kingdom and Ireland Computing Education Research (UKICER) conference has been extended! The virtual conference this year is from the University of Glasgow on Thursday the 2nd of September 2021 and Friday the 3rd of September 2021. The poster abstract deadline has been extended until Friday ...
  • SICSA Cyber Security Research Theme…. recruiting a new Co-theme Leader

    Applications are invited for any suitable member of academic staff within a SICSA Institution to co-lead the SICSA Cyber Security Research Theme. Role 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 research communities to help increase critical mass and to ...
  • SICSA Conference 2021 – PhD Award for Best Dissertation in Scotland – Deadline extended

    Last year, as part of the SICSA Conference 2020, we launched the 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. We were excited to receive a number of high quality submissions and we were very proud to present ...
  • The Coffee Break @ RIS

    Join us again for another Coffee Break @ RIS, an on-going opportunity to participate in short, informal online conversations with researchers in other disciplines from across Research Innovation Scotland. Working across disciplines is notoriously difficult in ordinary circumstances. Currently, we don’t have those opportunities for fortuitous encounters that happen in the coffee break – the kind ...
  • SAGES COP26 Workshop Steering Group – Call for Volunteers

    Applications are invited from PhD students and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to serve as SICSA’s representative on a interdisciplinary steering group for an ECR-led workshop as a side event at COP26. Most people are probably aware of COP26 to be held later this year. The Scottish research community is naturally participating in various ways. The different ...