News Archive

  • Startup Zone at DemoFest 2019 – Call for Applications

    DemoFest: Bringing Research to Life 4th November 2019, 4.00pm – 7.00pm at Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh. DemoFest is SICSA’s signature knowledge exchange event, showcasing the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities. The largest event of its kind in Scotland, DemoFest attracts a mix of more than 300 participants, including software industry practitioners, researchers and ...
  • Welcome to our new Director, Professor Aaron Quigley

    Welcome to Professor Aaron Quigley of the University of St Andrews, who assumes the role of SICSA Director today. Aaron brings a wealth of experience to the role at an important time for SICSA as we look towards 2020.  You can contact Aaron at sicsa-director@sicsa.ac.uk. Also, our thanks go to Professor Rod Murray-Smith, who has provided crucial support ...
  • Welcome to new Research Theme Leader for Theory, Modelling and Computation

    SICSA extends a warm welcome to Dr Lilia Georgieva (Heriot Watt University) who takes over co-leadership of the SICSA Theory, Modelling and Computation research theme this month.  Along with Clemens Kupke (University of Strathclyde), Lilia will be responsible for leading the theme for the next two years. Thanks go to Dr Ekaterina Komendantskaya for her role in ...
  • SICSA PhD Conference 2019 – Prize Winners

    Congratulations to all of the prize winners at the SICSA PhD Conference 2019 in Stirling! They are: SICSA PhD Research Competition  1st Year Winner: Jacob König (GCU): ‘Deep Learning Surface Crack Segmentation’ 2nd Year Winner: Ryan Gibson (University of Strathclyde): ‘Using Tablet Technologies to Promote Communication Between Adults with Mild Learning Disabilities and General Practitioner’ 3rd Year Winner: Sofiat Olaosebikan ...
  • Congratulations to SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019

    Congratulations go to the SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019, Professor David Manlove of the University of Glasgow. This award recognises the exceptional contribution that Professor Manlove has made to his students and it was presented at the SICSA PhD Conference on 18th June 2019. We received a great many nominations this year from across the SICSA ...
  • SICSA Cyber Grants

    On behalf of the SICSA Cyber Security theme leaders, congratulations go to the successful applicants for the recent SICSA Cyber Security Small Grants call: Andrea Bracciali, Stirling Nhamo Mtetwa, GCU Zeeshan Siddiqui, UWS The Cyber Security small grants are a new development for the SICSA research themes and we received a relatively high number of proposals in the first ...
  • Extended Deadline to Register to Exhibit Your Research at DemoFest 2019

    SICSA DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland. Now in its twelfth year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities The event will take place on Monday 4th November 2019 from 4.00pm in the stunning venue, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh You can now register now to apply to exhibit ...
  • SICSA appoints new Director

    SICSA has appointed Professor Aaron Quigley of the University of St Andrews as its new Director.  Professor Quigley commences the role on July 4th 2019. Professor Quigley is the Chair of Human Computer Interaction in the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews.  He co-founded SACHI (St Andrews Computer Human Interaction research group) and served as its Director until ...
  • Energy Technology Partnership Emporium – Registration open

    SICSA is pleased to be part of the ETP Emporium event, taking place next month at the University of Strathclyde. Background The transition to a low carbon economy presents multi-disciplinary challenges which need collaboration across all sectors to resolve. It is crucial to ensure that society, as a whole, has access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy. What ...
  • SICSA Cyber Security – Call for Small Research Grants

    The SICSA Cyber Security research theme invites proposals to support Scottish Cyber Security researchers in carrying out research activities over the summer of 2019. We anticipate applications for three types of activities (or a combination): Travel (max £250); Equipment (max £500); Studentship (max £1000) While there is no restriction on the topics, we encourage applications to research into new ...