News Archive

  • Cyber Security Research Theme has a new Co-Leader

    We are pleased to confirm that Dr Jacques Ophoff, University of Abertay will be taking over as the SICSA Cyber Security Research Theme Co-Leader as Dr Deepayan Bhowmik is stepping down from the role.  Dr Ophoff will work alongside Professor Karen Renaud and continue to steer the Cyber Security Research Theme forward. A huge thank you ...
  • SICSA Conference 2021 – PhD Skills Workshops: 13 September @ 16.00 – 17.30

    Visit our Conference web-site: https://sicsaconf.org/ 16.00 – 16.30, Plenary Session: Keeping Mentally Healthy Doing a PhD can be lonely at times, but COVID has intensified the isolation and uncertainty experienced by PhD students.  The SICSA Universities provide support through counselling, mentoring and other mental health services.  But, at the moment these services are in heavy demand and ...
  • SICSA welcomes Dr Andrei Perovski as its new SGA Director!

    We are delighted to let you know that we have appointed our new SICSA Graduate Academy (SGA) Director.  Dr Andrei Perovski, Robert Gordon University commenced the role as SGA Director of 1 August 2021 taking over from Dr Susmit Sarkar. Andrei is a Reader in Computation Systems and holds the role of Research Student Coordinator at ...
  • SICSA Conference 2021 – New Lecturers Event

    We are running a New Lecturers Event as part of SICSA Conference 2021. The Event itself (13th September, 4pm, online) will consist of a panel aiming to answer FAQs from new staff, as well as a session inviting all new lecturers introduce themselves to the wider community (3-5 minutes), and then end in an informal ...
  • 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 ...