News Archive

  • Research Methods Summer School – Spring into Methods 2021

    The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science, in partnership with the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities, is excited to announce that applications for Spring into Methods 2021 is now open. The Spring into Methods programme brings together arts, humanities and social science doctoral researchers from across Scotland and offers sessions providing an interdisciplinary and ...
  • The Coffee Break at RIS

    Research and Innovation Scotland are pleased to announce the launch of The Coffee Break @ RIS – an on-going opportunity to participate in short, informal online conversations with researchers in other disciplines from across RIS. Working across disciplines is notoriously difficult in ordinary circumstances. Currently, we don’t have those opportunities for fortuitous encounters that happen ...
  • Announcing our new Research Theme Leaders

    Artificial Intelligence Research Theme On 1st January 2021, we welcomed Dr Dimitra Gkatzia, Edinburgh Napier University, to the position Co-Leader of the SICSA Artificial Intelligence Research Theme.  The research theme will have a further change in leadership in April this year when Dr Sandy Brownlee, Stirling University will also commence as joint Co-Lead and will work ...
  • Welcome to our new Director, Professor Stuart Anderson

    We are very pleased to confirm that Professor Stuart Anderson from the University of Edinburgh has been confirmed as the Director of SICSA.   Stuart took over from Professor Aaron Quigley on an interim basis but was confirmed in post by the SICSA Committee in December last year and will now lead SICSA through the transitional period ...
  • Call for proposals – Spring into Methods Programme

    A new cross discipline collaboration has been initiated between the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science, the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities, the SOCIAL Centre for Doctoral Training and SICSA. The Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) and the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) are collaborating on Spring into Methods ...
  • SICSA and ScotCHEM are coming together for a Speed Networking Fortnight

    SICSA and ScotChem are coordinating a fortnight of short remote one-to-one calls between researchers to stimulate inter-disciplinary exchanges of research ideas and agendas.  Working across disciplines is notoriously difficult in ordinary circumstances, but the restrictions caused by the current pandemic have even further curtailed opportunities for chance encounters at conferences, or meetings that lead to ...
  • SICSA Artificial Intelligence 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 Artificial Intelligence 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 ...
  • Have your say on image data research

    Do you need access to high quality, high volume medical imaging data for your research projects? PICTURES is a 5-year programme aimed at increasing the capabilities of Safe Havens to support emerging technologies and new data types such as images, MRIs, CTs, X-rays etc in health data research. The PICTURES team want to hear from researchers about ...
  • Suffrage Science Awards in Computing Science

    The MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences invites you to our virtual celebration of the Suffrage Science Awards 2020 ‘Life Sciences’ and ‘Maths and Computing’ groups on Friday 6th November 2020, 6pm-7pm. Come along and hear stimulating stories of women in Maths, Computing and Life Sciences. The event is hosted by Science Storyteller Dr Kat Arney. There’s ...
  • SICSA warmly welcomes two new Research Theme Leaders

    SICSA would like to extend a very warm welcome to Dr Paul Patras, University of Edinburgh, who takes over the leadership of the SICSA Networking & Systems Research Theme and Dr Mike Crabb, University of Dundee who will be co-leading the HCI Research Theme with Dr Mary Ellen Foster (University of Glasgow) Dr Patras and Dr ...