News Archive

  • 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 ...
  • New SICSA Research Theme Co-Lead for Data Science

    We are delighted to announce Dr Stewart Massie, Robert Gordon University commenced in the role of the Data Science Research Theme Co-Lead today taking over the role from Professor Mike Chantler, Heriot Watt University. Stewart is currently a Reader in Computer Science at Robert Gordon University working in the Smart Information Systems group with the School of Computing.  ...
  • Spring into Methods 2022 – Call for Proposals

    The Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities, in partnership with the Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences, are collaborating on Spring into Methods to commission interactive, interdisciplinary and innovative research methods training for our postgraduate researchers. The Spring into Methods programme brings together arts, humanities, social science, and other doctoral researchers from across Scotland to offer sessions providing an in-depth ...
  • SICSA appoints new Director of Education

    We are delighted to announce Dr Matthew Barr, University of Glasgow is joining us as the new Director of Education. Dr Barr (Matt) commenced in post this week taking over from Dr Mark Zarb, Robert Gordon University who stepped down following 2 years in the role. Matt is well known to SICSA due to his active ...
  • Call for SICSA Conference 2022 PhD Organisation Committee Members

    The SICSA PhD Conference will take place in June 2022 at Glasgow Caledonian University and remotely online. As we have in previous years, we are calling for PhD students who wish to join the PhD student organising committee. Being a part of this committee can be immensely rewarding and you will have the opportunity to ...
  • Recruiting a new Data Science Research Theme Co-Lead

    SICSA Data Science Research Theme…. recruiting a new theme co-leader  Applications are invited for any suitable member of academic staff within a SICSA Institution to co-lead the SICSA Data Science Research Theme.  The role of the SICSA Theme Leaders is to coordinate activities within each of the defined SICSA themes and further develop coherent communities in these areas. Research Theme ...
  • We are now recruiting for a new SICSA Director of Education

    SICSA is now recruiting a new Director of Education SICSA Education has a focus on enhancing collaboration across the core activities of Undergraduate and Postgraduate education provision in Scotland. The group represents common interests to government; employers; professional and practitioner organisations; and the wider education sectors. These include resourcing for University Computing programmes, secondary school ...
  • The Coffee Break @ RIS

    We invite once again participation to the Coffee Break @ RIS, an on- going opportunity to participate in short, informal online conversations with researchers from across disciplines and geographical locations within Scotland. We are joined this month by the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science, the UK’s largest facilitator of funding, training and support for ...