News Archive

  • Applications invited for the role of Director of SICSA

    Director of SICSA Applications are invited from any suitable member of academic staff within a SICSA Institution for the role of Director of SICSA. Job 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 ...
  • Farewell to our Director, Professor Aaron Quigley

    SICSA is saying farewell to its Director, Professor Aaron Quigley, University of St Andrews who has been appointed to the position of Head of School of Computing Science and Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Aaron has been a huge supporter of the Scottish Informatics & Computing Science Alliance (SICSA) over the years ...
  • SICSA announces the new Co-Theme Leader for Cyber Physical Systems

    SICSA extends a warm welcome to Dr Christian Dondrup, Heriot Watt University who takes over co-leadership of the SICSA Cyber Physical Systems research theme this month.  Along with Dr Subramanian Ramamoorthy, University of Edinburgh Christian will be responsible for shaping and directing the research theme as well as providing a national representation for their theme area. The ...
  • SICSA announces the new Director of Education

    We are very pleased to welcome Dr Mark Zarb, Robert Gordon University to SICSA as our new Director of Education, effective from 1 January 2020. Mark will be a great addition to the SICSA Directorate.  He has had continuous engagement with SICSA through a number of avenues and has great vision for education within the research ...
  • We are now recruiting for a new for Cyber Physical Systems Research Theme Leader

    Applications are invited for any suitable member of academic staff within a SICSA Institution to co-lead the SICSA Cyber Physical Systems Research Theme. Research pooling across Scotland is entering an exciting phase. Having recently released the review of pooling, the SFC are considering a number of recommendations which present opportunities for someone interested in this theme ...
  • We are now recruiting for a new SICSA Director of Education

    We are pleased to announce that we are now recruiting for a new SICSA Director of Education.  Applications are welcome from any suitable member of academic staff working at a SICSA member institution. SICSA Education has a focus on enhancing collaboration across the core activities of Undergraduate and Postgraduate education provision in Scotland. The group represents ...
  • SICSA celebrates positive outcomes from SFC independent review

    The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) is welcoming the publication of a positive report on the last decade of their research, policymaking and industrial partnerships. The full report can be found at the Scottish Funding Council. Along with an overview of all other projects supported by the pooling initiative, the Independent Review of the Scottish ...
  • 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 ...