News Archive

  • 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 ...
  • Through the Looking Glass: Breaking Barriers in STEM Event- Artwork Competition

    Can’t get to the pub.. SULSA has your lockdown activity sorted! As part of the Through the Looking Glass: Breaking Barriers in STEM event, SULSA is launching an original artwork competition! We want to know what an inclusive and diverse environment in STEM looks like to you? And so we are welcoming original creations that depict this, these creations ...
  • SICSA Conference 2020

    We are delighted to announce that the SICSA Conference 2020 will take place, on-line on 1 October 2020 and will be under the theme SICSA and the Sustainable Society. The conference this year will be co-located with ScotSoft, which is Scotland’s leading tech conference allowing our delegates to access elements of the event throughout the day. For this ...
  • ScotCHEM 2020 Computational Chemistry Virtual Symposium

    SICSA is pleased to inform you that the ScotCHEM 2020 Computational Chemistry Virtual Symposium will take place on 26 August 2020 and all SICSA members are invited to attend.  The event is hosted by the University of Strathclyde The Plenary Speaker is Prof. Adrian Roitberg, University of Florida and his talk will be “Is Quantum Chemistry ...