News Archive

  • Extended Deadline to Register to Exhibit Your Research at DemoFest 2019

    SICSA DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland. Now in its twelfth year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities The event will take place on Monday 4th November 2019 from 4.00pm in the stunning venue, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh You can now register now to apply to exhibit ...
  • SICSA appoints new Director

    SICSA has appointed Professor Aaron Quigley of the University of St Andrews as its new Director.  Professor Quigley commences the role on July 4th 2019. Professor Quigley is the Chair of Human Computer Interaction in the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews.  He co-founded SACHI (St Andrews Computer Human Interaction research group) and served as its Director until ...
  • Energy Technology Partnership Emporium – Registration open

    SICSA is pleased to be part of the ETP Emporium event, taking place next month at the University of Strathclyde. Background The transition to a low carbon economy presents multi-disciplinary challenges which need collaboration across all sectors to resolve. It is crucial to ensure that society, as a whole, has access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy. What ...
  • SICSA Cyber Security – Call for Small Research Grants

    The SICSA Cyber Security research theme invites proposals to support Scottish Cyber Security researchers in carrying out research activities over the summer of 2019. We anticipate applications for three types of activities (or a combination): Travel (max £250); Equipment (max £500); Studentship (max £1000) While there is no restriction on the topics, we encourage applications to research into new ...
  • SICSA Education – Call for Workshop Proposals in 2019

    SICSA Education would like to invite the Scottish Computing community to apply for funds to host SICSA Education workshops or other education focussed events. Some of the more recent workshops that have been funded have included: • How should we assess group work? • Skills in entrepreneurial education • Computational thinking in primary schools We now invite members of ...
  • DemoFest 2019: Register now to exhibit your research

    SICSA DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland. Now in its twelfth year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities The event will take place on Monday 4th November 2019 from 4.00pm in the stunning venue, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh You can now register now ...
  • SICSA PhD Conference 2019 – Registration now open

    Registration for the SICSA PhD Conference is now open and is fully funded (accommodation, meals and registration) for all Computing Science PhD students working within Scottish HE institutions.  Places are filling up fast, so register soon to avoid disappointment. The SICSA PhD Conference will feature a range of workshops, keynotes and social activities across two full-days.  You ...
  • Now recruiting for Research Theme Leader in Theory, Modelling and Computation

    Applications are invited for any suitable member of academic staff within a SICSA Institution to co-lead the SICSA Theory, Modelling and Computation 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 ...
  • SICSA Supervisor of the Year Award 2019

    The SICSA Supervisor of the Year Award 2019 has launched this month and we are now accepting nominations from all Scottish-based PhD students in Computer Science and Informatics. The award aims to recognise the extraordinary efforts of PhD Supervisors across Scotland and the difference they can make to their Postgraduate students.  To nominate your supervisor, please ...
  • Launch of SICSA Conference Bursary Programme

    SICSA is pleased to announce the launch of our Conference Bursary programme in March 2019, which will be available to all PhD students working in SICSA Departments/Schools. The programme offers funding of up to £1000 for students to attend conferences in the UK and across the rest of the world.  The funding can be used for ...