News Archive

  • 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 ...
  • Welcome to new SICSA Cyber Security Theme Leaders

    SICSA extends a warm welcome to Professor Karen Renaud (University of Abertay) and Dr Deepayan Bhowmik (University of Stirling), who take over the management of the SICSA Cyber Security Research Theme this month.  Karen and Deepayan will be responsible for leading the theme for the next two years. Thanks go to Professor Chris Johnson (University of ...
  • Welcome to our new Deputy Director and Director of Knowledge Exchange & Impact

    We are pleased to welcome our new SICSA Deputy Director, Dr Tim Storer of the University of Glasgow.  Dr Storer is also Director of Knowledge Exchange & Impact and our main link to industry and the public sector. Tim will be an excellent addition to the SICSA team and has a fantastic vision for the Pool. ...
  • Applications invited for the post of SICSA Director

    Applications are invited from any suitable member of academic staff within a SICSA Institution for the role of SICSA Director. The post is initially funded to end of July 2020. 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 ...