News Archive

  • We are now Recruiting: SICSA Graduate Academy Director

    Applications are invited from members of academic staff working within any SICSA member institution for the role of SICSA Graduate Academy Director. The role commences on 1st August 2018 for a two-year period, initially. For more information on the role and to apply, please download the documentation below. SGA Director Role Description SGA Director Application Form Closing Date: 30th June ...
  • Register now to Exhibit Your Research at DemoFest 2018!

    SICSA DemoFest, the largest event of it’s kind in Scotland will take place on 6th November 2018 at Our Dynamic Earth Edinburgh.  Now in its eleventh year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities.  Register to Exhibit Now! Exhibiting at DemoFest is free-of-charge.  However, space is limited within the ...
  • Registration open for SICSA PhD Conference 2018!

    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the SICSA PhD Conference 2018, which will take place at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen on 28th and 29th June 2018. The event will feature keynote talks from Professor Bill Buchanan (Edinburgh Napier University) and Andrew Richards (CEO Codeplay). Workshops will include: Hackathon Your Career in Academia – ...
  • SICSA Education – Call for Workshop Proposals in 2018

    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 the community to bid to ...
  • Robot Research in the Wild: Water Transport in Rural India

    Researchers from the University of Glasgow and AMMACHI Labs at Amrita University in India have recently been undertaking a feasibility study utilising robots for water transportation in India, which has identified as a key problem for those living in rural communities.  The project, which was co-funded by SICSA (via the Postdoctoral and Early Career Researcher Exchanges ...
  • Leading International Data Science Experts Confirmed for The Data Summit

    A host of internationally-acclaimed leaders in the field of data science have been confirmed as speakers for the upcoming two-day international conference, Data Summit. Leading the programme are ‘Weapons of Math Destruction’ author Cathy O’Neil and former NASA astrophysicist turned data scientist, Kirk Borne. Data Summit will take place at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on 22nd ...
  • SICSA Launches the Cyber Nexus Virtual Innovation Hub

    As part of the recent Scottish Government funding for the SICSA Cyber Nexus, we have recently launched the Cyber Nexus Virtual Innovation Hub.  This funding programme will support innovative research in Cyber Security that has commercial potential. The main aim of this initiative is to help researchers to develop their technologies into a proposition that can either ...
  • How to do an Informatics PhD Workshop – Call for Registrations

    University of Edinburgh are running a workshop on how to do an Informatics PhD, which is open to students at all SICSA member-institutions.  Details as follows: Tuesday 17 April 2018, 13:30 – 16:30 – Please note the new date due to planned strike action at the University University of Edinburgh – Room 5.3 Lister Building, Lister Learning And ...
  • Looking for an expert in Computer Science? SICSA can help!

    The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) represents a broad range of expertise in Computer Science and Informatics.  We have 14 member-institutions across Scotland, comprising over 500 academics and around 750 PhD research students; covering the whole of the discipline. So if you are looking for advice on a specific aspect of Computing or wish to ...
  • Data for Marine Science & Technology – Industrial Doctorate Funding Call 2018

    The Data Lab in collaboration with the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) is supporting Industrial Doctorate projects. Funding for up to 50% of the project cost will be provided for up to three and a half years, with the remainder to be matched by an industry, sector or voluntary sector partner. They ...