Dr Michael Crabb appointed prominent role at The Scottish Informatic and Computer Science Alliance

Published on 30 October 2020

Dr Michael Crabb from the University of Dundee’s Computing department has been appointed to the role of Human Computer Interaction Theme Lead of The Scottish Informatic and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA).

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SICSA is the Scottish Funding Council Research Pool in Informatics and Computer Science. Its goal is to cohere the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science research communities to help increase critical mass and to enable cooperation in research, teaching and Knowledge Exchange.

Michael’s new role will be to coordinate activities within each of the SICSA themes and develop coherent communities in these areas.

“I have been a supporter of SICSA and have had engagement with the research pool over the years through various funding programmes and the SICSA PhD Conference, SICSA promotes international excellence in University-led research, education, and knowledge exchange for Scottish Informatics and Computer Science. I’m excited and honoured to play a role in the meeting SICSA’s objectives”

Dr Michael Crabb

The SICSA Human Computer Interaction Theme encompasses over 36 individual research groups at twelve Scottish universities.

Among the activities carried out each year are workshops, all-hands meetings with external speakers and group presentations, and a yearly showcase event to highlight Scottish research contributions that are presented at the ACM Computer Human Interaction Conference.

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