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Members of Centre for Social Informatics participated at GETM3 Slovenia Sandpit No 3

Assoc. Prof. Katja Lozar Manfreda and Gregor Čehovin participated at GETM3 Slovenia Sandpit No 3. GETM3 is an international, interdisciplinary research and innovation project funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 stream. It is aimed at improving employability of global talents and talent management practices to support economic development. University of Ljubljana, one of the project partners, organized the 3rd researchers’ gathering, referred to as Sandpit, between 19 and 22 September 2017.

10. October 2017 | News

Recently concluded projects

In 2017, we successfully concluded several national projects and tenders. Vasja Vehovar, PhD, and Vesna Dolničar, PhD, were leaders of two research projects that started in July 2014 and ended in June 2017, financed by the Slovenian Research Agency. This year we have also conducted a study for Eurostat Better data to assess the impact of ICT, R&D and Innovation on the economy and evaluation of the self-employment measure of active employment policy in the period 2007-2013.

28. September 2017 | News

Web Survey Day 2017

Since 2012, members of CSI have organised the Web Survey Day event that has over 200 attendees each year. The target audience is the professional public as well as other web survey users who are interested in advances and trends in the field of web survey methodology.

22. September 2017 | News

Seventh conference on the topic of child abuse on the internet

Members of the Centre for Social Informatics coordinate the hotline, Spletno oko, which enables internet users to anonymously report hate speech and images of child sexual abuse found on the internet. Working in close cooperation with the police, internet service providers (ISPs), and other governmental and non-governmental organisations in Slovenia, the main mission of Spletno oko is to reduce the number of images of child sexual abuse and online hate speech.

21. September 2017 | News

The second meeting of partners in the Excellence and ReSTI project

Representatives of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences (UL FSS), took part in second meeting of the Excellence in ReSTI project that was held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 18th – 19th September 2017.

19. September 2017 | News

Second EEPE event of the Interreg Europe project ITHACA

On 12th and 13th of September the second of nine Exchange of Experience and Peer Evaluation (EEPE) events took place in Danish city of Slagelse (Region Zealand). EEPE was attended by Mojca Šetinc from the Centre for Social Informatics, and representative of the stakeholders – Gregor Cuzak from Slovenian Medical Informatics Association (SDMI).

15. September 2017 | News

New projects in 2017

In 2017, we started to implement three important international projects. In January was launched the Interreg Europe project InnovaTion in Health And Care for All (ITHACA), in February Interreg Danube project Excellence in research, social and technological innovation project management (Re-STI) and in July JUST project Cyber Violence and Harassment against Women and Girls (CYBERVAW).

01. September 2017 | News

Visiting researchers at CSI

Since 2011, when CSI was established, we have hosted several leading survey methodologists. In 2012 Mick Couper, PhD, a world-leading expert on web surveys from University of Michigan, attended the 1st Web Survey Day, where he participated in the introductory part and answered the questions about the general state of web surveys worldwide.

31. August 2017 | News

Anže Sendelbah successfully defended his doctoral dissertation

On 28 July 2017 Anže Sendelbah, a member of CSI, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled, “Media multitasking in web surveys”.

31. July 2017 | News

Seventh Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA)

Attending the ESRA 2017 conference were Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD, Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, Nejc Berzelak, PhD, Gregor Čehovin and Ana Slavec, PhD (associate member of CSI).

25. July 2017 | News