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The Slovenian i-evAALution pilot intervention study started in Kranj and in Ljubljana
13. December 2019 | News
Two i-evAALution workshops with older people and their informal carers took place in the Cultural center Predoslje (25/11/2019) and on the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (09/12/2019). More than 100 of attendees, who expressed the interest for the participation in the project, were informed about the international project i-evAALution, the research design and the i-evAALution bundle. Both events marked also the beginning of the pilot intervention in Slovenia.
Sakari Taipale, PhD published a new article in scientific journal Information & Management
11. December 2019 | Publications
In November 2019 Sakari Taipale, PhD, member od Centre for Social Informatics, published a new article in scientific journal Information & Management. The article "Robot acceptance model for care (RAM-care): A principled approach to the intention to use care robots" was coauthored by Tuuli Turja, Lino Aaltonen and Atte Oksanen.
Micro-workshop on ICT & Ageing
27. November 2019 | News
On November 22, 2019, as part of the bilateral agreement between the Center for Social Informatics, UL FSS and Florida State University, a micro-workshop on information and communication technologies and ageing was held. As part of the workshop prof. Walter R. Boot, PhD, of Florida State University conducted a guest lecture entitled The Potential of Video Games to Benefit Older Adults.
COOP4HEALTHCARE project partner meeting
26. November 2019 | News
The COOP4HEALTHCARE Interreg SI-AT project, of which the research team of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics is part of, is moving into the last period of its operation. Thus, on November 15, 2019, the leading partner in the project, the University of Carinthia (CUAS, Austria), organized the first part of the closing meetings of the project partners.
Poster presentations on the Smart Living Forum in Austria
22. November 2019 | News
The Smart Living Forum 2019 took place on the 14th of November in Villach, Austria. The results of two intervention studies were presented at the event by members of Center for Social Informatics. Dr Simona Hvalič Touzery presented the results of the study that aimed to identify positive and negative psychological outcomes of telecare use on working family carers of older people. Dr Katja Prevodnik presented the preliminary results of the study that explored how the usability and acceptability – two dimensions of user experience (UX) – of a home telehealth system (THS) shape patients’ perceptions of its impact on their functional independence, well-being and quality of life.
Dr. Gregor Čehovin and dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda Receive ARRS Award Excellent in Science 2019
15. November 2019 | News
For their scientific contribution in the field of survey methodology and meta-analysis, Dr. Gregor Čehovin and dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda (CSI) received the award “Excellent in Science 2019: Most Outstanding Research Achievements in Inspiration to the Younger Generation” in the field of social sciences and humanities. The award Excellent in Science was presented by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) as part of the event "ARRS Day 2019: We Support Excellence", which was held on Tuesday, 19 November 2019 at the Grand Hotel Union.