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Dr. Gregor Čehovin Receives ARRS Award Excellent in Science 2019

For his scientific contribution in the field of survey methodology and meta-analysis, Dr. Gregor Čehovin (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 will be presented by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) as part of the event "ARRS Day 2019: We Support Excellence", which will be held on Tuesday, 19 November 2019 at the Grand Hotel Union.

15. November 2019 | News

Academic visit of dr. Vesna Dolničar in Austria

Dr. Vesna Dolničar has been visiting the University of Applied Sciences in Kaernten, Austria, between August and October 2019, for a 3 month academic visit. The collaboration took place within the COOP4HEALTHCARE project. On the 6th of August, she was a guest at the kick-off meeting in Klagenfurt, where an introduction presentation has been prepared with the partners of the visit and a detailed plan of cooperation for the three months has been agreed.

14. November 2019 | News

A new article published in IEEE Access

Mobile and ubiquitous technologies represent a huge opportunity for an empowered inclusion of older adults in digital societies. Nevertheless, many of smart technologies demand high level of digital literacy and skills in order to become fully operational for the end-users. In order to study and design effective interventions aimed to increase the engagement of older adults with smart and mobile technologies, valid measurement tools for assessment of users’ skills are needed.

08. November 2019 | Publications

Young researcher Natalija Rebrica attended the CREATE workshop in New York City

Young researcher Natalia Rebrica, who joined the Center for Social Informatics in October 2019, attended the CREATE “Designing for Older Adults” workshop. The workshop was held at Well Cornell Medicine - Center on Aging and Behavioral Research, 21-22 October 2019.

08. November 2019 | News

Insafe network meeting in Ljubljana

Awareness centre Safe.si, which is part of Safer Internet Center hosted on 23rd and 24th October more than ninety Insafe network members from across Europe that work on raising awareness of the safe use of the Internet. The main topic of the meeting was artificial intelligence.

06. November 2019 | News

Dr. Gregor Čehovin Attended a Bilateral Meeting with Israeli Partners on the Topic of Digital Transformation of Quantitative Data Collection

Dr. Gregor Čehovin (CSI) attended a bilateral meeting from 27 to 29 October 2019 in Haifa, Israel for the purpose of cooperation on the bilateral project "Digital transformation of quantitative data collection in social science research: Integrating survey data collection with big data and paradata for identifying social behaviour". The meeting took place between Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) and The Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research (SNI), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.

04. November 2019 | News

Launch of the project Factors impacting intention to use smart technology enabled care services among family carers of older people in the context of long-distance care

The basic project Factors impacting intention to use smart technology enabled care services among family carers of older people in the context of long-distance care that addresses current Slovenian and EU policy agenda for assistive technologies, active ageing and long-term care was launched on July 1st 2019. It is led by the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (UL FSS CSI). Project is funded by the Slovenian Research Agency.

16. October 2019 | News

CSI hosted 8th Web Survey Day

Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) organized 8th Web Survey Day which was held on 25th September 2019. The event is intended for professional public of online surveys’ users and 1KA users. In the first part of the event prof. dr. Vasja Vehovar presented trends on the field of web surveys and the development of web survey tool 1KA. In the second part, prof. Mick Couper from University of Michigan (USA) gave a lecture about the practical challenges in web survey methodology.

26. September 2019 | News

Workshop on mixed-mode surveys 2019 with prof. Mick Couper

Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) organized an interactive workshop on mixed-mode surveys which was held on 23 September 2019. The keynote »Transition to online surveys: Opportunities and challenges« was given by prof. Mick Couper from University of Michigan (USA). His talk was followed by a discussion and exchange of experiences among attendees working at CSI, Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia and National Institute of Public Health.

24. September 2019 | News

CYBERSAFE project partners meeting

Barbara Brečko, PhD, member of Centre for Social Informatics, attended CYBERSAFE partners meeting that took place in Laiden, Netherlands on 16th and 17th September. Partners from University of Ljubljana and University of Tartu discussed the framework of cyber violence against women and girls, on which a report will be published in November.

19. September 2019 | News