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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

Nov article: »Forms and factors of internet access in Slovenia«

Darja Grošelj, PhD, and Miha Matjašič published an article »Forms and factors of internet access in Slovenia« in Teorija in praksa journal. With the reference to the theory of digital inequality, the article explores the forms of internet access among Slovenian Internet users and the factors that influence the adoption and frequency of the usage of various forms of internet access.

31. July 2019 | Publications

An article of dr. Vasja Vehovar: Social Informatics Research: Schools of Thought, Methodological Basis, and Thematic Conceptualization

Prof. dr. Vasja Vehovar, member of Centre for Social Informatics, and dr. Zdenek Smutny published an article Social Informatics Research: Schools of Thought, Methodological Basis, and Thematic Conceptualization in Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.

30. July 2019 | Publications

CSI members attended the ESRA 8th Annual Conference

Vasja Vehovar, PhD, Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, Asist. Miha Matjašič, Jernej Berzelak, PhD, Barbara Brečko, PhD and Gregor Čehovin, PhD from the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) attended the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) 8th Conference. The conference took place in Zagreb, Croatia, from 15th to 19th July 2019. It is the largest European conference covering the field of survey methodology.

23. July 2019 | News

Dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf visited the Centre for Social Informatics

As part of the bilateral agreement between the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana and The Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, the Centre for Social Informatics hosted Dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf between 11 and 14 July 2019.

17. July 2019 | News

COOP4HEALTHCARE consortium meeting

On 18th and 19th of June 2019, the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, in cooperation with the Center for Social Informatics, hosted the 3rd COOP4HEALTHCARE consortium meeting.

21. June 2019 | News

Bilateral meeting with Israeli partners on the topic of digital transformation of quantitative data collection

A series of meetings was held at the Faculty of Social Sciences from May 29 to June 4 between Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) and The Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research (SNI), University of 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".

06. June 2019 | News