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Mutual learning online regional conference on good practices and lessons learned regarding countering hate speech online

The ‘Mutual learning regional conference on good practices and lessons learned from countering hate speech online’, which was organised online between 14th and 15th October 2020, presented good practices, lessons learned and developments in combating hate speech online. It brought together experts and practitioners from Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia and also experts from other EU Member States. The aim of the conference was to contribute to the mutual learning in this important field.

21. October 2020 | News

First European Carers Day

On 6 October we are celebrating the first European Carers Day. In different languages we are sending the same message: Informal carers are unpaid carers. They are essential for sustainability of long-term care. They deserve better support!

06. October 2020 | News

The web survey day 2020 was held online

On 30 September 2020, the Centre for Social Informatics, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences organized the Web Survey Day (WSD) for the ninth time. The event is intended for the general professional public users of online survey tools and users of online survey tool 1KA. This time the event took place in a slightly different form, as we conducted our workshops and lectures through the ZOOM platform.

01. October 2020 | News

Workshop on mixed-mode surveys 2020 held at FDV

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) organised the traditional annual Workshop on mixed mode surveys, which took place on 23 September 2020 from 9.00 to 13.00. It was attended by researchers from CSI, Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, the National Institute of Public Health and academic sector to exchange the results in the field of web and mixed mode surveys. The event was organised and led by prof. Vasja Vehovar, PhD.

24. September 2020 | News

Democratic forum on assessing eligibility for long-term care

In September 2020, Centre for Social Informatics in cooperation with Social Protection Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, organised a democratic forum on the eligibility assessment for long-term care as part of the project on evaluation of long-term care. The members of the project group are testing a new assessment instrument and new criteria for eligibility for long-term care in Slovenia, as defined in the proposal of the new Long-Term Care Act (currently under public discussion).

18. September 2020 | News

Gregor Čehovin and Nejc Berzelak presented a paper on response quality at GOR 2020

Gregor Čehovin, Ph. D., and Nejc Berzelak, Ph. D., from the Centre for Social Informatics participated in the international conference General Online Research (GOR) 2020. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the conference was held online on September 10 and 11, 2020. They presented the paper “Designing Grid Questions in Smartphone Surveys: A Review of Current Practice and Data Quality Implications” in the session A.3.2 (Scales and Questions).

14. September 2020 | News

CSI launches national research project The Implications of Proxy Internet Use for the Internet Skills of Older Adults

Research team of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (UL FSS CSI) has launched a new basic research project The implications of proxy internet use (PIU) for the internet skills of older adults. The project launched on 1st September 2020 and will last for three years. The project is funded by the Slovenian Research Agency.

10. September 2020 | News

Welcome to the Web Survey Day 2020 (30.9., Zoom)

We invite you to the "Web Survey Day 2020", which will take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 9.00 -12.30, via the ZOOM platform. The event is organized by the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Center for Social Informatics (CSI) and is intended for professional public online surveys’ users and 1KA users.

08. September 2020 | News

Web Survey Day 2020

The Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) is organizing 9th Web Survey Day (WSD) on 30 September 2020. The event is intended for professional public of online surveys’ users and 1KA users.

29. July 2020 | News

New article about socially unacceptable discourse on Facebook news portals

Vasja Vehovar, PhD, member of the Centre for Social Informatics, published an article together with Blaž Povž, Darja Fišer, PhD, Nikola Ljubešić, PhD, Ajda Šulc, Dejan Jontes, PhD. The article was published in Teorija in praksa and deals with the socially unacceptable discourse on Facebook news portals.

07. July 2020 | Publications