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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

Fourth Bilateral Meeting with Israeli Partners on the Topic of Digital Transformation of Quantitative Data Collection

The fourth bilateral meeting was organized in virtual form on July 1, 2020. The meeting was attended by members of the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) and the Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research (SNI), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.

03. July 2020 | News

A new article published in New Media & Society

Dr. Darja Grošelj and dr. Andraž Petrovčič, members of the Centre for Social Informatics, FDV UL, published an article entitled Going online on behalf of someone else: Characteristics of Internet users who act as proxy users in co-authorship with dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA.

03. July 2020 | Publications

A changed way of using the 1KA tool

Due to the growing number of users, the installation of 1KA online survey tool changed its operation conditions on the www.1ka.si domain. ArnesAAI users still have unlimited access, also basic functionalities are free of charge, but from 1.7.2020 the advanced functionalities are payable.

01. July 2020 | News

Sakari Taipale, PhD, published an article in Information & Management journal

Sakari Taipale, PhD, from University of Jyväskylä and memeber of centre for Social Informatics, published an article in Information & Management journal. The authors of the article “Robot acceptance model for care (RAM-care): A principled approach to the intention to use care robots«propose »a model that adds a principled approach to the intention to use care robots.

22. June 2020 | Publications

Sakari Taipale, PhD, published in International Journal of Social Robotics

Sakari Taipale, PhD, member of Centre for Social Informatics, published an article »Care Workers’ Readiness for Robotization: Identifying Psychological and Socio-Demographic Determinants« in International Journal of Social Robotics. Authors of the article identified “psychological and socio-demographic determinants associated with readiness for robotization among professional Finnish care-workers.

22. June 2020 | Publications

Proceedings of the Smart Living Forum 2019 published

In November 2019, the Smart Living Forum 2019 took place in Villach, Austria. In May 2020, the proceedings of the event have been published, including the results of two intervention studies by members of Center for Social Informatics.

04. June 2020 | Publications

The sCAN project: Recommendations for the establishment of more respectful communication online

At the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, within the Centre for Social Informatics, we participated in a two-year European project 'Platforms, Experts, Tools: Specialised Cyber-Activists Network' (sCAN), with the main purpose to gather valuable experiences and expertise, tools and methodology concerning cyber hate, as well as to develop comprehensive practices of hatred identification, reporting and action against hate speech online.

29. May 2020 | News

Final event of the COOP4HEALTHCARE project

In line with the “new normality”, also the COOP4HEALTHCARE team (Interreg SI-AT project) had to adapt it’s final activities. The final event of the project, of which the research team of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics is part of, took place in the digital realm, with the use of collaborative online technologies.

27. May 2020 | News

Sakari Taipale, PhD, published an article in New Media & Society journal

Sakari Taipale, PhD, member of Centre for Social Informatics, published an article Exploring heterogeneous ICT use among older adults: The warm experts’ perspective” in Sage New Media & Society journal.

11. May 2020 | Publications