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Presentation of a research paper on the AoIR virtual conference

Members of the Centre for Social Informatics (Jošt Bartol, Dr. Vasja Vehovar and Dr. Andraž Petrovčič) participated in the virtual conference of the Association for Internet Researchers (AoIR), which took place from 12 to 15 October. They presented an original contribution titled “The quality of survey scales for measuring information privacy concerns on social network sites”.

22. October 2021 | News

ITHACA Project Final Conference

The final conference of ITHACA project in September 2021 marked the end of the five-year Interreg Europe project. Five years ago, partners from nine regions in Europe set out to adapt their health and care policies and find new solutions to support active and healthy aging for the growing population of older adults.

20. October 2021 | News

Natalija Rebrica published an article in the professional-scientific journal Akademija MM

The young researcher Natalija Rebrica, a member of the Centre for Social Informatics from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, co-authored with dr. Uršo Golob Podnar published an original scientific article in the journal Akademija MM entitled "The influence of consumer engagement on social media brand profiles on attitude towards the brand, referrals, and purchase intention".

01. October 2021 | Publications

Presentation of research results at the GOR 21 conference

Researchers from the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) participated in a virtual conference of the General Online Research association. At the conference, they presented the results of a study examining how trust in surveyors about proper handling of submitted photos and risk beliefs related to submitting photos impact the willingness to submit photos in mobile surveys.

24. September 2021 | News

CSI members presented a paper at the ESA 2021 conference

The CSI research group and dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf attended the 15th Conference of the European Sociological Association, “Sociological Knowledges for Alternative Futures”, which took place from 31 August to 3 September 2021, with an original presentation “Does Proxy Internet Use Foster Digital Inclusion?: How Internet Skills Affect Engagement in Proxy Use, Internet Uses and Outcomes”.

08. September 2021 | News

Successful ending of the international project i-evAALution

On 31 March 2021, we completed the international research and development project i-evAALution. The intervention study in four countries (Austria, Slovenia, Italy and the Netherlands) took place largely at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, which had an impact on the research process and results of the study. Nevertheless, we were able to recruit 303 older people and 202 relatives to participate.

01. September 2021 | News

Another article by Sakari Taipale, PhD in the journal Information, Communication & Society

Sakari Taipale, PhD, a member of the Centre for Social Informatics, together with Riitta Haenninen, Laura Pajula, Viivi Korpela published an article "Individual and shared digital repertoires - older adults managing digital services" in the journal Information, Communication & Society.

04. August 2021 | Publications

Sakari Taipale, PhD published an article in the journal Technology and Society

Sakari Taipale, PhD, a member of the Centre for Social Informatics and Internet research programme, published an article in the journal Technology and Society. The article, titled »Heterogeneity of traditional and digital media use among older adults: A six-country comparison« focuses on analysing use of traditional media and their digital equivalents by older adults in six countries.

13. July 2021 | Publications

Completed research related to ESS Electronic Questionnaire Device

Members of the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, have successfully completed research related to a ESS Electronic Questionnaire Device, in collaboration with NatCen, National Centre for Social Research, and European Social Survey Research Infrastructure Research Consortium (ESS ERIC).

05. July 2021 | News

CSI members have organized a panel at the ICA 2021 conference

The CSI research group organized a panel “The implications of social support and later life for the digital inclusion of older adults” at the Annual international conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in which participants presented the results of quantitative and qualitative studies investigating the role of social support in digital inclusion of older adults.

07. June 2021 | News