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CSI members presented a paper at the ESA 2021 conference
08. September 2021 | News
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”.
Successful ending of the international project i-evAALution
01. September 2021 | News
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.
Sakari Taipale, PhD published an article in the journal Technology and Society
13. July 2021 | Publications
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.
Completed research related to ESS Electronic Questionnaire Device
05. July 2021 | News
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).
CSI members have organized a panel at the ICA 2021 conference
07. June 2021 | News
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.
Four national seminars were conducted as part of the project D-CARE
31. May 2021 | News
In May, as part of the project D-CARE (Interreg Danube), we organised four national seminars at the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) FSS UL, to which we invited stakeholders and representatives of the Slovenian project partners. Three events were held as part of the first work package (WP1) - which aims to design and pilot test innovative learning environments, and one event addressed the activities of the second work package (WP2), in which we will design a Smart Care Lab.
Presentation of research results at the CARE conference
21. May 2021 | News
Researchers from the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, participated at the CARE conference: challenges and solutions for a sustainable future in April. The event focused on the issues of sustainable care and provided a space for critical analyses, constructive discussion and further reflection on topics affecting the contexts of care in everyday life.
World Hypertension Day and Telemedicine
17. May 2021 | News
In the context of World Hypertension Day (17th May), we publish the key findings of an intervention and qualitative study among patients with chronic diseases (type 2 diabetes and/or hypertension), contributing to the awareness of the hypertension.