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CSI participated in Applied Statistics 2022 and hosted prof. Donald B. Rubin

Prof. Vasja Vehovar, PhD and Gregor Čehovin, PhD of Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) participated in the 18th International Conference on Applied Statistics, held at the Faculty of Social Sciences on September 19–21, 2022. At the conference, they presented the paper “Online survey panels in modern social science research: Can nonprobability sampling replace probability sampling?” The presentation included a summary of global meta-studies on nonprobability online panels and two case studies from Slovenia.

26. September 2022 | News

Researchers at Centre for Social Informatics published an article in the journal New Media & Society

Jošt Bartol, Dr. Katja Prevodnik, Dr. Vasja Vehovar, and Dr. Andraž Petrovčič, researchers at the Centre for Social Informatics, published an original research article titled “The roles of perceived privacy control, Internet privacy concerns and Internet skills in the direct and indirect Internet uses of older adults: Conceptual integration and empirical testing of a theoretical model” in New Media & Society, a top-tier journal in the field of communication and Internet studies.

26. September 2022 | Publications

FSS will host the 18th International Conference on Applied Statistics

From September 19 to 21, 2022, the 18th International Conference on Applied Statistics will be held at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Dr. Gregor Čehovin and Dr. Vasja Vehovar, members of the Centre for Social Informatics, will present the paper "Online survey panels in modern social science research: Can non-probability sampling replace probability sampling?"

16. September 2022 | News

New scientific publication on the informal carers’ perceptions of self-efficacy and subjective well-being when using telecare in the home environment

Assist. Prof. Simona Hvalič Touzery, PhD, Kaja Smole Orehek, and assoc. prof. Vesna Dolničar, PhD (Centre for Social Informatics) have jointly published a scientific article entitled “Informal Caregivers’ Perceptions of Self-Efficacy and Subjective Well-Being when Using Telecare in the Home Environment: A Qualitative Study” in the journal Geriatrics. The article is available in open access.

01. September 2022 | Publications

New original research article in Social Science Computer Review

Researchers at the Centre for Social Informatics (Dr. Andraž Petrovčič, Dr. Darja Grošelj and Dr. Katja Prevodnik), in collaboration with Dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf (The University of North Carolina at Charlotte), have published an original scientific article "A typology of aging internet users: Exploring digital gradations in internet skills and uses" in the journal Social Science Computer Review.

29. August 2022 | Publications

Results of the evaluation of pilot projects in the field of long term care

In the period 2018-2020, the project Implementation of pilot projects that will support the transition to the implementation of the systemic long-term care act was carried out in Slovenia. Ministry of Health was also the contracting authority of the Evaluation of pilot projects in the field of long-term care. From January 2019 to December 2020, the latter was implemented by consortium partners: Social Protection Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Institute for Economic Research, and Centre for Social Informatics of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ljubljana (CSI).

05. August 2022 | News

Members of CSI published an overview of the evolution of social informatics in the journal The Information Society

Dr. Vasja Vehovar, Dr. Zdenek Smutny, and Jošt Bartol published an article titled “Evolution of social informatics: Publications, research, and educational activities” in The Information Society journal. In the article, the authors present a comprehensive overview of scientific activities related to the (English) term social informatics.

02. August 2022 | Publications

Last PRGA event and closing event of the ITHACA project

Between 5 and 7 July, the fourth and final Peer Review Assessment Event (PRGA) of the ITHACA (Interreg Europe) project took place in Mannheim, Germany, in a joint event with the project's closing meeting. The ITHACA project, which ran from 2017 to 2021, was extended last year for an additional year, with the project partners focusing on solutions, innovations and good practices in health and social care that have emerged or been stimulated by the Covid-19 epidemic.

12. July 2022 | News

First graduate of the new Social Informatics master's programme

On 23 June 2022, Andreja Praček successfully defended her master's thesis »Student Evaluation Surveys in a Global Context: Methodological Aspects of Conducting and Interpreting the Results«, becoming the first graduate of the new 2-year master's programme in Social Informatics, which was launched at the Faculty of Social Sciences in the academic year 2021/22.

30. June 2022 | News

Presentation of the research results in the EMCB conference

Natalija Rebrica, a young researcher from the Centre for Social Informatics, participated in the 11th Emerging Markets Conference Board - EMCB conference titled "Marketing in Emerging Markets in the New Normal" held at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana on May 30-31, 2022.

29. June 2022 | News