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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 | News

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

Four national seminars were conducted as part of the project D-CARE

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.

31. May 2021 | News

Presentation of research results at the CARE conference

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.

21. May 2021 | News

Presentation of the results of a qualitative study on the use of telemedicine among patients with chronic diseases

In April, the research team of the Center for Social Informatics (project leader: assistant professor Dr Andraž Petrovčič, other collaborating researchers: Dr Vesna Dolničar, Dr Simona Hvalič-Touzery and Dr Katja Prevodnik, and Jerneja Laznik) presented the final report of the results of a qualitative study on the use of telemedicine among patients with chronic diseases (type 2 diabetes and/or hypertension).

18. May 2021 | News

World Hypertension Day and Telemedicine

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.

17. May 2021 | News

Natalija Rebrica will present the topic of her doctoral dissertation

Young researcher Natalija Rebrica, who has been a member of the Centre for Social Informatics since October 2019, will present the topic of her doctoral dissertation in the field of social informatics entitled "The Awareness Factors of Smart Technologies for Independent Living at Home among Individuals in an Aging Society".

17. May 2021 | News

10 years of the Centre for Social Informatics

On March 1, 2021, the Centre for Social Informatics celebrated its 10th anniversary of establishment. At its inception, it had 16 members; today, with 25 members, it is one of the largest centres at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences.

22. March 2021 | News

The project CYBERSAFEMOOC continues the projects ODKLIKNI! and CYBERSAFE

The Project CYBERSAFEMOOC is financed by ERASMUS + Programme and continues the projects ODKLIKNI! and CYBERSAFE. It will address the topic of online violence against girls which is a pressing problem that many school professionals are not equipped enough to address or tackle.

09. March 2021 | News