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CoE AgeCare Kick-Off Conference in Jyväskylä, Finland

From 29th to 31st of October Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care (CoE AgeCare) International Kick-Off Conference took place in Jyväskylä, Finland. CoE AgeCare conference was attended by Dr Simona Hvalič Touzery from the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI).

06. November 2018 | News

i-evAALution project meeting in Vienna

On 24th and 25th of October i-evAALution AAL project meeting took place in Vienna. The aim of the project is to give access to innovative Active and Assisted Living solutions in a large scale pilot test. The goal is to find evidence on the effect of such solutions on the quality of life of older adults and the socio-economic viability in a greater context.

26. October 2018 | News

Visit and guest lecture of Prof. Neil Charness (Florida State University)

The Centre of Social Informatics (CSI) at the Faculty of Social Sciences hosted Prof. Neil Charness from Florida State University, US. Prof. Charness visited CSI between 11. and 13. October 2018 as part of a bilateral international project funded by the Slovenian Research Agency aiming at designing measurement instruments and training solutions for improving the digital skills and technological proficiency in the context of the adoption of ambient assisted living services on mobile applications.

19. October 2018 | News

Sixth EEPE event of the Interreg Europe project ITHACA

On 3rd and 4th of October the sixth of nine Exchange of Experience and Peer Evaluation (EEPE) events took place in Ljubljana. EEPE was organised by members of Centre for Social Informatics from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Vesna Dolničar, PhD (head of the project), Mojca Šetinc, Tomaž Burnik and Simona Hvalič Touzery, PhD. Actively involved in the organisation were also Drago Rudel, PhD (MKS Ltd.), Vesna Stanić (AS), and Gregor Cuzak (ECHAlliance).

08. October 2018 | News

CSI participates in bilateral cooperation between the Republic of Slovenia and the State of Israel

In October 2018, the members of the Centre for the Social Informatics (CSI) at the University of Ljubljana (UL), Faculty of Social Sciences, started the implementation of the two-year bilateral project entitled "Digital transformation of quantitative data collection in social science research: Integrating survey data collection with big data and paradata for identifying online behaviour", which is co-financed by the Slovenian Research Agency. The project is implemented in the framework of scientific research cooperation between the Republic of Slovenia and the State of Israel.

03. October 2018 | News

Eighth consultation on the topic of child abuse on the Internet

On September 27, 2018, the eighth consultation on the topic of child abuse on the Internet took place at the Faculty of Social Sciences under the title “Treatment of e-abuses of children: from theory to practice”. The organizers Hotline Spletno oko, the Safer Internet Centre of Slovenia, the Criminal Police Directorate of General Police Department and the Association for Informatics and Telecommunications at the Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia have again noted a great interest of the expert public to address this issue.

28. September 2018 | News

Web Survey Day (WSD18) held for the seventh time

On September 18, 2018, at the University of Ljubljana, the Faculty of Social Sciences hosted a Web Survey Day (WSD) event for the seventh time. WSD is an event organized by CDI since 2012 and is attended by more than 200 users of the online survey tool 1KA (www.1ka.en) and other users of online surveys. Therefore, the target audience is everyone who is interested in the latest achievements and trends in the methodology of online surveys.

19. September 2018 | News

Centre for Social Informatics sports day

First sports day of the Centre for Social Informatics was held on Friday, 14. September. We went to Planica in the morning, where we took a tour around the Nordic Centre first, which was followed by the hike towards Tamar Mountain Lodge. After returning to Planica, adrenaline enthusiasts went on the world's steepest Zipline. Following lunch, we went back to Ljubljana, recharged for new research challenges.

17. September 2018 | News

Press conference of the Clickoff project

Clickoff project – Stop cyberviolence against women and girls, co-financed by European Union within Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme held press conference at Kolosej Ljubljana on September 6, 2018. The guests were MSc. Maruša Gortnar (MLFSA), PhD. Barbara Brečko (UL FSS), MSc. Tatjana Bobnar (Police) and project’s ambassadors’ Peter Bratuša and Sebastjan Cavazza.

07. September 2018 | News

Invitation to presentation of the ReSTI.academy

On the occasion of the Excellence in ReSTI Pilot Curriculum & Training Kick-off event, the international project consortium is pleased to invite you to the presentation and expert panel discussion on the ReSTI.academy and its innovative didactic approach, which will take place on the 2nd of October 2018 in Eisenstadt. The open-to-public presentation will be the concluding programme item of the two-day event hosted by the ReSTI partner University of Applied Sciences Burgenland. Further information including a detailed programme will be available in the second half of September 2018.

30. August 2018 | News