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Reciprocal study visits of UL, FSS and NHS Liverpool as part of the ITHACA project

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics at Ljubljana University and NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) organised reciprocal study visits during December 2019 as part of the InnovaTion in Health And Care for All (ITHACA) project.

19. December 2019 | News

The Slovenian i-evAALution pilot intervention study started in Kranj and in Ljubljana

Two i-evAALution workshops with older people and their informal carers took place in the Cultural center Predoslje (25/11/2019) and on the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (09/12/2019). More than 100 of attendees, who expressed the interest for the participation in the project, were informed about the international project i-evAALution, the research design and the i-evAALution bundle. Both events marked also the beginning of the pilot intervention in Slovenia.

13. December 2019 | News

Andraž Petrovčič, PhD is the recipient of the award for outstanding achievements in scientific research

Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, a member of the Centre for Social Informatics, is the recipient of the award for outstanding achievements in scientific research. He received the award at the 20th Honours Meeting of the Faculty of Social Sciences, held on Monday, December 2, 2019.

05. December 2019 | News

International Days for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the close of the project Clickoff

As part of events of the International Days for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the ending of the project Clickoff, co-funded by EU, an international conference #Clickoff online violence against women and girls was organised on 27th of November at Brdo Congress Centre in Slovenia.

29. November 2019 | News

Guest lecture by prof. Sakari Taipale, PhD: WhatsApp and the family: pulling together or drifting apart?

We invite you to attend a guest lecture conducted by prof. Sakari Taipale, PhD, entitled “WhatsApp and Family: Pulling Together or Getting Away?”. The lecture will take place in the lecture room FDV-13 on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 from 10.00 to 11.00.

29. November 2019 | News

Micro-workshop on ICT & Ageing

On November 22, 2019, as part of the bilateral agreement between the Center for Social Informatics, UL FSS and Florida State University, a micro-workshop on information and communication technologies and ageing was held. As part of the workshop prof. Walter R. Boot, PhD, of Florida State University conducted a guest lecture entitled The Potential of Video Games to Benefit Older Adults.

27. November 2019 | News

COOP4HEALTHCARE project partner meeting

The COOP4HEALTHCARE Interreg SI-AT project, of which the research team of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics is part of, is moving into the last period of its operation. Thus, on November 15, 2019, the leading partner in the project, the University of Carinthia (CUAS, Austria), organized the first part of the closing meetings of the project partners.

26. November 2019 | News

Poster presentations on the Smart Living Forum in Austria

The Smart Living Forum 2019 took place on the 14th of November in Villach, Austria. The results of two intervention studies were presented at the event by members of Center for Social Informatics. Dr Simona Hvalič Touzery presented the results of the study that aimed to identify positive and negative psychological outcomes of telecare use on working family carers of older people. Dr Katja Prevodnik presented the preliminary results of the study that explored how the usability and acceptability – two dimensions of user experience (UX) – of a home telehealth system (THS) shape patients’ perceptions of its impact on their functional independence, well-being and quality of life.

22. November 2019 | News

Dr. Gregor Čehovin and dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda Receive ARRS Award Excellent in Science 2019

For their scientific contribution in the field of survey methodology and meta-analysis, Dr. Gregor Čehovin and dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda (CSI) received the award “Excellent in Science 2019: Most Outstanding Research Achievements in Inspiration to the Younger Generation” in the field of social sciences and humanities. The award Excellent in Science was presented by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) as part of the event "ARRS Day 2019: We Support Excellence", which was held on Tuesday, 19 November 2019 at the Grand Hotel Union.

15. November 2019 | News

Academic visit of dr. Vesna Dolničar in Austria

Dr. Vesna Dolničar has been visiting the University of Applied Sciences in Kaernten, Austria, between August and October 2019, for a 3 month academic visit. The collaboration took place within the COOP4HEALTHCARE project. On the 6th of August, she was a guest at the kick-off meeting in Klagenfurt, where an introduction presentation has been prepared with the partners of the visit and a detailed plan of cooperation for the three months has been agreed.

14. November 2019 | News