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Invitation to guest lecture by dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf on implications of search engines for democratic processes

You are invited to a guest lecture on the social implications of search engines for political opinion formation by dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf (Department of Media and Information and Quello Center, Michigan State University). The lecture is part of the Internet in Everyday Life course and will take place on Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, from 8.30 am to 10.00 am at the FDV-13 lecture room.

15. May 2018 | News

Launch of the Active and Assistive Living (AAL) project ‘i-evAALution – integrating and evaluating AAL solutions’

Representatives from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI), took part in the kick-off meeting of the Active and Assistive Living (AAL) programme: ‘i-evAALution – integrating and evaluating AAL solutions’ project, which was held in Utrecht on 20 April 2018. The project is co-financed by the Ministry of Public Administration of the Republic of Slovenia. The lead partner on the project is the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

10. May 2018 | News

Vesna Dolničar participated in the International Society of Gerontechnology’s 11th World Conference

Member of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI), Assoc. Prof. Vesna Dolničar PhD participated in the ​International Society of Gerontechnology’s 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, which was held May 7–11 in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. During the conference, internationally recognised experts in gerontechnology shared their knowledge and experiences through lectures, symposia, workshops, papers and posters.

10. May 2018 | News

CSI researchers organised a symposium on ICT & Ageing at 24th Nordic Congress of Gerontechnology

Andraž Petrovčič PhD, Darja Grošelj PhD and Vesna Dolničar PhD organised a thematic symposium at the 24th Nordic Congress of Gerontology, 2-4 May 2018, in Oslo, Norway. The symposium, ‘Gradations of digital inclusion in later life: A multi-cultural perspective’, provided new insights into the interrelations between various aspects of ageing and their association with the (non-)use of information and communication technology (ICT) in later life.

09. May 2018 | News

Statistical data about EU

Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology hosted lecturers from the Slovenian national Statistical office. This was an event within the Europe Week at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. The lecturers presented students within the course of Statistics some very interesting statistical data on the life in Europe.

09. May 2018 | News

Guest lectures by Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak from the ZPID (University of Trier)

On April 25 and 26, the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI), in cooperation with the interdisciplinary doctoral study of Statistics and the Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology of the Faculty of Social Sciences, hosted Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak, director of the ZPID (Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information) in Trier, Germany, and full professor at the University of Trier.

08. May 2018 | News

Kick-off meeting of the ‘Hate speech on online social networks in Slovenia’ project

Representatives of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) coordinated the kick-off meeting of the ‘Social networks and communication of hate’ project in Ljubljana on 11 April 2018. Partner organisations of the project are the Institute of Criminology and the Peace Institute. The project leader is Dr. Vasja Vehovar.

20. April 2018 | News

Fourth EEPE event of the Interreg Europe project ITHACA

On 21st and 22nd of March the fourth of nine Exchange of Experience and Peer Evaluation (EEPE) events took place in Spain city of Bilbao (Basque Country). EEPE was attended by Vesna Dolničar and Mojca Šetinc from the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI), and two representatives of the stakeholders – Drago Rudel from MKS, enterprise specialized in telecare solutions, and Anita Jacović from Ministry of Health.

30. March 2018 | News

CSI researcher presenting at SMARTER LIVES 2018

Kaja Smole Orehek attended the SMARTER LIVES 2018 that took place in Innsbruck, Austria on 20th of February 2018. SMARTER LIVES international conference aims to contribute to the scientific discussion in the field of smart technologies for an ageing society and Active and Assisted Living (AAL).

22. February 2018 | News

Second national meeting of stakeholders in the ITHACA project

The second national meeting of stakeholders in the Interreg Europe ITHACA project was held at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) on 16 February. ITHACA involves nine EU regions with the shared ambition of accelerating the scaling up of smart health and care innovation that can support active and healthy living.

19. February 2018 | News