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A talk about web surveys on EMOS Webinar

On 7 February, Nejc Berzelak, PhD, and Vasja Vehovar, PhD, held a talk on web surveys to participants of a web seminar (»webinar«). The talk was a part of a European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) series of webinars, coordinated by the Faculty of Economics at the University of Ljubljana. The webinars address relevant topics in the field of official statistics with speakers coming from a variety of European institutions, including universities, national statistical institutes, Eurostat and central banks.

12. February 2018 | News

Safe.SI educational seminar for schools: What’s new in the field of (safe) use of technologies, harmful online content and risky behaviors online?

On Safer Internet Day, 6 February 2018, the Safe.si awareness centre organised a free educational seminar for teachers, principals and other school workers with the aim of providing information about advances in the safe use of modern technologies in schools, harmful online content and risky behaviour online. The seminar, ‘What's new in the field of (safe) use of technologies, harmful online content and risky behaviour online?’, was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia in Ljubljana.

09. February 2018 | News

New 3-year undergraduate programme of Social Informatics

In the academic year 2018/19 the Department of Social Informatics and Methodology is going to launch a new three-year undergraduate programme of Social Informatics, combining interdisciplinary knowledge on information and communication technology (ICT), social sciences and the Internet. The new study programme gives students the opportunity to gain and combine knowledge on applied informatics, internet research, methodology, statistics, and data analytics.

07. February 2018 | News

ReSTI project continues, for nearly one year - activities information

Excellence in research, social and technological innovation (ReSTI) project management is producing expected results. In the last quarter of 2017 University of Ljubljana (UL) focused on review of project management status and expectations in Slovenia. For collection of existing and expected knowledge over 100 addresses were contacted to participate in the ReSTI survey in November 2017. Forty people participated in online survey, majority were women (29), education level in majority was PhD (21) coming from educational type working place (24).

29. January 2018 | News

CSI hosted Prof. Mick Couper from the University of Michigan

In December, the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) hosted Prof. Mick Couper from the Institute for Social Research of the University of Michigan. Prof. Couper is one of the leading experts in web survey methodology and the author of several books and numerous influential scientific papers in this field.

22. December 2017 | News

Visiting professor dr. Maria Prosperina Vitale from the University of Salerno lectured on social network data collection and data analysis

Faculty of Social Sciences hosted Assoc. Prof. Maria Prosperina Vitale, Ph. D., and doctoral student Pierluigi Vitale from University of Salerno (Italy) between December 12 and 14. Prof. Vitale visited the faculty within the Erasmus+ Teaching Mobility programme, in cooperation with the Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology, Centre for Social Informatics and Centre for Methodology and Informatics.

15. December 2017 | News

ISOLearn project recognised as a good practice example in the Erasmus+ programme

The Innovation and Social Learning in Higher Education Institutions (ISOLearn) project was recognised as an example of ​good practice in the Erasmus+ programme. The project started on 1 October 2014 and ended on 30 September 2016. During the project, guidelines were designed to promote equal opportunities and improve the quality of the higher education offerings to hearing- and visually impaired people.

14. December 2017 | News

Healthday.si 2017, Lateral approaches to innovation in healthcare

The annual conference of the Slovenian ECHAlliance ecosystem was held in Ljubljana on December 6 2017. Main aim of the conference was to connect relevant stakeholders in the field of healthcare in a way that enables the implementation of the projects aimed at improving health and quality of life for all, as well as creating new opportunities for employees and companies in the health sector.

07. December 2017 | News

Vesna Dolničar PhD received recognition for outstanding achievements in promoting the internationalisation of the Faculty of Social Sciences

On 4 December 2017, member of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) Vesna Dolničar PhD received recognition for outstanding achievements in promoting the internationalisation of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Vesna Dolničar is an active researcher in the field of assistive technologies among the elderly and caregivers, with an emphasis on usage and needs research related to e-Health and e-Care.

05. December 2017 | News

Opening event of the project "Click-off! Stop cyber violence against women and girls"

The opening event of the EU project ‘Click-off! Stop cyber violence against women and girls’ was held at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) on 23 November. The project, which addresses cyber violence and harassment of girls and women, is co-financed by the EC Directorate – General Justice and Consumers and coordinated by the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the Republic of Slovenia, in cooperation with the CSI, the Ministry of the Interior – Police and the Ministry of Justice – Judicial Training Centre.

24. November 2017 | News