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The third SERISS training course will be held on 26-27 February 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia

We are happy to announce that the third SERISS training course “Measurement quality and correction for measurement error” will be held on 26-27 February 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The course will be instructed by: Diana Zavala-Rojas and Wiebke Weber from Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

13. November 2017 | News

CSI at Social Policy Conference

Dr. Andraž Petrovčič from the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) participated at the 40th Social Policy Conference, held 26.-27. October 2017 at the University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland.

30. October 2017 | News

Guest lecture: Infographics by dr. Cláudia Vasconcelos Silvestre

You are invited to attend the lecture on infographics by Assist. Prof. Cláudia Vasconcelos Silvestre, Ph. D. from the School of Communication and Media Studies, Lisbon Polytecnic Institute. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 10.15-12.00 in room 25 within the course New technologies in social science research.

27. October 2017 | News

ITHACA Kick-Off: Exploring best policy settings for Smart Health and Care Solutions

The ITHACA kick off meeting will take place on 25th October in Eindhoven back to back with Dutch Design Week. The ITHACA project is about nine EU regions that join forces to share experiences and good practices on smart health and care innovation, with the aim to improve active and healthy ageing of the population.

23. October 2017 | News

Members of Centre for Social Informatics participated at GETM3 Slovenia Sandpit No 3

Assoc. Prof. Katja Lozar Manfreda and Gregor Čehovin participated at GETM3 Slovenia Sandpit No 3. GETM3 is an international, interdisciplinary research and innovation project funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 stream. It is aimed at improving employability of global talents and talent management practices to support economic development. University of Ljubljana, one of the project partners, organized the 3rd researchers’ gathering, referred to as Sandpit, between 19 and 22 September 2017.

10. October 2017 | News

Recently concluded projects

In 2017, we successfully concluded several national projects and tenders. Vasja Vehovar, PhD, and Vesna Dolničar, PhD, were leaders of two research projects that started in July 2014 and ended in June 2017, financed by the Slovenian Research Agency. This year we have also conducted a study for Eurostat Better data to assess the impact of ICT, R&D and Innovation on the economy and evaluation of the self-employment measure of active employment policy in the period 2007-2013.

28. September 2017 | News

Web Survey Day 2017

Since 2012, members of CSI have organised the Web Survey Day event that has over 200 attendees each year. The target audience is the professional public as well as other web survey users who are interested in advances and trends in the field of web survey methodology.

22. September 2017 | News

Seventh conference on the topic of child abuse on the internet

Members of the Centre for Social Informatics coordinate the hotline, Spletno oko, which enables internet users to anonymously report hate speech and images of child sexual abuse found on the internet. Working in close cooperation with the police, internet service providers (ISPs), and other governmental and non-governmental organisations in Slovenia, the main mission of Spletno oko is to reduce the number of images of child sexual abuse and online hate speech.

21. September 2017 | News

The second meeting of partners in the Excellence and ReSTI project

Representatives of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences (UL FSS), took part in second meeting of the Excellence in ReSTI project that was held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 18th – 19th September 2017.

19. September 2017 | News

Second EEPE event of the Interreg Europe project ITHACA

On 12th and 13th of September the second of nine Exchange of Experience and Peer Evaluation (EEPE) events took place in Danish city of Slagelse (Region Zealand). EEPE was attended by Mojca Šetinc from the Centre for Social Informatics, and representative of the stakeholders – Gregor Cuzak from Slovenian Medical Informatics Association (SDMI).

15. September 2017 | News