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The third SERISS training course will be held on 26-27 February 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia
13. November 2017 | News
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.
CSI at Social Policy Conference
30. October 2017 | News
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.
Guest lecture: Infographics by dr. Cláudia Vasconcelos Silvestre
27. October 2017 | News
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.
ITHACA Kick-Off: Exploring best policy settings for Smart Health and Care Solutions
23. October 2017 | News
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.
Members of Centre for Social Informatics participated at GETM3 Slovenia Sandpit No 3
10. October 2017 | News
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.
Recently concluded projects
28. September 2017 | News
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.
Web Survey Day 2017
22. September 2017 | News
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.
Seventh conference on the topic of child abuse on the internet
21. September 2017 | News
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.
Second EEPE event of the Interreg Europe project ITHACA
15. September 2017 | News
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).