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Feasibility study of a potential web survey add-on for Eurofound was conducted

The Centre for Social Informatics conducted a feasibility study of a potential web survey add-on to the European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS). The Centre was selected to perform this task via a public call made by the European Union agency, Eurofound.

18. August 2015 | News

The Cost Action WebDataNet has finished

The Cost Action WebDataNet finished in June 2015. This interdisciplinary network was established in 2011 and consisted of European researchers sharing an interest in web data collection. It supported scientific discussions, enabled the organisation of conferences, working groups and research exchanges. Among its achievements is the development of a master programme Webdatametrics where six professors from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana are participating as teachers, including prof. Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD, prof. Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, prof. Vesna Dolničar, PhD and prof. Jaro Berce, PhD from the Centre for Social Informatics.

17. July 2015 | News

New PhD Katja Prevodnik

In July 2015, Katja Prevodnik successfully defended her doctoral thesis. She was a student of the interdisciplinary doctoral study programme Social science methodology. The mentor of her doctoral thesis Methodological aspects of the interpretation of absolute and relative differences and S-time distance was Prof. Vasja Vehovar, PhD. During her doctoral studies, Katja worked at the Centre for Social Informatics as a young researcher.

16. July 2015 | News

Visiting lecturer Prof. Annelies Blom from the University of Mannheim

On 5 June 2015, the Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology and the Centre for Social Informatics hosted a lecture by Prof. Annelies Blom, PhD from the University of Mannheim.

19. June 2015 | News

Web Survey Methodology was published

SAGE published the publication Web Survey Methodology written by Mario Callegaro (Google London), Katja Lozar Manfreda and Vasja Vehovar (Centre for Social Informatics, FSS).

15. June 2015 | News

Moderation of the roundtable on the adopted Strategy for a Digital Single Market

On 6 May, the European Commission adopted its Strategy for a Digital Single Market. The Strategy builds on three pillars: better access for consumers and businesses to digital goods and services across Europe, creating the right conditions and a level playing field for digital networks and innovative services to flourish, and maximising the growth potential of the digital economy.

03. June 2015 | News

The Centre for Social Informatics launched the Mobile Ageing website

The Centre for Social Informatics launched the Mobile Ageing website, which represents support for the Mobile Ageing project that is directed towards studying the sociotechnical affordances of ATs in mobile phones to foster inclusive and empowered ageing of the heterogeneous group of the elderly.

24. April 2015 | News

CSI members published an article in the Telematics and Informatics journal

In February 2015, Andraž Petrovčič, PhD (CSI), Leopoldina Fortunati, PhD, Vasja Vehovar, PhD (CSI), Matic Kavčič, PhD and Vesna Dolničar, PhD (CSI) published the article Mobile phone communication in social support networks of older adults in Slovenia in the Telematics and Informatics journal.

01. March 2015 | News

CSI with a new ARRS programme

The Centre for Social Informatics launched a new ARRS programme named "Internet Research", which is being led by Prof. Vasja Vehovar, PhD. Programme members will research the Internet as an object and the Internet as a tool for social science research.

01. March 2015 | News