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The sCAN project: Recommendations for the establishment of more respectful communication online

At the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, within the Centre for Social Informatics, we participated in a two-year European project 'Platforms, Experts, Tools: Specialised Cyber-Activists Network' (sCAN), with the main purpose to gather valuable experiences and expertise, tools and methodology concerning cyber hate, as well as to develop comprehensive practices of hatred identification, reporting and action against hate speech online.

29. May 2020 | News

Final event of the COOP4HEALTHCARE project

In line with the “new normality”, also the COOP4HEALTHCARE team (Interreg SI-AT project) had to adapt it’s final activities. The final event of the project, of which the research team of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics is part of, took place in the digital realm, with the use of collaborative online technologies.

27. May 2020 | News

Conclusion of the intervention study on telemedicine: User experience of patients with chronic diseases

In December 2019, the fieldwork in a large-scale intervention study at the Health Centre Trebnje was successfully completed. The intervention is part of the applied project “Understanding and analysis of users' needs for the development of e-services for integrated social and health care in the aging society”.

08. April 2020 | News

Third Bilateral Meeting with Israeli Partners on the Topic of Digital Transformation of Quantitative Data Collection

The third bilateral meeting took place on March 18 and 19, 2020, and was attended by members of Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) and The Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research (SNI), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel. The meeting was organized as an online videoconference, because of the travel restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

20. March 2020 | News

Conclusion of Web Survey in Slovenia and Israel on Digital Transformation of Quantitative Data Collection

Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) and The Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research (SNI), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel prepared a comprehensive 20-minute web survey on the topic of Internet use, online shopping, and privacy. Data collection was concluded in February 2020 and more than 5000 responses were collected overall. The survey was deployed in the Slovenian, Hebrew and Arabic languages using the Slovenian access panel Valicon and the Israeli iPanel.

17. March 2020 | News

Cybersafe project meeting in Tartu, Estonia

In March 2020 partners of the Cybersafe project met in Tartu, Estonia. The project partners are working together to guarantee the successful implementation of an educational online tool to be used in schools, in order to tackle online violence against girls.

11. March 2020 | News

Framework report within Cybersafe project was published

Within the Cybersafe project (Changing Attitudes among teenagers on Cyber Violence against Women and Girls), co-financed by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union, was published a report, prepared by Barbara Brečko, PhD., member of Centre for Social Informatics.

11. March 2020 | News

Qualitative Data Analysis Workshop

The Qualitative Data Analysis Workshop was held from 2 to 5 March 2020 at the Center for Social Informatics at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. The instructor was Dr Lea Sgier, from the University of Geneva (Political Science Department).

06. March 2020 | News

Launch of BEHAVE project (SEE Beyond Hate: Learning and Acting to Counter Hate Speech Online in South East Europe)

In January 2020, the Centre of Social Informatics launched the BEHAVE project (SEE Beyond Hate: Learning and Acting to Counter Hate Speech Online in South East Europe). The project brings together three countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia), and is coordinated by The Peace Institute. The project is co-financed by EU Justice Programme (Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC)).

28. February 2020 | News

Finished project ClickOff and published outputs about online violence against women and girls

In December 2019 the project ClickOff, which was coordinated by the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities in partnership of University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics and associated partners Police and Ministry of Justice, has finished.

12. February 2020 | News