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Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, visited UNC at Charlotte

Andraž Petrovčič, Ph. D., Research fellow at the Centre of Social Informatics, visited the Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). The visit was part of billateral project »A multidimensional perspective of gradations in digital inclusion through examining access, motivation, skills, uses and outcomes of online engagement« which has been ongoing since 2019 under the lead of Dr. Petrovčič and Dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf (UNCC). The project is funded by the Slovenian Research Agency.

10. February 2020 | News

Networking for the cross-border future

The COOP4HEALTHCARE project (Interreg SI-AT project), which is conducted by the research teams of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Center for Social Sciences (CDI), and also achieves its goals by liaising with various stakeholders working in the field of long-term care, healthcare, active living and aging.

27. January 2020 | News

COOP4HEALTHCARE expert research meeting

As part of the COOP4HEALTHCARE project (Interreg SI-AT project), of which the research team of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Center for Social Informatics (CDI) is part of an expert research meeting between partners University of Carinthia (CUAS , Austria) and our researchers Vesna Dolničar Ph.D., Simona Hvalič-Touzery, Ph.D., Katja Prevodnik, Ph.D., and Lea Lebar, took place on January 15, 2020.

20. January 2020 | News

Reciprocal study visits of UL, FSS and NHS Liverpool as part of the ITHACA project

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics at Ljubljana University and NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) organised reciprocal study visits during December 2019 as part of the InnovaTion in Health And Care for All (ITHACA) project.

19. December 2019 | News

The Slovenian i-evAALution pilot intervention study started in Kranj and in Ljubljana

Two i-evAALution workshops with older people and their informal carers took place in the Cultural center Predoslje (25/11/2019) and on the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (09/12/2019). More than 100 of attendees, who expressed the interest for the participation in the project, were informed about the international project i-evAALution, the research design and the i-evAALution bundle. Both events marked also the beginning of the pilot intervention in Slovenia.

13. December 2019 | News

Andraž Petrovčič, PhD is the recipient of the award for outstanding achievements in scientific research

Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, a member of the Centre for Social Informatics, is the recipient of the award for outstanding achievements in scientific research. He received the award at the 20th Honours Meeting of the Faculty of Social Sciences, held on Monday, December 2, 2019.

05. December 2019 | News

International Days for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the close of the project Clickoff

As part of events of the International Days for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the ending of the project Clickoff, co-funded by EU, an international conference #Clickoff online violence against women and girls was organised on 27th of November at Brdo Congress Centre in Slovenia.

29. November 2019 | News

Guest lecture by prof. Sakari Taipale, PhD: WhatsApp and the family: pulling together or drifting apart?

We invite you to attend a guest lecture conducted by prof. Sakari Taipale, PhD, entitled “WhatsApp and Family: Pulling Together or Getting Away?”. The lecture will take place in the lecture room FDV-13 on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 from 10.00 to 11.00.

29. November 2019 | News

Micro-workshop on ICT & Ageing

On November 22, 2019, as part of the bilateral agreement between the Center for Social Informatics, UL FSS and Florida State University, a micro-workshop on information and communication technologies and ageing was held. As part of the workshop prof. Walter R. Boot, PhD, of Florida State University conducted a guest lecture entitled The Potential of Video Games to Benefit Older Adults.

27. November 2019 | News

COOP4HEALTHCARE project partner meeting

The COOP4HEALTHCARE Interreg SI-AT project, of which the research team of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics is part of, is moving into the last period of its operation. Thus, on November 15, 2019, the leading partner in the project, the University of Carinthia (CUAS, Austria), organized the first part of the closing meetings of the project partners.

26. November 2019 | News