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Visit at the University of Salerno
02. April 2019 | News
Doc. dr. Andraž Petrovčič from the Centre for Social Informatics at Faculty of Social Sciences was, by invitation of prof. dr. Maria Prosperina Vitale, a guest at University of Salerno from 10th to 13th March 2019. There, he prepared a lecture for postgraduate students at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences entitled »Personal and Contextual factors of proxy internet use among older adults: Has a decade of Internet usage growth changed the role of intergenerational family ties?«.
i-evAALution consortium meeting in Bolzano
01. April 2019 | News
A two-day i-evAALution consortium meeting (AAL project) took place on March 28 and 29, 2019 in Bolzano, Italy, along the important milestones of the project. The integration and development of the i-evAALution bundle is in its final phase, and a heuristic evaluation of the bundle is planned.
Assoc. prof. Katja Lozar Manfreda among the nominees at the Mentor of the year event
25. March 2019 | News
On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Presidential Palace in Ljubljana hosted the event for the Mentor of the year 2018 prize. The event was organized for the 10th consecutive year and is intended for the best mentors of doctoral students. Among the nominees for the prize was also assoc. prof. Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD, from the Centre for Social Informatics. Under her mentoring, Gregor Čehovin successfully completed the training of a young researcher.
CYBERSAFE kick off meeting
25. February 2019 | News
Representative of the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, dr. Barbara Brečko, participated at the kick off meeting of the CYBERSAFE project (Changing Attitudes among teenagers on Cyber Violence against Women and Girls) co-financed by EC DG JUST, which took place in Heraklion (Greece) between 11th and 13th of February.
Prof. dr. Vasja Vehovar received Blejec award of the Statistical Society of Slovenia in 2018
15. February 2019 | News
Prof. dr. Vasja Vehovar, head of the Centre for Social Informatics, is the recipient of Blejec award of the Statistical Society of Slovenia in 2018. The awards ceremony took place on 12 February 2019 as part of the Statistical Day 2019. Prof. dr. Vasja Vehovar shares his knowledge with numerous Slovenian institutions dealing with the collection of statistical data. He is responsible for the project of student evaluation surveys at the University of Ljubljana and through the work on the 1KA online survey tool, he also spreads statistical and methodological knowledge to many commercial companies and educators.
Third project meeting of COOP4HEALTHCARE project
11. February 2019 | News
Representatives of the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Mojca Šetinc and Tomaž Burnik, participated at the third project partner meeting of the Interreg V-A Slovenia-Austria project COOP4HEALTHCARE (Cross-sectoral Alliances for Smart Healthcare Solutions), which took place in Graz (Austria) on February 5 and 6.
Guest lectures of prof. dr. Mick Couper from the University of Michigan
07. February 2019 | News
Centre for Social Informatics hosted prof. dr. Mick Couper (University of Michigan) between January 28-30, 2019. On Monday, prof. dr. Couper presented his current research in the field of mobile applications and voice capture of data in a lecture attended by students of the second level of Social Informatics and employees from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, the National Institute of Public Health, and the commercial sector.
Bilateral meeting of the IARA and CSI within the COOP4HEALTHCARE project
31. January 2019 | News
On Wednesday, January 16, the representatives of the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Tomaž Burnik, assoc. prof. Vesna Dolničar, PhD, assist. prof. Simona Hvalič Touzery, PhD, assist. prof. Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, Kaja Smole Orehek and Mojca Šetinc visited Institute for Applied Research on Ageing (IARA) at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences.
Gregor Čehovin successfully completed doctoral studies
30. January 2019 | News
Gregor Čehovin, a member of Centre for Social Informatics, successfully completed doctoral programme in the Humanities and Social Sciences and the young researcher training financed by Slovenian Research Agency. He successfully defended the doctoral thesis addressed "The contribution of meta-analysis to knowledge on survey research operations on nonresponse".
Extension of Internet research programme funding
25. January 2019 | News
Centre for Social Informatics has been awarded a six-year (2019-2024) funding by the Slovenian Research Agency to continue the centre’s research with Internet Research programme leaded by prof. Vasja Vehovar, PhD. The research programme deals with the integration of Internet technologies into all domains of everyday life and studies Internet as research object and as a tool for social science research.