PhD Vesna Dolničar

PhD Vesna Dolničar
no.: 23424 source: ARIS

researcher – active in research organisation
Phone number 01 580 53 66
E-mail vesna.dolnicarat signfdv.uni-lj.si
Foreign language skills
Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
5.03.00  Social sciences  Sociology   
Information society, digital divide, computer-mediated communication
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Data for the last 5 years (citations for the last 10 years) on July 15, 2024; A3 for period 2018-2022 (update for tender in 2023: YES)
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Database Linked records Citations Pure citations Average pure citations
WoS 25  383  338  13.52 
Scopus 29  574  512  17.66 
Mentoring junior researchers
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no. Name and surname Type Period Code
1 PhD Kaja Smole Orehek  Bologna doctoral studies  10/1/2015 - 9/24/2022  38110 
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Level of education Professional title Study subject Faculty Year
  B. Sc.     SI University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences 2001 
Doctor's degree  Ph. D.     SI University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences 2007 
Doctoral dissertations and other final papers Show
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Type of employment Research org. Research group Date of employment Position Role Title
Full time employment (120%, RD:20%)  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences  Center za družboslovno informatiko (Slovene)  1/1/2003  Assistant professor  Researcher  Associate professor 
Research projects Legend
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no. Code Title Period Head No. of publications
1. J5-4578  Digital transformation of health and social care: Welfare technology acceptance and knowledge among current and future healthcare and social care professionals   2022 - 2024  PhD Simona Hvalič Touzery  1,485 
2. V5-2275  Digital inequalities and older adults in Slovenia: An evaluation of the measures implemented under the Digital Inclusion Promotion Act   2022 - 2024  PhD Simona Hvalič Touzery  1,133 
3. J5-3100  Evaluating probability and nonprobability online panels   2021 - 2024  PhD Vasja Vehovar  1,601 
4. J5-2558  The Implications of Proxy Internet Use for the Internet Skills of Older Adults   2020 - 2024  PhD Andraž Petrovčič  2,098 
5. J5-1785  Factors impacting intention to use smart technology enabled care services among family carers of older people in the context of long-distance care   2019 - 2023  PhD Vesna Dolničar  1,400 
6. L5-9337  Understanding and analysis of users' needs for the development of e-services for integrated social and health care in the aging society   2018 - 2022  PhD Andraž Petrovčič  2,885 
7. L5-7626  Smart ICT Solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing: Integrating Informal e-Care Services in Slovenia   2016 - 2019  PhD Vesna Dolničar  2,861 
8. L5-6818  Digital inclusion and active ageing: Developing a user-centered methodological approach to investigate the use of mobile phones among older people   2014 - 2017  PhD Vesna Dolničar  2,533 
9. Z5-2306  Razmerje med e-vključenostjo in socialno vključenostjo: teoretske in empirične zaznave (Slovene)   2009 - 2013  PhD Vesna Dolničar  339 
10. J5-7029  Social and cultural aspects of virtual lifestyles   2006 - 2008  PhD Vasja Vehovar  2,585 
11. L5-6461  Extension of the time distance method to the problem of digital divides   2004 - 2005  PhD Vasja Vehovar  1,573 
ARIS research and infrastructure programmes Legend
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no. Code Title Period Head No. of publications
1. P5-0399  Internet research   2019 - 2024  PhD Vasja Vehovar  2,829 
2. P5-0399  Internet research   2015 - 2018  PhD Vasja Vehovar  2,817 
3. P5-0168  Social Sciences Methodology, Statistics and Informatics   2009 - 2014  PhD Anuška Ferligoj  4,297 
4. P5-0168  Social Sciences Methodology, Statistics and Informatics   2004 - 2008  PhD Anuška Ferligoj  3,644 
5. P0-0509-0582  Social Science Methodology, Statistics, and Informatics   2003  PhD Anuška Ferligoj  3,524 
International projects
no. Code Title Period Head No. of publications
1. INTERREG-ITHACA  InnovaTion in Health And Care for All   1/1/2017 - 1/1/2021  Vesna Dolničar   
2. Crossborder cooperation-COOP4HEALTHCARE  Cross-sectoral Alliances for Smart Healthcare Solutions   1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020  Vesna Dolničar   
3. AAL - Active and Assisted Living Joint Programme-i-evAAlution  Integrating and evaluating AAL solutions   1/1/2018 - 12/31/2019  Vesna Dolničar   
4. COST-IS1311  Intergenerational Family Solidarity across Europe (INTERFASOL)   5/12/2014 - 5/11/2018     
5. COST-IS1202  Dynamics of Virtual Work   10/29/2012 - 10/28/2016     
6. ERASMUS+-2014-1-PT01-KA203-001087  Innovation and social learning in HEI   10/1/2014 - 9/30/2016  Vesna Dolničar   
7. ESS-PIAAC  Merjenje učinkovitosti sistema izobraževanja in usposabljanja za izboljšanje usposobljenosti izobraževalcev odraslih   1/1/2013 - 12/31/2015     
8. LLP-EACEA-530946  An online service to improve communication skills in the workplace using branching stories games   1/1/2012 - 12/31/2015  Vesna Dolničar   
9. LLP-LEAGE  LEAGE: Learnign Games for Elder Europeans   1/1/2010 - 12/31/2012  Vesna Dolničar   
Vesna Dolničar, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (FSS, UL), where she teaches courses in social informatics. At the Centre for Social Informatics she has been involved in more than 35 national and international research projects (in 17 of them as project leader at UL) (e.g. FP6, FP7, COST Actions, LLP, Erasmus+, EC, INTERREG, AAL) dealing with digital inequalities and the role of ICT for active and healthy ageing. She is currently leading the research project "Factors impacting intention to use smart technology enabled care services among family carers of older people in the context of long-distance care" (2019-2022) funded by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) and the international project "ITHACA - InnovaTion in Health And Care for All" funded by the European Regional Development Fund INTERREG EUROPE. Through In the framework of these two projects, she is studying acceptability of ICT-supported services and the psychosocial outcomes of using these services among older people, informal carers and patients in health and social care settings. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vesna Dolničar is a co-author of 23 scientific articles, 2 scientific monographs and 9 chapters in monographs published by renowned publishers (Wiley, Greenwood, Peter Lang, Springer) and has given a number of scientific presentations at conferences. In 2017, she received the Outstanding Achievement in Promoting Internationalisation Award from the Faculty of Social Sciences of UL.
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