PhD Andraž Petrovčič

PhD Andraž Petrovčič
no.: 27574 source: ARIS

researcher – active in research organisation
Phone number 01 580 52 00
E-mail andraz.petrovcicat signfdv.uni-lj.si
Foreign language skills
Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
5.03.00  Social sciences  Sociology   

Code Science Field
S210  Social sciences  Sociology 
ICT & aging, Mobile usability, Digital inequalities, Internet Studies, Survey Methodology
Data for the last 5 years (citations for the last 10 years) on May 20, 2024; A3 for period 2018-2022 (update for tender in 2023: YES)
Data for ARIS tenders ( 12.01.2024 – Project tender, archive )
Database Linked records Citations Pure citations Average pure citations
WoS 35  460  392  11.2 
Scopus 39  621  532  13.64 
Mentoring junior researchers
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no. Name and surname Type Period Code
1 Natalija Rebrica  Bologna doctoral studies  10/1/2019 - 9/30/2023  53551 
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Level of education Professional title Study subject Faculty Year
      SI University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences 2005 
Doctor's degree  Ph. D.     SI University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences 2011 
Doctoral dissertations and other final papers Show
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Type of employment Research org. Research group Date of employment Position ecris.org.employ_rolegroup Title
Full time employment (120%, RD:20%)  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences  Center za družboslovno informatiko (Slovene)  11/1/2005  Professor  Researcher  Associate professor 
Research projects Legend
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no. Code Title Period Head No. of publications
1. J5-50159  Assessing and Modelling Unit Nonresponse Bias in Probability-Based Web Surveys   2023 - 2024  PhD Gregor Čehovin  1,297 
2. 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  1,466 
3. 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  1,088 
4. J5-3100  Evaluating probability and nonprobability online panels   2021 - 2024  PhD Vasja Vehovar  1,585 
5. J5-2558  The Implications of Proxy Internet Use for the Internet Skills of Older Adults   2020 - 2024  PhD Andraž Petrovčič  2,081 
6. BI-US/22-24-055  Digital Inclusion and Longevity Society in the Post-Pandemic Era: The Importance of Algorithmic Literacy and Internet Skills for Elderly Digital Engagement   2022 - 2024  PhD Andraž Petrovčič  291 
7. 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  1,388 
8. 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  2,870 
9. J5-9334  Using paradata to evaluate response quality in surveys   2018 - 2021  PhD Vasja Vehovar  1,293 
10. NI-0004  Digital transformation of quantitative data collection in social science research: Integrating survey data collection in social science research: Integrating survey data collection with big data and paradata for identifying social behaviour   2018 - 2020  PhD Vasja Vehovar  1,568 
11. L5-7626  Smart ICT Solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing: Integrating Informal e-Care Services in Slovenia   2016 - 2019  PhD Vesna Dolničar  2,840 
12. 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  2,512 
13. L5-5547  Deliberative discourse practices in Slovenia's formal and non-formal public spheres   2014 - 2016  PhD Metka Kuhar  1,699 
14. J5-5538  Methodology of social research within the context of e-social science   2013 - 2016  PhD Vasja Vehovar  1,699 
15. J5-4177  Information-communication technologies and transformation of survey research in social sciences   2014  PhD Vasja Vehovar  2,484 
16. J5-4238  Sustainable development in the global convergence of new media and public sphere   2011 - 2014  PhD Slavko Splichal  2,525 
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  2,812 
2. P5-0399  Internet research   2015 - 2018  PhD Vasja Vehovar  2,797 
3. P5-0168  Social Sciences Methodology, Statistics and Informatics   2009 - 2014  PhD Anuška Ferligoj  4,270 
4. P5-0168  Social Sciences Methodology, Statistics and Informatics   2006 - 2008  PhD Anuška Ferligoj  3,625 
International projects
no. Code Title Period Head No. of publications
1. COST-IS1311  Intergenerational Family Solidarity across Europe (INTERFASOL)   5/12/2014 - 5/11/2018     
2. COST-IS1202  Dynamics of Virtual Work   10/29/2012 - 10/28/2016     
Andraž Petrovčič, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (FSS, UL). In addition to teaching courses in the field of social science methodology, data analytics and internet-related phenomena, he is a research fellow at the Centre for Social Informatics - CSI (FSS, UL). In 2020 he was appointed Adjunct Professor of Social and Public Policy in the field of Internet Research and Gerontology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Jyväskylä. The main areas of his research work are (1) a multidimensional analysis of social support in personal networks as a factor of digital inclusion, (2) understanding the importance of indirect internet use for the development of digital skills in an ageing society, (3) the study of older adults' user experience with interfaces on mobile devices, and (4) analysing outcomes and determinants of acceptance of ICT-based services for independent living among older adults. As a research fellow at the CSI, he has participated in more than 20 national and international projects, addressing various aspects of development of information society in terms of the role of the internet and other ICT (services) in active healthy ageing, people's everyday life and digital (in)equality. At the present, he is the leader of the research project »The Implications of Proxy Internet Use for the Internet Skills of Older Adults« (2020-2023), founded by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS). Dr. Petrovčič is the co-editor of Interacting with Broadband Society (Peter Lang, 2010) and (co-)author of several chapters and articles published in top-tier journals, including New Media & Society, Computers and Human Behaviour, The Information Society, Telematics & Informatics, Telecommunications Policy, etc. He is an active member of the editorial board of the journal Human Technology, and served as a member of the programme committee of Human-Computer Interaction International (HCII) conference between 2016 and 2020. He has organised and (co-)chaired a number of thematic sections, conference panels and workshops at international conferences in the fields of survey methodology, social informatics, internet studies, and gerontechnology. He was awarded with the Solemn prize for young academics and university lecturers for exceptional pedagogical and research accomplishments of University of Ljubljana (2016) and received the Award of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana for outstanding achievements in the field of scientific research (2019).
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