News

New media article Are we "governed" by knowledge elites?

Published article by Darka Podmenik, PhD on thematic discussion on meritocracy in Reporter magazine, 26 July, 2021.

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Basic research project Meritocracy and knowledge society - between simulation and reality concluded

Baisc research project Meritocracy and knowledge society - between simulation and reality lasting for two years concluded with a thematic discussion on meritocracy (the series Relations and relationships in Slovenia) organized by IRSA and INR in the hall of Slovenska matica on 29 June 2021.

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New article on meritocracy

Frane Adam, PhD and Maruša Gorišek wrote a new article entitled Meritocracy - between myth, norm and reality

 

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Correspondence discussion of IRSA associates

Associates of the IRSA institute held a correspondence discussions on alternatives and the current political and epidemiological crisis. The discussion is available here (in Slovenian).

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Researching social context of ccovid-19 epidemic

new publication of dr. Frane Adam (in Slovenian): link

Presentation

Operates as an internal organizational unit within the frame of the Institute.

The head of the research center is Prof. Frane Adam, PhD.

It was established with the intent to speed up the development and improving the coordination of both basic and applied development research carried out within the institute. There is particular emphasis on promoting and publishing the research and development activities results. Its activities take place within the frame of the projects that are divided into the following sub-groups:

  • Projects for international grants and other international projects;
  • Projects for domestic grants (National Agency for research - ARRS - public administration and other clients);
  • Projects for known clients (commercial projects).

The Research Centre regularly or occasionally cooperates with numerous Slovenian and foreign research, education and other institutions, among others:

Lifelong Learning Programme, National Agency for research, Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS)), European Commission, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, Slovenian Technology Agency

Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen,Faculty of Social Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology, University of Cantabria, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Faculty of Applied Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, University of Maribor, University of Barcelona,  Chemnitz University of Technology, Polish Academy of Sciences, University of Brno, Free University Berlin, Jönköping International Business School,

University Institute of Lisbon, Institut "Jožef Štefan", Fondazione Umberto Veronesi, Eugenides Foundation, Provincia di Perugia, Tucep, Institute for Training of Personnel in International Organisations, Research Paths, Londinium, Open Evidence, Centro Psicopedagogico per l'educazione e la gestione dei conflitti, Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu i Nauk o Zdrowiu,´

Innovation Center ASI-Aktivni slovenski inovatorji, Središče Rotunda -Social Centre of Primorska, Cross-border cooperation program IPA, Zavod Ekohumanitas Koper, Asociacion Cultural Euroaccion Murcia, Institute for innovation and technology, MOZAIK - Association for Social inclusion.