Protecting Children’s Data Online
Preliminary results of the EU Kids Online survey for Safer Internet Day 2019 were released. Read the whole press release here.
The press release provides results from the EU Kids Online IV survey, where data from nationally representative samples of 9-17-year-old children in five European countries so far —Estonia, Italy, Norway, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic, were analyzed. Survey results from a total of fourteen European countries where we collected data in 2017/2018 from nationally representative samples are coming out soon. The press release focuses only on data protection and e-safety issues for the five countries where the survey analyses have already been completed.
Authors: David Smahel, Tijana Milosevic, Sonia Livingstone, Elisabeth Staksrud, Veronika Kalmus, Giovanna Mascheroni, Pavel Izrael, Uwe Hasebrink.
EU Kids Online 2020 report is here!
On the occasion of the international Safer Internet Day, we are publishing the EU Kids Online 2020 research report. The report sums up the results of an extensive research that mapped online behaviour of children aged 9-16 years old in 19 countries. Over 25 thousand children took part in this unique research, making it the biggest endeavour of its kind in the world.
ySKILLS/Youth Skills project is taking off
We are very proud to announce the kick-off of ySKILLS or Youth Skills, a H2020 project that will be carried out during the next four years by an interdisciplinary consortium of 15 research teams from 13 countries in Europe.
New report: Do mobile phone bans in schools work?
New research report shows that mobile phone usage during school breaks is unrelated to adolescents' problems commonly discussed in media and only marginally relates to their activities during breaks.
Sonia Livingstone at Cyberspace
IRTIS co-hosted the Cyberspace 2019 - an international conference focused on legal and social aspects of information and communication technologies. We were especially honored to welcome Sonia Livingstone, one of the world's leading researchers of the risks and opportunities children and adolescents face online.