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.
New report: User testing of mobile banking authentication methods
This report summarizes the results of an applied research project focused on the user-friendliness of selected authentication methods, specifically for verifying a person’s identity in digital communication. The project was funded by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic and conducted in cooperation with AHEAD iTec, s.r.o.
Drive for thinness among women visiting health-oriented websites
Nikol Kvardová, Hana Macháčková, and David Šmahel published a new study The Direct and Indirect Effects of Online Social Support, Neuroticism, and Web Content Internalization on the Drive for Thinness among Women Visiting Health-Oriented Websites in the prestegious International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
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.