UK Safer Internet Centre 'Safer Internet Day' Press Release

05 February 2013

24,000 youth declare their online rights and responsibilities for Safer Internet Day

Primary and secondary children call for the right to feel safe

People being unkind is the main thing that stops young people enjoying their time on the internet...

New sexting research by UK Safer Internet Centre & Plymouth University out today

11 December 2012

New research lifts the lid on ‘sexting’ attitudes and practices amongst teenagers

A new study conducted by UK Safer Internet Centre and Plymouth University and supported by the NSPCC reveals new concerns and trends in ‘sexting’ amongst teenagers. The qualitative study engaged...

New research summaries of the European Online Grooming Project

27 November 2012

The UKCCIS Evidence Group has today launched two new Research Highlights, which summarise the findings from The European Online Grooming Project. This project sought to describe the behaviour of both offenders who groom and young people who are ‘groomed’, with the two phases of...

Children’s online behaviour and parental involvement – new research insights

26 November 2012

Three new Research Highlights from the UK Council for Child Internet Safety’s Evidence Group explore children’s use of new media and the internet, and how parents engage with and mediate their children’s online activities.

Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes -...

UK Safer Internet Centre launch the Safer Internet Day 'Have your Say' survey

24 September 2012

This Safer Internet Day, the UK Safer Internet Centre is giving children and young people the opportunity to share their views about their online rights.

We have launched the Safer Internet Day Have your Say survey , which asks children and young people from the UK to...

Five new Research Highlights from the UKCCIS Evidence Group

14 September 2012

Today sees the launch of five new Research Highlights from the UKCCIS Evidence Group , summarising research that covers a broad range of topics, including sexting and vulnerability online, as well as providing recommendations for policymakers about how to create a safer online...

New Research Highlights from the UKCCIS Evidence group about excessive social networking and cyberbullying

25 July 2012

Today sees the launch of three new Research Highlights from the UKCCIS Evidence Group summarising recent research from Nottingham Trent University about excessive social networking and from Beatbullying about cyberbullying from both a teacher and pupil perspective....

UKCCIS Evidence Group launches Literature Review

29 June 2012

Children's Online Activities: Risks and Safety presents a summary of recent findings from UK based research and updates the 2010 review, Children’s online risks and safety , recognising how children’s engagement with the internet is changing, as is the body of evidence designed...