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Research Highlight Series

70: Net Children Go Mobile: Risks and Opportunities

Net Children Go Mobile (May 2014) 
A summary of the results of the Net Children Go Mobile in-home survey conducted among 3,500 9-16 year-old internet users in Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Portugal, and the UK, using a stratified random sample and self-completion methods.

69: Basically… Porn is Everywhere: A Rapid Evidence Assessment

Middlesex University and the Office of the Children's Commissioner (May 2014) 
A summary of the results of the Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) undertaken by Middlesex University for the Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) focusing on the effects of  exposure and access to pornography on children and young people. It drew on research evidence published between January 1983 and January 2013, and considered 276 academic and other items.

68: The Cybersurvey for Suffolk

Adrienne Katz, Youth Work Consulting (May 2014)
A summary of the results of the Suffolk Cybersurvey 2013 which aimed to inform the work of the e-Safer Suffolk Strategy. It examined young people’s access to the Internet, their experiences of cyberbullying and other online aggression, as well as how e-safety education is perceived and adhered to. Data were collected from 1685 respondents in schools across the county in the autumn 2013 (52% boys and 48% girls). The report discusses the results of the analysis in comparison to the results obtained in 2012 (N = 2893 responses) and 2011 (N = 1726).

67: To Tell Or Not to Tell? Youth’s Responses to Unwanted Internet Experiences

Lund University, Sweden & University of New Hampshire, USA (May 2015) 
A summary of the results of the large scale and nationally representative Third Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-3) undertaken in the USA between August, 2010 and January, 2011. The study aimed to quantify youth experiences with unwanted sexual solicitations, harassment and unwanted exposure to pornography online. The sample consisted of 1,560 Internet users aged 10-17 and their caretakers. The results presented are based on data from those participants who reported unwanted Internet experiences (e.g., sexual solicitation, online harassment, unwanted exposure to pornography) and who answered follow-up questions about whether they had told someone about the experience (n = 134, n = 174 and n = 346 respectively) or how the situation ended (n = 134, n = 170 and n = 348 respectively).

66: What do 17,000 children in London tell us about online safety? The London Esafety Report

3BM and London Grid for Learning (March 2014) 
A summary of the main findings and messages from the London Esafety Report. This large scale quantitative survey of school children in Years 3-9 was designed by the London E-safety Board. All schools across London were sent information about the survey as part of a global communications from the CEO of the London Grid. This targeted head teachers and named contacts within schools in 2013, inviting them to get their classes to complete either in school or at home. Locally, it was also promoted in many Local Authorities. 17,000 responses were deemed useful or complete and used as the basis of the report.