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Research Highlight Series

15: Children’s and young people’s internet use and parental attitudes: Ofcom’s children’s media literacy tracker 2010

Ofcom (April 2011) 
A large scale quantitative survey of children and young people’s media literacy, revealing their engagement online and parental awareness and attitudes.

14: Social networking, age and privacy

EU Kids Online and London School of Economics (April 2011)
A large scale quantitative survey of children’s use of social networking sites, focusing on under-age use and privacy settings.

13: Policing online child sexual abuse

Elena Martellozzo, Middlesex University
A small scale ethnographic study of the police’s covert investigations on online child sexual abuse, focusing on their policing strategies and the grooming process unravelled.

12: Research highlights for children’s online gaming and addiction: a brief overview of the empirical literature

Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University (Nov 2010)
A literature review on children’s online gaming, revealing its incidence and consequences.

11: Online safety policy and practice in the UK – an analysis of 360 degree safe self review data

South West Grid for Learning and University of Plymouth (Sept 2010)
A small scale quantitative survey of issues faced by school about internet safety, revealing safety provisions and concerns.