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).

48: Virtually Anorexic - Where's the harm? A research study of pro-anorexia websites

University Campus Suffolk (Nov 2012)
A summary of the results of a qualitative study of 126 websites and blogs identified through a Google search for “pro-anorexia” between January and June 1012. The aim of the study was to gain knowledge and understanding of pro-anorexia sites and online communities, and to provide a review of the risks in relation to their use by young people.

36: Identifying vulnerable children online and what strategies can help them

UKCCIS Evidence Group - Livingstone and Palmer (Jun 2012)
A report summarising the main findings and outcomes of the Vulnerability Seminar arranged by the UKCCIS Evidence Group on 24th January, 2012.

27: EU Kids Online – online safety and disadvantaged children

EU Kids Online (Aug 2011) 
A large-scale quantitative study observing trends in the risk-taking behaviours of disadvantaged groups of children.

20: Internet safety and children with special educational needs

Lucy Faithfull Foundation (Aug 2011) 
A small scale qualitative study on the internet safety concerns of children with special educational needs, focusing on difficulties experienced online and safety measures taken.

19: Vulnerable young people, social media and e-safety

Stephen Carrick-Davies (July 2011)
A small scale qualitative study on vulnerable young people’s use of social media and mobile phones, revealing the link between offline-online vulnerability, risky behaviours online and consequences.

18: Ofsted – younger children’s views

Ofsted (April 2011) 
A small scale quantitative survey on children’s views on personal safety – online and offline.