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).
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.
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.
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.