EU Kids Online III: Thematic Network

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This multi-national thematic network aims to stimulate and coordinate investigation into children's online uses, activities, risks and safety. It employs multiple methods to map European children's and parents' changing experience of the internet. It also sustains an active dialogue with national and European policy stakeholders.

Formal Project Description
Contract Title EU Kids Online III: Thematic Network
Project Acronym EU Kids Online (EU Kids Online III: A Thematic Network to Stimulate and Coordinate Investigation into the Use of New Media by Children)
Lead Partner London School of Economics (LSE)
Agreement n° SI-2010-TN-4201001
Partners The Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute
Countries of the action België, България, Κύπρος, Česká republika, Danmark, Deutschland, Eesti, Ελλάδα, España, France, Hrvatska,

Ireland, Island, Italia, Latvija, Lëtzebuerg, Lietuva, Magyarország, Malta, Nederland, Norge, Österreich, Polska, Portugal, România, Россия, Schweiz, Slovenija, Slovensko, Suomi, Sverige, Türkiye, UK. Also Australia and Brazil (affiliated)

Cost of Action ca. €18,000 (ca €6,000/contract; CNTI Budget only for travel)
Grant €18,000(2-3 experts traveling >3 times a year)
Cost for FWC €18,000
Grant for FWC €18,000
Dates 01/11/2011 - 31/10/2014

Overall objective(s)

Currently the program is in its third phase aiming to complement and build upon the previous work conducted. The goals of this phase of the program are:
• To collect and analyse new research lines that build upon the findings of EU Kids I.
• To conduct an in-depth analysιs of the data collected during the second phase of the program; EU Kids II.

• To carry out a comparative qualitative study on how children and teenagers use the internet for the development of new and innovative methods.
Specific objective(s)

The project is organised into six work packages which address the aim and objectives.
Work package 1: Project management and evaluation
Work package 2: European evidence base
Work package 3: Hypotheses and comparisons
Work package 4: Meanings of risk for children
Work package 5: Dissemination of project results

Work package 6: Policy recommendations