Research & Reports
Part of our work supporting families involves commissioning and undertaking research into areas affecting children and young people in the digital age.
Read our papers and reports here.
Parent Zone's new report explores the extent of the tech accessibility gap for UK families of different backgrounds – and asks what needs to be done to address the issue.
Parent Zone's new report looks into the impacts of Covid-19 restrictions on family mental health and wellbeing – and reveals a social disparity between families of different incomes.
Parent Zone's latest report looks into how popular online games are applying psychological techniques borrowed from the gambling industry to trick children and young people into spending money.
Parent Zone’s report looks into the world of virtual currency betting, where children as young as 13 years old are spending pocket money to gamble online.
Parent Zone's research talks to children and young people to find out how the first generation of digital parents have been doing.
How can building digital resilience in children and young people protect them online?
What are the effects of the online world on children and young people? We asked students and teachers their views. The results are fascinating.
Parent Zone's exclusive research by Dr Andrew Przybylski and the Oxford Internet Institute, examining the important area of helping children and young people build resilience in the digital age.
Parent Zone has collaborated with Nominet on a new study into ‘sharenting’ – parents sharing images of their children on social media.
A new report carried out by Parent Zone and Nominet has found that girls are still less likely than boys to want a career in IT.
On 15th October, Parent Zone editorial director Geraldine Bedell presented a report to the Digitial Families 2015 conference in London. The Digital Age: Three Stories About Where We Are in 2015, looks at the challenges families and those who work with them face in dealing with technology today. Here is her report in full, including the latest Parent Zone research on how families feel about the internet, social media and more