Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170103538 [ 2017 - 2023 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Prof Andrew Goldsmith; Dr Russell Brewer; Dr Jesse Cale; Dr Thomas Holt

Brief description The project aims to provide a longitudinal criminological study of adolescent Internet use in the world. The Internet is a pervasive influence in young people's lives and is increasingly viewed as a significant factor in the incidence of criminal activities including cyber-bullying, computer hacking and radicalisation. Using survey and interview methods over four years, the project will study how adolescents use the Internet daily, and particularly how this may enable or encourage delinquency on and off-line. This project is expected to benefit national security, law enforcement and crime prevention and enhance public safety and social cohesion.

Funding Amount $296,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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