Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP180103922 [ 2018 - 2023 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Dr Donell Holloway; Prof Jackie Marsh; Prof Lelia Green; Dr Giovanna Mascheroni; Dr Bieke Zaman

Brief description This project aims to investigate the emerging communication world of the internet of toys where toys relate one-on-one to children and also connect to other toys, other children and/or database data. The project will examine the emerging benefits and risks of these connected toys through engaging with families and industry, as well as with regulatory and policy developments. It will inform and influence policy makers, toy designers and families of children too young to understand the implications of data privacy and security that these toys bring. It will benefit decision-making regarding the design and regulatory environments in which these toys are made.

Funding Amount $349,700

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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