Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP190102435 [ 2019 - 2023 ]

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Researchers Prof Lelia Green; Prof Brian O'Neill; Prof Elisabeth Staksrud; Dr Liza (Elissavet) Tsaliki; Mr Kjartan Ólafsson

Brief description This project aims to investigate Australian adolescents’ responses to online sexual content through a comparative communication-based study with teens in Greece, Ireland and Norway. The project seeks to generate knowledge through in-depth interviews with Australian high school students, aged 12-17, and their parents, comparing their perceptions with children and parents from other countries. The project will combine qualitative and quantitative data to explore why Australian teens might access sexual media more often than their peers overseas, and be more likely to feel bothered by it. Expected outcomes include strategies to support teens who feel affected by access to online sexual content, thus minimising negative impacts.

Funding Amount $375,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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