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Primary Areas of Research

Our Hub engages in a wide range of projects, in six key areas below.
Our team of leading scholars contributes an expertise on various topics regarding youths and media use.

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Parental Mediation

Strategies that parents/caregivers take to manage, supervise, and control children’s use of media, their impacts on children

Young People in the Commercialized World

Marketing to young consumers and its impact on family

Digital Privacy

Young people’s right to manage their personal information across various digital media platforms

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Wellbeing and Health

The relationship between young people’s digital media use and their health and wellbeing, learning about health via digital platforms

Online Harms

Online behavior that may hurt a person physically or emotionally

Youths as Media Users

Child mediascape and the beneficial and harmful effects of screen media on youth

Projects: Research
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