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Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology Institute
Science Unit of the Future Worlds Center
tel: +357 22 873820
fax: +357 22 873821
Dr Yiannis Laouris, head of the CNTI has an MD and PhD in neuroscience (Germany), an MS in Systems Engineering (USA). Laouris pioneers in the application of the Structured Dialogic Design process in the Cyprus and the Middle East peace processes as tool to explore complex problems and to accelerate social change. He has published more than 50 papers in peered reviewed journals and contributed chapters in about 20 books.
Mrs. Tatjana Taraszow, a researcher at the CNTI, has a BSc in Psychology (Tuebingen) and a Masters with emphases on media, educational, and organisational psychology as well as an elective in political science (McGill). She headed a number of research studies related to safer use of the internet, mobile learning and visualization-based learning for children. Tatjana is interested in social reforms and applies structured democratic dialogue towards social change.
Mrs. Elena Aristodemou, a researcher at CNTI, has a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Psychological Research Methods. Her interests are in learning disabilities, cognitive neuroscience and dangers of the internet. She currently coordinates the CyberEthics Safer Internet Hotline, and two research projects that investigate online dangers and changing parental perceptions about relevant dangers utilizing Web 3.0 tools such as Second Life. Elena leads the research within the CyberEthics Center.
Dr. Aysu Arsoy is currently Assistant Professor at the Eastern Mediterranean University in the Deparment of New Media Studies from where she also received her PhD. Her BSc was in Computer Science and Educational Technologies. She served as Coordinator of Safer Internet activities within the Turkish speaking population in Cyprus. Aysu appears regularly in live TV programs on relevant issues and promotes safer internet in schools and other public spaces.
Here we provide links to a summary of the EU Kids Online 2010 survey findings (European and national) in the national language, an internet safety guide for children in parents in the national language, national recommendations from the EU Kids Online findings for policy makers and stakeholders, and other national materials if available.
Summary of survey findings
Internet safety guide
Country Factsheet Cyprus
The EU Kids Online fieldwork involved several questionnaires. First, a face to face interview with one parent. Second, a face to face interview with the child. Then a self-completion interview for sensitive questions, with one version for 9-10 year olds and one version for 11-16 year olds.
Questionnaire for parent
Questionnaire for child
Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 9-10)
Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 11-16)