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ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI) Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology CCI recognises the importance of creativity and the creative industries to Australia's innovation economy and society. It is currently leading investigations into the legal, regulatory and policy issues raised by new communication technologies like online games, blogs, iPods, and social networking. CCI has a strong interdisciplinary commitment, both disciplinary (linking research in creative innovation and digital media with law, education, business and IT) and applied (linking creative practitioners with business leaders, policymakers and scholars).
: Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Vic 3122, Australia Australia
: Scott Ewing
: +61-3-9214 5564
: +61-3-9819 5349
Ci Digital Futures Report The Internet in Australia 2008
Digital Futures 2010: The Internet in Australia
The Internet in Australia 2012
MIOS is a research group within the Department of Communication Studies at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences (University of Antwerp, Belgium). Our 23 researchers are dedicated to the study of individuals' uses of media and ICT, as well as interpersonal relations within organisations and the broader society, to pursue evidence based communication strategies and policy. The research activities of MIOS can be linked to two communication levels, which comprise the central and complementary research strands: - The use of ICT (and other media) by individuals, and the associated risks and opportunities: This level focuses on research into the use of internet, mobile phones and games by children, young people and adults. - The strategic use of ICT (and other media) by organizations (companies, social-profit organizations, governments): At this level, research is conducted in areas such as (online) marketing and health communication.
MIOS Research Group
: University of Antwerp, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Sint-Jacobsstraat 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium Belgium
: Wannes Heirman, prof. dr. Michel Walrave
: +32 265 56 71, +32 265 56 81
Instituto Brazilero de Economia e Tecnologia (Brazillian Economics and Technology Institute) The Brazillian Economics and Technology Institute is a Research Institute formed by a consolidation of a research network involving Brazilians researchers from Federal, State and Private educational institutions in Brazil in the fields of economics applied to technology. The research works are mainly related to information systems, technological business management, e-business, economical e social impacts of technology, Internet, and similars. The founders are involved in projects like the world Internet Project (WIP), TRansREG e-gov (Brazil-Germany - ERCIS) research projects among others.
Instituto Brazilero de Economia e Tecnologia
: Rua Doralice Ramos de Pinho, 675, sala 2, Jardim Cidade de Florianopolis - Santa Catarina - Brazil. Brazillian Post Code: 88111-310 Brazil
: Prof. Thiago Souza Araujo
: +5548 88 44 4614
Canadian Internet Project (CIP) Recherche Internet Canada (RIC)
CIP / RIC
: Ryerson University, School of Radio and Television Arts, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada Canada
: Charles Zamaria
: +1 416 979-5000 x7549
: +1 519 942-9913
CIP - CANADA ONLINE! 2004 - REPORT
CIP - CANADA ONLINE! 2004 - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CIP - CANADA ONLINE! 2007 - REPORT
Inove Research provides research services on sector, macro and microeconomics, design and implemmentation of observatories, costumer´s satisfaction to a diverse set of clients as public and corporate, national and international organizations.
: R. Serpa Pinto, nº 58, CP 156, Praia, Cabo Verde Cape Verde
: Frantz Tavares / Julio Delgado
: +238 996 63 96 / +238 993 05 53
: +238 261 12 46
School of Communications, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (UC) The WIP project in Chile is executed by a multi-disciplinary team belonging to the schools of Communications, Sociology, and Engineering from Universidad Catolica de Chile in Santiago (UC), one of the leading Latin American universities. The Santiago Chamber of Commerce (CCS), one of the local referents in the analysis of the digital economy, has been an active partner since the beginning of WIP in 2003. The annual WIP meeting was hosted by the UC School of Communications in Santiago in 2005. The WIP Chile team members are Dr Soledad Herrera (Sociology), Dr Marcos Sepulveda (Engineering), George Lever (CCS), and Aldo Myrick (CCS), led by Dr Sergio Godoy from the UC School of Communications. Since 2005, the Chilean team also executes a complementary study to WIP, the Business and Information Technology Project (BIT), which analyses the impact of IT in organisations and the economy. Funding for WIP in Chile has been provided by Fondecyt, the National Fund for Science and Technology.
: Alameda 340, Santiago de Chile Chile
: Dr. Sergio Godoy
WIP-Chile: Obstacles and Primary Results
WIP-Chile: Scanning the Reality of Internet in Chile
WIP Chile 2004 Report
WIP Chile 2005
WIP Chile 2006 Report
China Internet Network Information Center is an administration and service organization set up on June 3, 1997 upon the approval of the competent authority and undertakes the responsibilities as the national Internet network information center. Main responsibilities: 1. Operation, Administration and Service organization of national network. fundamental resources. 2. Research, Development and Security center of national network fundamental resources. 3. Research and consulting services driving force for Internet development. 4. Platform for Internet open cooperation and technical exchange.
: Liu Xin
2005 China Internet Survey Report
2007 China Internet Survey Report
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN DE LAS TELECOMUNICACIONES (CINTEL) CINTEL is a private, non-profit research and consulting company. Its members represent the most important companies related to the telecommunications business in Colombia: local, long distance and wireless service operators, telecom solutions providers, universities and governmental institutions. The Minister of Communications of Colombia chairs its Board of Directors.
: Carrera 14 No. 99-33755 Of 505, Bogotá, Colombia Colombia
: Ana María Trimmiño
WIP Report 2007
Internet use in Colombia
Cyprus University of Technology Faculty of Applied Arts and Communication, Department of Communication and Internet Studies The Department aims in the education of high level scientists and the promotion of research and relative applications in the scientific fields of Communications, Mass Media and the Internet. The focus of the degree and of the scientific research is the internet's effect on the economy, politics, education, culture and society.
: 31 Archbishop Kyprianos Street, P . O. Box 50329 , 3603 Lemesos Cyprus
: Nicolas Demertzis
: +30 210 3689414 - +30 210 984
: +30 210 3220820
The Internet in Cyprus 2009
The Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague The department of sociology studies a wide range of topics but is predominantly engaged in basic research. Its primary research interests are in the areas of contemporary general sociological theory, current social problems and the methodology of social scientific research. Specialized branches of sociology pursued in the department's research include social deviation and criminology, historical consciousness, identity and the social dimension of Internet use. The department also devotes attention to sociologies of lifestyle, family, public opinion, globalization, risks, trust, information society and urban affairs. In the years 2005-2008, the Institute for Research on Children, Youth and Families at the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University (http://ivdmr.fss.muni.cz/) was responsible for the Czech part of the World Internet Project. Institute for Research on Children, Youth and Families is a professional research institute of the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University. The research focus is based on long-term interest in the topics of developmental, social and educational psychology, personal psychology and the psychology of media. The journal Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace (http://www.cyberpsychology.eu) is published within the Faculty of Social Studies and is also the activity of the research Institute. Assoc. prof. David Smahel (http://www.muni.cz/fss/people/3068) was in charge of the project in 2005-2008 and is still collaborating with the current team at the Charles University.
DOS FA CU
: Nám. Jana Palacha 2, 116 38 Praha 1 Czech Republic
: Petr Lupac
: 420 736 163 866
The Internet in the Czech Republic 2006
Digital Divide and Internet Addictive Behavior in the Czech Republic
Information Society from a Comparative Perspective: Digital Divide and Social Effects
The Deepening of the Digital Divide in the Czech Republic
Attending Online Communities: Cultures of Youth?
Attributes of Participation in Online Communities among Czech Internet Users
The Internet in the Czech Republic 2008- Four Years of WIP in the Czech Republic
Internet v České republice 2014
The Internet in the Czech Republic 2014
Universidad de los Hemisferios (University of the Hemispheres) The Universidad de Los Hemisferios was born as an initiative of a group of scholars and Ecuadorian entrepreneurs, concerned about higher education in our country. Work to develop the educational project began in 1998, and had the support of many people both at home and at several universities in the world. In 1999 he was the entity promoting the university, Universitas Corporation, The Technical University of Loja granted the patronage and sponsorship to the new education project, and the Catholic University Santiago de Guayaquil was academic endorsement for the creation of the University. The institution received approval from the House of CONESUP prior to the Act establishing the same, culminating in the National Congress of the Republic of Ecuador, in May 2004. On May 31 of that year, this law was published in the Official Gazette. School of Communication The School of Communication at the University of the hemispheres supports his research at the Center for Research in Media and Public Opinion (CICOP). The CICOP has agreements with other research centers and networks of the following groups: Latin American Association of Communication Researchers (ALAIC), Academic Research Network of Communication (RAIC), Iberoamerican Association of Sociology of the Organization (AISO). Axes study The dynamics of the contemporary university research evolves from the collective work of teachers organized in research groups. These in turn, define the research agenda in which deepen, harmonized with the interests of impact and spread of knowledge in which colleges and universities generally want to intervene. The School of Communication at the Universidad de Los Hemisferios in keeping with disciplinary and interdisciplinary nature of design and social responsibility, should be involved in the communication processes of society, providing its members, the knowledge of the truth, as to the veracity information messages, transparency of information by organizations in general, the wisdom of entertainment content and fiction, aesthetics and honesty in the design of the advertising, particularly in the context of the common good, respect for the dignity of the human person, freedom of expression and the right to information, grimly compelling the exercise of professional communication. The communication research community in Latin America, consists mainly of university research groups are recognized by the national science and technology, and they interact according to the research with other groups, forming the well known networks of researchers, as ALAIC, RAIC, AISO, REALAIC, VAP, LAMMA, among others. About the Center for Research in Media and Public Opinion, CICOP What do you think, feel and perceived public opinion on issues of national and international public interest? It is one of the communicative possibilities of knowledge society that allows itself, understand its political dynamics, economic, social and cultural rights in general which underpin the exercise of the Research Center for Media and Public Opinion (CICOP), University of the hemispheres. Additionally, CICOP interest to study the impact of new information technologies in society, due to the many changes that have been generated not only in the habits of media consumption, but in the structures of culture.
Universidad de los Hemisferios
: -Iñaquito Alto- Paseo de la Universidad Ecuador
: Amaia Arribas
Created in 2002 by the Breton Regional Council, and hosted at IMT Atlantique, M@rsouin is both an observatory of digital practices and a network of 15 research centres. M@rsouin is built on Social Science research centers workforces and aims at developing cooperation with firstly regional, but also national and European research centers, public institutions and firms. More precisely, it is expected to: • conduct studies and surveys to help better understanding of how digital practices of individuals and organization contribute to the transformation of society and economy; • foster research in Social Science on digital practices, • engage a prospective reflection on the Information Society, in order to assist the political institutions in the construction of public policies favoring the emergence of good practices and the access to these services for all the citizens. A close team is in charge with the organization of the network activities.
: Gis M@rsouin IMT Atlantique, Technopole Brest Iroise CS 83818 29238 BREST CEDEX 3 France
: Margot Beauchamps
: +33 2 29 00 14 45
The WIK or Wissenschaftliches Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste (Research Institute for Infrastructure and Communication Services) has been instrumental in the reform of the telecommunications sector inside and outside of Germany since its founding in 1982. WIK's main objective is to provide research support for and policy advice to regulatory authorities, in particular the German Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA), the German Federal Ministry for Economics and Technology, other National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) and the European Commission. In 2001, WIK established a fully owned subsidiary consulting arm, WIK-Consult GmbH, to provide high-quality objective studies to diverse set of clients in both the public and private sectors. WIK has 25 years of experience in research and consulting regarding the regulation of telecommunications and postal sectors and related areas. WIK's research and consulting activities comprise a broad range of issues regarding competition policy and regulation, market structure and business strategies, and innovation in telecommunications markets and related sectors.
: Rhoendorfer Str. 68, 53604 Bad Honnef Germany
: Rene Arnold
: +49 (0)2224 92 25 25
Germany and the Digital World 2002
ITHAKA- Information Society and Network Research Center
: Budapest Pf. 137, H-1255 Hungary Hungary
: Anna Galácz
Hungarian Report 2001
Hungarian Report 2002
Hungarian Report 2004
Hungarian Report 2006
Hungarian Report 2007
Faculty of Social Sciences and Economics, University of Alzahra
: Vanak,Tehran,Iran, P.Code: 1993891167 Iran
: Susan Bastani
: +98(21) 88047862
The Research Center for Internet Psychology (CIP) Sammy Ofer School of Communications, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC)
: Sammy Ofer School of Communication, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, P.O. Box 167, Herzliya 46150, Israel Israel
: Yair Amichai-Hamburger
: 972 9 9527649
: 972 9 9527650
SDA Bocconi, Bocconi University
: Via Bocconi 8, 20136 Milan, Italy Italy
: Andreina Mandelli
: 39 02 58361
: 39 02 5836 6638
Italian Report 2002
Department of Media and Communications, Toyo University, The World Internet Project Japan The department studies mass communications and new media such as Internet and mobile phones from a sociological point of view.
: 5-28-20 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8606, Japan Japan
: Shunji Mikami
: 03 3945 7442
: 03 3945 7626
Internet Usage Trends in Japan - Survey Report 2000
Internet Usage Trends in Japan - Survey Reports 2001
Internet Usage Trends in Japan - Survey Report 2002
Internet Usage Trends in Japan - Survey Report 2003
Internet Usage Trends in Japan - Survey Report 2005
Partner of the World Internet Project (WIP)
Macao Internet Project (MIP)
: Alameda Dr.Carlos D'Assumpcao No.258,13 andar J Edif. Kin Heng Long Plaza,Macao SAR
: Angus Cheong
: +853 2875 2635
: +853 2857 5445
Surveying Macao ICT Indicators 2008
The Annual Survey Statistical Report on Internet Use in Macao 2011
Tecnológico de Monterrey The Tecnológico de Monterrey was founded in 1943 by a group of Mexican entrepreneurs and executives. It is a private educational institution, independent from any political or religious group. The Tecnólogico de Monterrey system has a nationwide presence and also extends its educational services abroad to other Latin American countries and other cities of the world.
: Carretera Lago de Guadalupe Km. 3.5, Atizapán de Zaragoza, Estado de México, C.P. 52926 Mexico
: Fernando Gutiérrez, Octavio Islas
: (52) 55 5864 5612
: (52) 55 5864 5612
WIP Mexico 2008
The 2012 Study of Habits and Perceptions of Mexicans over the Internet and Various Associated Technologies
The New Zealand Work Research Institute is part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Our key objective is to contribute to high quality national and international research regarding people and work, with respect to labour market dynamics; employment relations; wellbeing and performance; diversity in the workplace; and the role of technology. We place emphasis on a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach and rank engagement with external stakeholders as a high priority.
The New Zealand Work Research Institute team has extensive experience in running large scale surveys and has a research infrastructure to support this. The staff involved on this project include Associate Professors Techatassanasoontorn and Diaz Andrade, Dr Hedges, and Professor Pacheco.
New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI)
: AUT University, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
: Associate Professor Angsana Techatassanasoontorn
:+ 64 9 921 9999 ext 9235
Gazeta.pl Research and Analyses Unit
Gazeta.pl Research and Analyses Unit
: Agora, Czerska 8/10, 00-732 Warsaw, Poland
: Arkadiusz Kustra
: 48 22 5554871
World Internet Project Poland: 2010
WIP Poland 2011 Report
Lisbon Internet and Networks International Research Programme(LINI) The Lisbon Internet and Networks International Research Programme is the outcome of the networking of four Portuguese research centres (CIES; ADETTI; MRC; OberCom) that have developed work in the areas of the "Network Society" in Portugal since 2003. LINI is a research centre for the multidisciplinary study of the Internet, networks and society, our mission is to foster academic research on the impact of the Internet and networks on society, informing policy and generating debate. LINI working and publication language is English. LINI also aims to give worldwide young researchers the ability to develop in Portugal expertise on the impact of the Internet and networks on society. This interdisciplinary network combines the work carried out by more than twenty researchers from ISCTE (University Institute of Lisbon) and OberCom, with collaboration from a large number of bodies and individuals in the funding, surveying and documentation tasks involved in the researches. The original research programme, started in CIES-ISCTE in 2003, and has since evolved to a joint cooperation and networking between the four institutions. Our research programme has been built around basic research, defined by the different participant institutions and their researchers. The research programme is made up of 4 research areas, all of which try to build extensive international comparative research based on international findings in each field: Networks and Mobility in Everyday life; Open Source Society and Free knowledge; Networked Communication; and The Network Enterprise and Innovation.
: LINI, ISCTE, Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa, Portugal Portugal
: Gustavo Cardoso, Rita Espanha, and Vera Araujo
: +351 217 941 404
: +351 217 940 074
A Sociedade em Rede em Portugal 2014 – A Internet em Portugal
Northwestern University in Qatar was founded in 2008 by parent organization Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA in partnership with Qatar Foundation. NU-Q draws on Northwestern University¹s distinguished schools of communication, journalism, and liberal arts to educate students for leadership positions in the rapidly evolving global media industry. As part of its active role in the development of a 21st century knowledge-based economy in Qatar, NU-Q engages in research, thought leadership, and service relevant to Qatar, the Middle East, and the global community.
Northwestern University in Qatar
: Education City, Doha, Qatar Qatar
: Robb Wood
: +974 44545000
: 972 9 9527650
Sholokhov Moscow State University for the Humanities is the Institute for High-Hume Technologies in Social Computing. Our Institute mission is to explore and understand the Russian segment of the global Internet community; to study its development, dynamics, norms, the degree of influence on the political, economic and social sphere, etc.
Sholokhov Moscow State University for the Humanities
: Elena Brodovskaya
: 7 (962) 989-04-96
Internet in Russia: Framework, development technologies and social
Singapore Internet Research Centre (SiRC) The Singapore Internet Research Centre is hosted at and has received initial funding from the School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The Centre initiates and conducts research related to the Internet across Asia, including East, Southeast, and South Asia. Faculty associates of the Centre engage in wide variety of collaborative research efforts with other researchers around the globe. The objectives of the Centre are to initiate and promote high quality analytical research on a variety of issues associated with the Internet in the Asian context, develop international networks with researchers and research for research collaboration, analysis, and technological development, as well as with industrial, research and educational organizations in Singapore and overseas and to provide umbrella for multiple large and small scale research projects, and generate external research funding and collaborative relationships.
: Singapore Internet Research Centre (SiRC), Wee Kim Wee School of communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637718 Singapore
: Ang Peng Hwa
: (65) 6790-5775
: (65) 6794-3662
Singapore Internet Project 2003
South African Network Society Survey
WIts Journalism is one of the leading media and journalism academic institutions in Africa. As well as training journalists who have become leaders in the profession, Wits Journalism is a home for research on media and journalism on the continent. The South African Network Society Survey is a new project that aims to track developments in data communications in South Africa and investigate how these impact the country's social and econommic development.
South African Network Society Survey
: Wits Journalism, 10th Floor, University Floor, University Corner, University of Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, WITS, 2050, South Africa South Africa
: Indra de Lanerolle
: +27 83 411 2829
: +27 11 717 4028
: Yonsei University 134 Sinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu,Seoul 120-749. Korea South Korea
: Wang Bae-Kim
: +82 2 2123 3486
: +82 2 393-7272
Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3 - Open University of Catalonia (UOC) The Research Team on Communication and Technology is an interdisciplinary group, within the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), devoted to the research of current patterns of transformation related to media and communication practices within a context of swift ICT/Internet expansion and increasing technological and social complexity.
: Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) - Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia, Av. del Canal Olímpic s/n, 08860 Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain Spain
: Imma Tubella and Carlos Tabernero
: +34 936 735 065
Media Change & Innovation Division IPMZ – Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research University of Zurich, Switzerland The Division on Media Change & Innovation analyzes and teaches characteristics and implications of media change, focusing on technical, economic, political and social aspects of innovations in the convergent communications sector (mass media, telecommunications, internet). The driving forces of change and its course of development as well as the consequences and the governance of media change form the center of concern. The Division focuses on the convergence phenomenon and on New Media.
: Andreasstrass 15, Ch-8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Taiwan e-Governance Research Center Department of Public Administration, National Chengchi University
Taiwan e-Governance Research
: No.2, Sec.2, ZhiNan Rd. , Wenshan District Taipei City 11605 , Taiwan, R.O.C. Taiwan
: Dr. Pin-Yu Chu
: 886-2-2939-3091 , ext. 51141
Mass Communication Department- American University of Sharjah
American University of Sharjah is a non-profit university established in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi. Located in the Emirate of Sharjah, the third largest of the seven Emirates forming the United Arab Emirates, the university has more 4,000 students from more than 74 nations.
American University of Sharjah is licensed in the United States by the Department of Education of the State of Delaware. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
An integral part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Mass Communication (MCM) teaches a variety of mass media-related subjects including advertising, communications theory, media production, public relations and journalism.
: P.O. Box 26666, Sharjah, UAE United Arab Emirates
:Dr. Ilhem Allagui
:+(971) 6 515 2763
:+(971) 6 515 2554
Oxford Internet Institute
:Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, 1 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS, United Kingdom United Kingdom
:44 (0)1865 612 336
Oxford Internet Survey 2005 Report: The Internet in Britain
Oxford Internet Surveys: The Internet in Britain 2007
Oxford Internet Surveys: The Internet In Britain 2009
Next Generation Users: The Internet in Britain 2011
The Universidad Catolica del Uruguay is the first private university in the country, since 1985. It belongs to the Compañía de Jesús (jesuists). Is the most important in the country(aprox 8000 students) after the Public University (UDELAR). The Program of Communication is the biggest in the country and the most prestigious in the region.
Universidad Catolica del Uruguay
: Matias Dodel
nternet in Uruguay 2013 executive summary (WIP UY survey infographic)