José Alberto Simões
Holds a PhD in Sociology from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the New University of Lisbon (FCSH-UNL), where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology. He is also a researcher at CESNOVA, a research unit of FCSH at the New University of Lisbon. He has participated in several research projects (both national and international) in the areas of sociology of culture, youth cultures, and communication and media studies. Member of EU Kids Online network since 2006. He has published or co-edited: A produção das mobilidades: redes, espacialidades e trajectos [The Production of Mobilities: Networks, Spacialities, Trajectories] (Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, 2009, co-edited), Entre a rua e a internet. Um estudo sobre o hip-hop português [Between the street and the Internet. A study about Portuguese hip-hop] (Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, 2010) and Crianças e Internet em Portugal [Children and the Internet in Portugal] (MinervaCoimbra, 2012, co-edited).
His latest publications in english include: (2012) with Pasquier, D.; Kredens, E., “Agents of mediation and sources of safety awareness: a comparative overview”, in S. Livingstone, L. Haddon e A. Görzig (eds.), Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective, Bristol, The Policy Press, pp. 219-230.; with Ponte, C., “Training graduate students as young researchers to study families’ uses of media”, Comunicar – Revista Iberoamericana de Comunicación y Educación, nº 38, vol. XIX, 2012, pp. 103-111; (2013) with Ponte, C.; Jorge, A., “Online experiences of socially disadvantaged children and young people in Portugal”, Communications – the European Journal of Communication Research 38, 1: 85 – 106; with Ponte, C. e Jorge, A., “Do questions matter on children’s answers about internet risk and safety?”, Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace 7, 1: 1 – 15; (forthcoming) with Campos, R., “Digital participation at the margins: online circuits of rap music by Portuguese Afro-descendant youth”, Young – Nordic Journal of Youth Research.
PhD, is Assistant Professor with Habilitation in Media and Journalism Studies in the Department of Communication Sciences, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where she is a Researcher at CesNova. She has been the national contact of EU Kids Online project since 2006, and member of the Advisory Board of by the Portuguese Insafe node since 2009. She coordinated the Project Digital Inclusion and Participation (2009-2011), involving Portugal and the University of Texas, US. Member of the Steering Group in the COST Action IS0906, Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies (2010-2014), she coordinates the Working Group on audiences and social integration and is vice-chair of the TWG on Children, Youth and Media at ECREA. Her work focuses on media and generations, media and families, children, youth and media, media education, digital inclusion.
Her latest publications in English include: (2012) with Paus-Hasebrink, Ingrid; Bauwens, Joke; Duveger, Andrea. 2012. Understanding digital inequality: the interplay between parental socialisation and children’s age development . In Children, risk and safety on the internet, ed. SoniaLivingstone, Leslie Haddon. Anka Gorzig, 257 – 271. Bristol: Policy Press. Media worlds and the generational order in socially disadvantaged families. In Medienwelten im Wandel, ed. Sascha Trültzch, Christine Wijnen & Christina Ortner, 113 – 124. Salzburg: Springer VS.; with Aroldi, Piermarco, “Adolescents of the 1960s and 1970s: An Italian-Portuguese comparison between two generations of audiences”, Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace 6, 2: 1 – 11; (2013) with Simões, José A; Jorge, Ana: “Online experiences of socially disadvantaged children and young people in Portugal”, Communications – the European Journal of Communication Research 38, 1: 85 – 106; “Do questions matter on children’s answers about internet risk and safety?”, Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace 7, 1: 1 – 15; with Aroldi, Piermarco. 2013. “Connecting Generations. A Research and Learning Approach for Media Education and Audience Studies”, Comunicar 21, 41: 30 – 40; with Myria Georgiou, “Editorial – Introducing Media, Technology and the Migrant Family: Media Uses, Appropriations and Articulations in a Culturally Diverse Europe”, Observatorio (OBS*), Special-Is: 1 – 11.
PhD student in Communication Sciences at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), with a scholarship from Capes (Brazil). She holds a master degree in communication sciences from University of São Paulo (Brazil, 2010); this work was published as a book (“Pequeno leitor de papel”/Little paper reader; Alameda, 2013). She has taught in journalism undergraduated courses in Brazil and, as a journalist, worked at UOL (2006-2010), a well known news website in Brazil, and at Folha de S. Paulo (2002-2006), one of the most influents Brazilian newspapers. She is a member of SBPJor (Brazilian Association of Journalism Researchers), Intercom (Brazilian Society of Interdisciplinary Studies in Communication) and ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association). She is also an associated researcher in “MidiAto: language study group in media practices”, from USP (University of São Paulo). Her work focuses on the readers participation in magazines whose public are children.
Journalist, PhD student in Communication Sciences – Media and Journalism Studies at New University of Lisbon (UNL). She holds a master degree in Communication Sciences – Media and Journalism Studies at New University of Lisbon (2013). She isalso a researcher at CESNOVA – Centre for Sociological Studies of the New University of Lisbon, and CIMJ- Research Center Media and Journalism, both Research Units of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the New University of Lisbon. Her work focuses on media and old people, media and generations, new information communication technology, social inclusion and journalism.
Eduarda Ferreira is an Educational Psychologist, with a master degree in e-Learning Management Systems and a PhD in Human Geography. She is a researcher at e-GEO Centre for Geographical and Regional Planning Studies, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and a member of Space, Sexualities and Queer Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society, UK. She has participated in diverse Conference Organising Committees, such as: ‘European Geographies of Sexualities Conference’ (Brussels 2011 and Lisbon 2013) and ‘Geographies of Inclusion: challenges and opportunities’ (Lisbon 2010). She has published and presented on the use of mobile phones in educational contexts. Her research interests are focused on participatory geospatial web, geographies of gender and equality policies.
Ana Bárbara Corvo, Ana Paula Pinheiro, Ana Póvoa, Annamaria Gaal, Beatriz Ferreira, Catarina Salvado, Gaspar Santos, Helena Ferreira, Inês Pedrosa e Melo, Marta Silva Correia, Teresa Serafim, Ysamar Lobo.
Net Children Go Mobile Portugal is supported by the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology.