Researchers from Middlesex University and the University of East London will investigate the threats to children in the Metaverse.
Dr Elena Martellozzo from MDX and Professor Julia Davidson, OBE, from UEL, will receive £90,711 in funding from the UK Research and Innovation REPHRAIN Fund.
They will be working alongside Childnet and Kabuni, an organisation set up by Co-Founder and Head of Metaverse Research, Nina Jane Patel, after her experience of the potential risks that young people face while navigating the Metaverse.
The research will focus on children aged 10-14 years-old, including vulnerable children, and will inform practice and policy on developing safe, educational Metaverses for children.
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