Networked Individualism: A Comparative Study of Social Networks, Digital Media, International Ties, and Privacy

Status: 2015-2017

Staff: Dr. Barbara Barbosa Neves

‘Networked Individualism: A Comparative Study of Social Networks, Digital Media, International Ties, and Privacy’. Led by Professors Barry Wellman and Brent Berry (University of Toronto). 

This project uses contemporary and long-term evidence from Canada and other developed countries to study the interplay of Information and Communication Technologies, communities, and social capital. It brings together an international team of sociologists and media scholars.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2015-2017; $300,000 CAD).