Gender perspectives in connection with young people's use of digital technologies, privacy risks in connection with young people's use of social media, ethical aspects in research involving young people.
Monica Barbovschi, Ph.D, is a newly appointed researcher with the Norwegian team in the EU Kids Online network. She is also an associated researcher with the Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy and a member of the Romanian team in the EU Kids Online network (previously she was the coordinator of the Romanian team between 2009-2014). Recently, she was the coordinator of UEFISCDI project Young Teams ”Friendship quality in the age of online social networks. The use and misuse of personal data among Romanian adolescents” (2015-2017) financed by the Romanian Government.
- Scholarship - Postdoctoral Arnold F. Graves Fellow with the Centre for Social and Educational Research at Dublin Institute of Technology (2011-2012) in the area of children’s rights
- Senior Researcher with the Czech team in EU Kids Online III (2012-2014), Brno, Czech Republic
- Research consultant for the Regional Center for Studies on the Development of the Information Society (Cetic.br), (2015-2017), Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Research consultant for the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), (2017-2018), Vilnius, Lithuania