Research Projects

Prosumption in the Pop Industry. An Analysis of Polish Entertainment Companies (2013)

Funding institution: Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

My role: Principal Investigator.

The aim of this project was to examine the Polish pop culture industry implementation of pro-prosumer practices. The findings indicated in what way these activities are being implemented, and whether the implementation varies depending on the type of pop culture text produced.

See a summary of the research report.


Children of the Net 2.0: Media Literacy of the Young (2013)

Funding institution: Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

My role: Principal Investigator.

The project concerned the competences of children aged between 13 and 16 years in regard to Internet use. The study used both quantitative and qualitative methods. A questionnaire-based study of competences, an ethnographic study of the online services most frequently visited by junior high school students, and a comprehensive analysis of school curricula were conducted.

See the research report (in Polish).


Children of the Net: Media Literacy of the Youngest (2012)

Funding institution: Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

My role: Principal Investigator.

The project concerned the competences of elementary school students in regard to Internet use. The project showed that elementary school students are not Internet-literate; they lack competences pertaining to Internet use.

See the research report (in Polish).


Contemporary Polish Humanities in the face of the Challenges of Scientometrics (2014 – 2018)

Funding institution: National Programme for the Development of Humanities in Poland, Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

My role: Investigator.

The purpose of the project was to determine the status of the Polish humanities in the context of the scientometric assessment of scientific work and to develop a model to promote research in the Polish humanities.


Cultural Blogging in the Light of Transformations of Participatory Culture (2015)

Funding institution: Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

My role: Investigator.

The project involved, among other things, analysing the bloggers’ motivations to write, and describing the content published on cultural blogs. Apart from the characteristics of the cultural blogosphere and looking at bloggers’ activity, the researchers’ aim was also to investigate into the possibilities of cooperation between cultural institutions and bloggers.

See the research report (in Polish).