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UK Public Is Largely Positive About Science
14 March 2005
A MORI report for the government's Office of Science and Technology, Department for Trade and Industry on "Science in Society" was released today by Patricia Hewitt, Trade and Industry Secretary, who called for greater engagement and dialogue to help the UK retain its position as the best place in the world for science.
e-Democracy — Local Authority Experience
15 March 2005
e-Democracy is a relatively new undertaking for many councils according to research carried out by the MORI Social Research Institute on behalf of the Local e-Democracy National Project. Only one in five (19%) so far have a written e-democracy strategy in place, although a further third (36%) do have plans to draw up a strategy. Whilst there is a great deal of interest in harnessing the potential of technology, there is a wide divergence amongst local authorities in terms of current practice and the level of investment in e-democracy. There is also a significant gap between what is available offline and what has been made available online.
e-Citizen — Demand For e-Government
15 March 2005
There is unmet demand for e-Government services in England according to research carried out by the MORI Social Research Institute for the e-Citizen National Project. In particular there are two key groups of citizens who show potential interest in using e-Government services. These groups have been identified using advanced statistical analysis of data from a survey of 4,100 citizens conducted on the MORI Omnibus.
Sharing Home PCs
26 November 2004
Keeping in touch using a home PC can lead to tension in the home, with 90% of home PC users who use email to keep in touch saying they argue with other family members over who gets to use the PC.
PC Users And Music Downloads
15 October 2004
Almost half (46%) of home PC users play or download music on their home PC, according to new research from MORI. The survey among home PC users for Packard Bell, shows two thirds (67%) wouldn't be without this household item. By 2009 one in 10 (10%) users expects their home PC to control household appliances such as lights, cookers and washing machines, five per cent believe it will open and close curtains, and four per cent expect their home PC to monitor the food content in their fridge.
Young Adults 'Prefer Laptops'
6 August 2004
Young people aged between 15-24 would rather have a laptop than desktop computer at home, according to research by MORI. The survey, for Packard Bell, shows three in five people in that age group (59%) agree that they would prefer a laptop over a desktop PC at home.
Music And Video On Home PCs
10 September 2004
More than a quarter (28%) of home PC users play/download music on their computer and one in five (21%) use it to play DVDs and watch films. Research conducted by MORI for Packard Bell also shows that nearly two fifths (38%) of home PC users find the idea of storing music digitally appealing. This figure rises to 64% among 15 to 24 year olds.
Young People And Mobile Phones
17 February 2005
Most people who are 11-21 years olds have access to a mobile phone, according to MORI's research for the Nestlé Social Research Programme. The survey shows 97% of females and 92% of males in this age group have access to a mobile phone. Texting is the most frequent form of communicating; nine out of 10 text at least daily, and more than half (54%) do so more than five times a day.
Young People's Views On Science
14 July 2004
A study of values and beliefs in relation to science and technology amongst 11-21 year olds across Great Britain