Research: PI for the ongoing study, the Canadian Internet Project, which investigates trends in Canadians’ use of and attitudes toward the internet, mobile devices, traditional media and emerging technologies. Charles is also a member of the World Internet Project, which compares results with three dozen research centres around the world, and has so far received total funding to the amount of $1,100,000.
Honours: Appointed Visiting Scholar and Research Fellow at the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies at York University.
Creative and professional linkage: Concurrent senior appointment with national professional funding agencies, and contributor in film, television, transmedia, and web series content for the Independent Production Fund, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund, and the Cogeco Program Development Fund.
Recent publications: Survey Questionnaire and Marginal Results (2012); Canada Online: Statistical Tables (2012); World Internet Project Report – The Internet in Canada (2011); The Internet, Media and Emerging Technologies: Uses, Attitudes and International Comparisons: Year Two Report (2007).