Interdisciplinary Research Team
on Internet and Society is based in
Masaryk University, Brno,
the Czech Republic.
Our members carry out research
related to the social, psychological,
sociological and political implications
of the use of information and
We co-organize the annual
international conference Cyberspace
and publish Cyberpsychology: Journal
of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace.
Our research interests
- ICT and well-being
- Cyber aggression (bullying, online harassment, cyberhate)
- Online relationships, online communication, and interactions
- Children, adolescents, and ICT
- Parental mediation
- Excessive internet use
- eHealth and mHealth
- ICT security
- New media audiences
- New media and civic participation
- Local media
- Human-computer interaction
ySKILLS/Youth Skills project is taking off
We are very proud to announce the kick-off of ySKILLS or Youth Skills, a H2020 project that will be carried out during the next four years by an interdisciplinary consortium of 15 research teams from 13 countries in Europe.
New report: Do mobile phone bans in schools work?
New research report shows that mobile phone usage during school breaks is unrelated to adolescents' problems commonly discussed in media and only marginally relates to their activities during breaks.
Sonia Livingstone at Cyberspace
IRTIS co-hosted the Cyberspace 2019 - an international conference focused on legal and social aspects of information and communication technologies. We were especially honored to welcome Sonia Livingstone, one of the world's leading researchers of the risks and opportunities children and adolescents face online.