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
Jochen Peter visited IRTIS
We were honoured to host Jochen Peter from the University of Amsterdam at Masaryk University, Brno.
The impact of mHealth interventions on physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep of older adults
As part of the mHealth Active project, Steriani Elavsky, Lenka Knapová, Adam Klocek and David Šmahel reviewed 52 studies examining interventions utilizing mobile technologies to alter physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep among among adults aged 50 years and older.
New job opening for full-time postdoctoral researcher
We are seeking a highly motivated researcher for a full-time postdoctoral position in media psychology / communication / media studies for IRTIS at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.