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
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.
New research report: Online behavior of adolescents with epilepsy
We published a new research report focusing on adolescents with epilepsy in collaboration with the Clinic of children's neurology.
Online on the phone: Czech children’s internet use
A survey of 2,825 Czech children showed that 84% access the internet daily using their mobile phones and only 45% use a computer. Even the youngest children aged 9 to 10 years use predominantly their phones to go online (64% use it daily), while 29% of all children say that they are online on their mobile ‘almost all the time’. How does this affect their experiences and exposure to risk?