Interdisciplinary Research Team on Internet and Society (IRTIS) is a group of researchers who focus on studying impacts of information and communication technologies (ICT) and media in general on individuals and society. With a background in social sciences, IRTIS members employ various perspectives and disciplines in their research, including psychology, sociology, communication and media studies, or political science.

IRTIS members are researchers at the Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. Our members' institutional background covers a wide range of workplaces at Masaryk University, namely:

IRTIS has a strong focus on several specific research areas:

  • ICTs and well-being
  • Online aggression
  • Online relationships
  • eHealth and mHealth
  • Excessive internet use
  • ICT security
  • New media and civic participation
  • Media audiences
  • Local media

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