Members

Professors Associate professors Postdocs Juniors Other members

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:

Professors


David Šmahel

  • online risks and opportunities for children and adolescents
  • online identities
  • virtual relationships
  • online addiction
  • IT security from perspective of users
  • online research methods
  • well-being

Associate professors (docents)


Steriani Elavsky

  • health psychology
  • psychology of physical activity
  • wellbeing/quality of life
  • health behavior change
  • adult development and aging
  • women's health
  • mind-body modalities (e.g., yoga)

Jakub Macek

  • new media studies
  • new media users and audiences
  • audience ethnography
  • media and technological subcultures
  • media in civic and political participation

Hana Macháčková

  • online communities
  • SNS use
  • self-disclosure online
  • online privacy
  • cyberbullying – victims and bystanders
  • blogging phenomenon
  • parental mediation of children´s internet use

Postdoc researchers


Lenka Dědková

  • cyberbullying
  • online relationships
  • meeting online strangers offline
  • online research methodology
  • online security

Alena Macková

  • political communication
  • activism
  • political participation
  • new media
  • campaigns

Jakub Mikuška

  • adolescent development
  • adolescent risk behaviors
  • video games and addiction
  • impact of technology on family life

Jaromír Plhák

  • assistive technologies
  • modelling and simulation
  • machine learning

Jan Šerek

  • political psychology
  • civic and political socialization in adolescence and young adulthood

Anna Ševčíková

  • sexuality on the internet
  • psychosexual development
  • online risks among children and adolescents

Martina Šmahelová

  • qualitative data analyses
  • online research methodology
  • children's problematic and risky online behavior
  • sexuality

Junior researchers


Marie Bedrošová

  • cyberhate and online discrimination
  • fan communities and participatory culture

Jakub Brojáč

  • benefits of using ICTs
  • ICT self-efficacy and well-being
  • eye tracking

Hana Drtilová

  • digital technologies and eating disorders
  • ICTs and psychotherapy

Lenka Knapová

  • usable security
  • psychology of physical activity
  • health psychology

Nikol Kvardová

  • ICTs and their link to well-being of children and adolescents
  • health psychology

Michaela Lebedíková

  • adolescents' use of pornography
  • sexual scripts
  • ICTs and sexuality

Vojtěch Mýlek

  • interactions with online strangers
  • ICTs and adolescent well-being

Ondřej Sotolář

  • innovative data collection methods
  • data mining & result aggregation

Eliška Váchová

  • online safety
  • online and offline aggression
  • memory recall accuracy

Natália Valkovičová

  • social media research
  • ICT in the context of health and eating behavior
  • health psychology

Rostislav Zlámal

  • data management
  • quantitative and spatial data
  • popular culture

Other members


Michal Schejbal

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

  • Android
  • machine learning
  • hermeneutics

Previous members