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Faculty of Social Studies
602 00 Brno
David Šmahel is associated professor at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University researching on adolescents' and emerging adults' internet use, the construction of online ties, the development of virtual relationships, and online addictive behavior. He is currently editor of the journal 'Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace' (www.cyberpsychology.eu).
Štepán Konečný is a PhD student in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University and a researcher at the Institute for Research on Children, Youth and the Family. His major interests are the psychological aspects of internet hacking, online deception and uninhibited behaviour and his current research is on the online sexual behaviour of adolescents.
Lukáš Blinka is a PhD student of social psychology in the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. His main research interests deals with three topics: overuse of the internet, online gaming, and adolescents' and emerging adults' lives on the internet in general.
Anna Ševčíková is a PhD student of psychology in the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. Her research interest is embedded in the field of cyberpsychology. Beside the issue of sexuality on the internet, she focuses on online risky behaviour and cyberbullying.
Petra Vondráčková is clinical psychologist and lector at the Charles University in Prague. Her areas of interests are addictive behaviour on the Internet and cultural psychotherapy. She is also PhD student at Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University.
Alena Černá is a PhD student of psychology in the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. Her main area of interest is the problematics of cyberbullying and online harrasment. She also focuses on online youth communities.
Hana Macháèková is a PhD student of psychology in the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. Her major interests are the role of new media in the lives of children, cyberbullying, the blogging phenomenon and online communities.
Vìra Kontríková is a PhD student of psychology in the Faculty of
Social Studies, Masaryk University. Her main research interests centre around online risks. She focuses especially on. online risk perception and meaning. She is also interested in online gaming (mainly MMORPG) and online communities.
Lenka Dědková is a PhD student of psychology in the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. Her major interest is online research methodology; she also focuses on online relationships and online risk behaviour among youth, specifically cyberbullying.
Here we provide links to a summary of the EU Kids Online 2010 survey findings (European and national) in the national language, an internet safety guide for children in parents in the national language, national recommendations from the EU Kids Online findings for policy makers and stakeholders, and other national materials if available.
Summary of survey findings
Internet safety guide
Country Factsheet Czech Republic
Digitální mládí: rizika a příležitosti
The EU Kids Online fieldwork involved several questionnaires. First, a face to face interview with one parent. Second, a face to face interview with the child. Then a self-completion interview for sensitive questions, with one version for 9-10 year olds and one version for 11-16 year olds.
Questionnaire for parent
Questionnaire for child
Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 9-10)
Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 11-16