prvok szotkowski

PhDr. René Szotkowski, PhD

(assistant professor, head of Centre)

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Palacký University Olomouc
Faculty of Education
Žižkovo nám. 5, Olomouc
77140 Czech Republic

Office: 127 (ground floor)
Laboratory: N32 (4th floor)



R. Szotkowski, PhD, assistant professor at Palacký University, head research unit of Centre for the prevention of risky virtual communication Faculty of Education of Palacký University in Olomouc a senior lecteur of Project E-Bezpeci. Dr. Szotkowski focuses on prevention of hazardous behaviour associated with the use of information and communication technologies by children, especially cyber bullying, sextortion, cyber grooming, cyber stalking, hoax and spam, sexting, social engineering methods, the issue of sharing of personal information through social networks and other dangerous communication techniques. He also focuses on positive using of modern IT technologies by children and adults.

Projects: more than 50 (more than 50 project in area of research, education, prevention and intervention)
Publications: more than 80 papers, books, chapters etc. (10 indexed in WoS, 150+ citations)

Honorable Recognition of the Rector of the UP for a scientific monograph 2016
European Crime Prevention 2015 (1st place in CZ)
European Crime Prevention 2015 (4st place in EU)
European Crime Prevention 2009 (3rd place in CZ)

Publications (IF):

KOPECKÝ, Kamil a René SZOTKOWSKI. Cyberbullying , cyber aggression and their impact on the victim - the teacher. Telematics and Informatics [online]. 2017, roč. 34, č. 2. ISSN 0736-5853. Dostupné z: doi:10.1016/j.tele.2016.08.014 (IF ISI 2015: 2,261) 

Publications (SCOPUS/WoS):

KOPECKÝ, Kamil a René SZOTKOWSKI. Specifics of Cyberbullying of Teachers in Czech Schools – A National Research. Informatics in Education [online]. 2017, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 1–16. Dostupné z: doi:10.15388/infedu.2017.06 

KOPECKÝ, Kamil a René SZOTKOWSKI. Cyberbullying, Sexting and Establishment of Risky Contacts by Czech Children within the Internet Environment - Research and Prevention. International Journal of Science and Research [online]. 2015, roč. 4, č. 5, s. 1011–1016. ISSN 2319-7064. Dostupné z: http://www.ijsr.net/archive/v4i5/SUB154369.pdf