Peter Smith is professor and head of the Unit for School and Family Studies, Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is one of Europe's most recognized specialists in school violence and bullying and has published widely on this topic. Another research interest is in family systems and grandparenting. He has been responsible for different European research projects (e.g. TMR, CONNECT) and also active in Japan, Korea and other countries worldwide. Recently, he became the Chair of COST IS0801, which started in 2008 and will continue for 4 years. The main aim of this COST Action is to share expertise on cyberbullying in educational settings, coping with negative and enhancing positive uses of new technologies in the relationships area, moving towards a common set of guidelines applicable in Europe.
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