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Violence Research Centre



Dr Maria Ttofi with Drs Zych, Farrington & Gaffney. Supported by the Canadian Government (Contract No: 723453)

Investigating cyberbullying in different contexts, including:

  • individuals who are bullied online via threats for sharing private sexual content/materials (i.e. issues of sextortion or sextism)
  • victimized individuals due to their sexual orientation (homophobic victimization)
  • wider bullying victimization in the school or university setting via social network sites.

The project includes ‘Mapping out’ the profile of potential offenders/perpetrators.