Rosario Ortega is a professor of Psychology at the University of Córdoba. She has been working on interpersonal relationships and development of social and emotional competences for more than 25 years. Her research interests encompass children's games and the construction of social knowledge, bullying, cyberbullying and adolescent and youth courtship, and the problems of physical, sexual and psychological violence. She is principal investigator at the Laboratory of Studies on Coexistence and Violence Prevention (laecovi.com), and she currently holds the position of Vice President at the International Observatory of School Violence. She has published more than a 150 scientific papers as well as books and book chapters on the topics listed below. She has been an evaluation member of the European Research Council -Consolidator/Early Grants- for the last five years in the following commissions: SH2, SH4 and currently, SH3. On the national territory, she is also an evaluation member at the ANECA, ANEP and the R&D Plan of the DGI as well as for the Juan de la Cierva and Ramón y Cajal scholarships. She just renewed as Coordinator of the Evaluation Committee of the EDUCATION Area in the new State Research Agency (formerly ANEP), and she is a member of the CNEAI committee in her field of knowledge. She has planed and directed the doctorate programme in Applied Psychology (quality mention, ANECA 2008) for the last years. She supervised more than twenty doctoral theses, all of them obtaining the highest qualification, and one third of them with European mention (international). She is a member of the CAPD of Social and Legal Sciences, and of the Master's and Doctorate Committee of the University of Córdoba.