Peter Smith

Peter Smith is Emeritus Professor of Computing at the University of Sunderland, UK. Peter joined the University as an undergraduate student in 1975 and received his Doctorate in 1981. Since then he has held several teaching, research and management positions at the University. Peter has published over 200 papers on subjects within computing, management and diversity, and has spoken at conferences throughout the world. He has supervised over 30 doctoral students and examined over 50 doctoral candidates at Universities in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong and Spain. Peter is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and the Higher Education Academy.

Publications

Scholarly Activity in a Vocational Context: Pitfalls and Potential
Bob Bell, Jonathan Eaton, Richard Hodgson, Graham J. Mytton, Peter Smith. © 2017. 25 pages.
This chapter explores the issues which surround the development of a culture of research and scholarly activity within the college-based higher education sector in the United...
The Role of the Professional Doctorate in Developing Professional Practice in STEM Subjects
Peter Smith, John Fulton, Alastair Irons, Gail Sanders. © 2016. 16 pages.
This chapter presents a study into the impact of the professional doctorate as a learning opportunity for STEM professionals including engineers, pharmacists, nurses, STEM...
A Formal Representation System for Modelling Assistive Technology Systems
John Gilligan, Peter Smith. © 2015. 42 pages.
This chapter describes a formal representation scheme which can be used to model Assistive Technology (AT) Systems. At the heart of any system is a conceptual model of domain of...
Developing Critical Thinking in Doctoral Students: Issues and Solutions
Peter Smith. © 2015. 23 pages.
The PhD is the highest level of academic qualification, and is by its very nature an exercise in the development of critical thinking. This chapter discusses what it means to...
The Roots of Trance: Reflections of Space Rock, Psychedelia, Krautrock, and Post Punk Live in the 1970s and 1980s
Peter Smith. © 2015. 20 pages.
This chapter explores the roots of trance by taking a reflective and historical view of the influences of 1970s and 1980s music on the development of trance. The author reflects...
A Formal Representation System for Modelling Assistive Technology Systems
John Gilligan, Peter Smith. © 2014. 42 pages.
This chapter describes a formal representation scheme which can be used to model Assistive Technology (AT) Systems. At the heart of any system is a conceptual model of domain of...
Foreword
Peter Smith. © 2011. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Software Industry-Oriented Education Practices and Curriculum Development: Experiences and Lessons.