In the News: International Conference Co-hosted by CJRC in Cairns

QUT Media have recently published a news item about the international conference being co-hosted by the Crime & Justice Research Centre next week in Cairns, Australia.

The three-day conference from Monday, July 10, is expected to draw 300 participants and will be officially opened on Tuesday (July 11) by Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan.

It is a unique international conference in that it brings together in the one location QUT’s 4th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference and the Asian Criminological Society’s 9th Annual Conference.

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CJRC Researcher Delivers Keynote on Men’s Violence Against Women – “Responding to Backlash and Resistance”

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Dr Michael Flood gave a keynote address at a Melbourne event designed to increase Victorian policy-makers’ knowledge about the primary prevention of violence against women.

Dr Flood’s presentation to the Prevention is Possible forum, on July 4, focused on the issue of backlash. Efforts to prevent men’s violence against women often face resistance and backlash. Resistance is a common, indeed inevitable, response to progressive social change. Read more

EVENT TONIGHT – “Equality in the Criminal System” Featuring CJRC Researcher Professor Kerry Carrington

Tonight the Australian Fabians are hosting an event in Brisbane at QUT Gardens Point Campus on ‘Equality in the Criminal System’.

This event will feature presentations by CJRC researcher Professor Kerry Carrington and Luke Thomson from the Inala Youth Service.

For more information about this event and to register, click here.

 

Upcoming Seminar – “Prisons and State Building: Exporting ‘the Fiasco of the Prison’ to the Global South”

Next week, the Crime and Justice Research Centre will host a research seminar on “Prisons and State Building: Exporting ‘the Fiasco of the Prison’ to the Global South” with guest speaker Dr Deborah Drake from The Open University (UK)Read more

CJRC Privacy Expert Discusses the ‘RoboDebt Data Matching Scandal’

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CJRC researcher and privacy expert Dr Monique Mann from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, recently spoke to New Matilda about the RoboDebt data matching scandal.

Dr Mann compares the robo-debt fiasco to the movie I, Daniel Blake. “It’s a Kafka-esque nightmare,” she told New Matilda in an interview. “There are real questions about the reliability of the data and the program used to match data between Centrelink and the Australian Taxation Office.” Read more

2017 AIPIO Conference – Early Bird Registration Closing Soon

AIPIO Intelligence Conference

The Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers will be hosting the 26th AIPIO intelligence conference and exhibition, Intelligence 2017, at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart on 22-24 August 2017. The conference and exhibition will bring together intelligence professionals from around Australia, the region and further afield and affords the opportunity to establish new contacts, network with peers and share insights into today’s topics, trends and innovations in the National Intelligence Community market.

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Men Make a Difference: Engaging Men on Gender Equality

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CJRC researcher Associate Professor Michael Flood from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, will be speaking today at the launch of the research report he co-authored titled  “Men Make a Difference: Engaging Men on Gender Equality”. The report examines the evidence for what works and what doesn’t, and recommends more effective ways to engage men to achieve gender equality at work. Read more