CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz is a chief investigator on the successful Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS) grant Constructions of complex trauma and implications for women’s wellbeing and safety from violence under the ANROWS Research Priorities Projects scheme. This interdisciplinary study includes scholars from gender studies, health, criminology, and trauma studies as well as practitioners who work with people who have experienced trauma. Read more
CJRC PhD student Tien Hoang Le has been notified that he has been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy for his thesis on Human trafficking in Vietnam: Preventing crime and protecting victims through interagency cooperation. Le’s Principal Supervisor was Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz and his Associate Supervisor was Professor Kerry Carrington. Read more
CJRC member Molly Dragiewicz won a grant from the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) for the 2017-2018 round to study Domestic violence and communication technology: Victim experiences of intrusion, surveillance, and identity theft.
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.
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
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.