Free two day Domestic Violence conference for QUT students

CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will speak at a free two day Domestic Violence conference for QUT students

Dr Ron Frey from the School of Psychology and Counselling has organised a free two day domestic violence conference for QUT students.

May 27th and 28th May
10 am – 4 pm
H101, QUT Kelvin Grove Campus

Please note attendance is free, but there is somewhat limited seating in the auditorium.
All QUT students, family and friends are most cordially welcome.  The programme is designed to maximise the participation of the audience and allow them to ask the questions they would really like answered.

Read more

Upcoming Symposium: Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence

1 in every 3 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime and two people die every week from domestic and family violence. The vast majority of workplaces in Australia have both survivors and perpetrators of violence in the workforce and have a critical role to play to enable change.
Read more

New CJRC research on Public views about Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA)

Crime and Justice Research Centre member Dr Kelly Richards has recently published a study with Associate Professor Kieran McCartan (University of the West of England) on public views about Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA). COSA are an innovative measure designed to reintegrate child sex offenders into the community following a period of incarceration, and aim to reduce offenders’ risk of reoffending. COSA emerged in Canada in the 1990s and are well-established in North America and Europe. While the effectiveness of COSA has been researched previously, little has been documented about what the public think about this criminal justice program. Read more

Recently Published – ‘The Capability: Facial Recognition, Privacy and Regulating New Technology’

Dr Monique Mann recently published an adapted article titled ‘The Capability: Facial Recognition, Privacy and Regulating New Technology’ in the Australian Security Magazine to promote her recent UNSW Law Journal publication.

The Australian Security Magazine is the country’s leading government and corporate security magazine. It is published bi-monthly and is distributed free of charge to many of the biggest decision makers in the security industry and leading industry events. It is a highly respected and sought after publication, incorporating investigative journalism, provoking editorial and up-to-date news, trends and events for all security professionals.

You can read the adapted article here: https://issuu.com/apsm/docs/asm_april_may_final/20

Dr Mann has recently published her research on facial recognition technology in the UNSW Law Journal. To access the full article, click here. 

Recently published – “Expansion, standardization, and densification of the criminal justice apparatus: Recent developments in Brazil”

                                 Avatar Image   Cover image for latest issue of Punishment & Society

CJRC researcher and lecturer Dr David Santos Fonseca from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, has recently published an article in the international journal Punishment & Society.

Read more

Last chance to register for upcoming symposium: “Identifying, understanding and responding to child sex offending”

The Crime and Justice Research Centre invites guests to attend an upcoming research seminar focusing on identifying, understanding and responding to child sex offending.

The seminar will be held on Thursday 16 March 2017 from 2-5pm in QUT Gardens Theatre Foyer, X Block, QUT Gardens Point Campus, 2 George Street, Brisbane QLD 4000.

To register for this event, please click here.

Read more