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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with QUT

I started my PhD in 2013, after completing a Bachelor of Justice (Honours) at QUT.   Doing a PhD through the School of Justice at QUT offered unique opportunities to work with experts in social justice and human rights.  My PhD research examined the decision-making process of people…

QUT C4J Briefing Paper: Victims/survivors of family and domestic violence in diverse, multispecies households

Associate Professor Heather Fraser Issue No. 7 of the QUT Centre for Justice Briefing Paper Series has been released, titled. “Victims/survivors of family and domestic violence in diverse, multispecies households” It is increasingly recognised that many humans enjoy close, meaningful relationships with animal companions. Unfortunately, such relationships can…

Study: Young men, masculinity, and social cohesion

A/Professor Michael Flood Renewed attention to domestic and sexual violence has led to a proliferation of different community-based programs designed to support men and boys to adopt more inclusive and respectful attitudes and behaviours. While most of these programs are positive in supporting this goal, they can differ…

Survey: Technology-Facilitated Abuse: Australia

Dr Bridget Harris A study is under way to investigate how ‘smart’ devices may be helping to facilitate domestic abuse in Australia and the United Kingdom. A team from The University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and University College London is examining how domestic and sexual violence…

Call for Papers – Law, Technology and Humans

Papers for consideration in volume 3(1) are invited.  Volume 3(1) will be published in May 2021. Preference will be given to research and scholarship that: Challenges and critically examines the promises and perils of emergent technologies; Engages with the futures (and pasts) of law, technology and humans; Involves…