Crime and Justice Research Centre staff headed to American Society of Criminology conference

Crime and Justice Research Centre staff members are headed to American Society of Criminology conference in Philadelphia, PA 14-18 November 2017. 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.


A knowledge network for the global south

The Queensland University of Technology’s Faculty of Law is hosting academics from Australia and Argentina to build knowledge networks between the two nations.

Despite sharing significant commonalities and facing a number of similar challenges, the links between Australia and Argentina, particularly where the exchange of knowledge is concerned, have been underdeveloped. Read more

“Heads held high” – Amnesty International Report on Indigenous young people in Detention in Queensland

Heads held highAmnesty International has recently published a research report highlighting extensive concerns and systemic issues regarding the mistreatment and over-representation of Indigenous young people in detention in Queensland. Read more

In the News: Professor Kerry Carrington speaks to Lateline about Juvenile Detention in Queensland

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Professor Kerry Carrington from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, spoke to ABC’s Lateline program last night about the alarming human rights violations and mistreatment of young people in Queensland’s juvenile detention centres. Read more

Recently Published – “Liquid Criminology: Doing Imaginative Criminological Research”

Liquid Criminology: Doing imaginative criminological research (Hardback) book cover

CJRC Adjunct Professor Sandra Walklate from the University of Liverpool, UK, has recently co-edited a book titled “Liquid Criminology: Doing Imaginative Criminological Research”. The book also features chapters by CJRC researchers Professor Kerry Carrington and Dr Claire Ferguson, PhD candidate Ashleigh Larkin, and Adjunct Professor Walter DeKeseredy.  Read more