CJRC to host Fulbright Specialist Mark Wynn

Crime and Justice Research Centre Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz won a Fulbright Specialist grant to bring expert domestic and sexual violence violence intervention trainer Mark Wynn to Australia.

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Recently Published: “New public management and the ‘business’ of policing organised crime in Australia”

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CJRC researcher and lecturer Dr Monique Mann from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, has recently published an article in the Q1 ranked journal Criminology and Criminal Justice Read more

Upcoming Seminar – “Policing the Digital Age: Surveillance, Government Hacking and Rule-of-Law Online”

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The Crime and Justice Research Centre and the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Group from QUT’s Faculty of Law are co-hosting an upcoming seminar with guests speakers Dr Ian Warren and Dr Adam Molnar from Deakin University. This seminar will examine the intersections between policing, technology, surveillance, and the role of the criminal law in a digital age, highlighting issues of governance, social order and rule-of-law online. Read more

Recently published: Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Partner Violence

Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz recently published  Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Partner Violence in The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence.

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Dr Cassandra Cross elected to the Board of Directors for Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYCs) Queensland


At the 2015 annual general meeting for the Queensland Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association (QPCYWA), QUT Crime and Justice Research Centre’s Dr Cassandra Cross was elected to the Board of Directors. Her appointment to the Board of Directors comes following an evaluation that her and fellow QUT colleagues launched only two weeks ago, examining the community safety and crime prevention outcomes of Police Citizen Youth Clubs (PCYCs) across Queensland, as well as her ongoing volunteering at Carindale PCYC since 2009. Read more

CJRC staff headed to European Society of Criminology meetings


Researchers from the Crime and Justice Research Centre are headed to the European Society of Criminology Conference in Porto, Portugal 2-5 September, 2015. They will present a range of individual and collaborative work.

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ECARD Applications Close in Less Than ONE WEEK!


Seeking an academic position with QUT? The ECARD program is the perfect launchpad for your academic career.The Faculty of Law has four current vacancies:

  • One in the School of Justice in the areas of Criminology & Policing;
  • Three in the School of Law in the areas of Intellectual Property & Innovation Law; Indigenous Legal Issues; and Ethics, Professional Responsibility & Civil Procedure and/or Evidence. 

Applications close 29th June 2015.

For more information regarding these positions, please refer to the QUT Jobs website. 

Recently published: “Human Rights, Policing and LGBT Young People”

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QUT’s Crime and Justice Research Centre criminologists Dr Kelly Richards and Dr Ange Dwyer recently published their work in a special issue of the Australian Journal of Human Rights on ‘Policing and Human Rights’. Drawing on their combined expertise in the areas of youth justice, policing, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) young people, the article, ‘Unspeakably present: The (un)acknowledgment of diverse sexuality and gender human rights in Australian youth justice systems’, urges that the human rights of LGBT young people in contact with the justice system be kept on the agenda.

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In the news: Supporting Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence


The Crime and Justice Research Centre event Supporting Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence: Challenges and Recommendations for Justice Responses was held Tuesday 21 April 2015 at the State Library of Queensland in Brisbane. Supporting Survivors was co-sponsored by the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research at Central Queensland University.

The event was covered by Brisbane Times, APN and ABC radio and stories about the presentations ran in 56 regional newspapers throughout Australia. Read more