Former US Ambassador opens Integrity20 in style

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With a healthy dose of humour and insightful observations, Jeff Bleich delivered a memorable keynote address to launch Griffith University’s annual Integrity20 event at the Queensland Conservatorium. The former US Ambassador to Australia, whom former Prime Minister Paul Keating described as the best to have held the post, Mr Bleich spoke on issues from integrity, technology, […]
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Restorative justice a step towards healing 

Restorative justice has its critics but US criminologist Professor Alissa Ackerman says it can be a powerful way to promote healing for both victims and perpetrators. 
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Griffith earns top marks on world stage

Griffith University has asserted its place as a global standout in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, earning noteworthy results for several of its courses.
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Study explores lives of women killed by partners

Most Australian women who become homicide victims are killed by current or former intimate partners and a new Griffith University study aims to find out why.
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Chris continues to master infamous time in Queensland history

Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of The Moonlight State and Fitzgerald Inquiry, one of Australia's best investigative journalists says it’s an apt time to celebrate what journalism can achieve
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Griffith criminologist appointed to Stockholm Prize Jury

Criminologist Professor Susanne Karstedt has been appointed as a new member of the jury of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology. The jury is the international body that selects and appoints prize recipients.
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Collaborative study aims to enhance child wellbeing in disadvantaged communities.

A new Australian Research Council Linkage Project led by Griffith University aims to improve child wellbeing in nine disadvantaged communities.
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Insight into investigative interviewing

Police interviews with criminals and witnesses may be the fodder of popular TV crime shows but forensic interviewing is a highly specialised area which can take years of practice to hone. Professor Martine Powell, Director of the Centre for Investigative Interviewing based at Griffith University’s Mt Gravatt campus and world-renowned child interviewer, says one of […]
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Early intervention key to beating poverty trap

Supporting families, early childhood education and school retention are the key factors in helping people beat the poverty cycle. Griffith University criminologist Professor Ross Homel AO will outline practical methods and tools to help schools and community agencies lift children and families out of intergenerational cycles of poverty and welfare dependence when he delivers the […]
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Cautions serve youth better than courts

Sending children to court for relatively minor offences could actually do more harm than good.
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Spotlight on crime research

International and national researchers and policy-makers will gather in Brisbane for the fifth Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference this week
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Romance scams – anyone can fall victim

Romance scams top the fraud list in Australia. Griffith researcher Jacqueline Drew tells us why.
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New youth program framework to enhance young lives

A new strengths-based approach to youth development programs is set to revolutionise youth programs practice in Australia.
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Griffith research to help cut road toll

While Australia’s road toll has reduced considerably in a generation, Griffith University’s Dr Lyndel Bates will spend the next few years helping to bring the numbers down even lower. In 2011, Australian drivers aged 17-25 comprised 13 per cent of the population yet this demographic accounted for 22 per cent of all the national road […]
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Lecture looks forward in post-Fitzgerald state

One of the nation’s most distinguished legal minds has called on the public not to be seduced and taken in by the growing push to destabilise the judicial process by campaigning against the courts. This was one of many points touched on by the Honourable Margaret McMurdo who delivered the 2017 Tony Fitzgerald Lecture at […]
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Early Career Research Award for criminology academic

Researching Queensland's policing procedures has proved arresting for Griffith's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice lecturer Dr Elise Sargeant.
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Reoffending rates reduced under new Griffith model

A pilot study on a new model of probation and parole in Queensland has been found to reduce reoffending rates by 28%.
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App maps geography of crime fear

People are more worried about being attacked in places they think lack a sense of community rather those perceived as having high levels of social cohesion, a Griffith University study has found.  The pilot study published online in Applied Geography, led by PhD candidate Michael Chataway from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, used mobile […]
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