Griffith alumnus makes policing history

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Queensland has its first female Police Commissioner, and she is a proud Griffith graduate who was the recipient of the university’s inaugural Outstanding Alumnus Award in 2018. Commissioner-elect Katarina Carroll APM is the first woman to fill the position in the Queensland Police Service’s 159-year history. Graduating from the police academy in 1983, Katarina began […]
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Griffith awarded over $8 million in research funding

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Four Griffith University researchers have been announced as 2018 Australian Research Council Future Fellows. The University has also been awarded funding for one 2018 ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub. The projects form part of the $180.4 million worth of national funding announced today by Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham. Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor […]
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International corporate crime focus of Madgadalene-Schoch Fellowship

Professor Susanne Kastedt from the Griffith Criminology Institute has been awarded a prestigious 2019 Madgadalene-Schoch Fellowship from the University of Hamburg.
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Projects aim to reduce child exploitation material

Projects to help police in the fight against child exploitation.
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Teen girls swayed by parents’ drinking

Teen girls are influenced by their father's drinking habits a new Griffith University study shows.
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Research finds majority of young workers face exploitation and harassment in their first job

The Griffith University study shows young workers may not understand workplace agreements and laws, and be more frightened to report incorrect pay or incidents.
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False rape claims have little impact on wrongful convictions – study

False rape allegations do not have a bearing on wrongful convictions a new study from Griffith University has found. Lead author Dr Katie Hail-Jares from the Griffith Criminology Institute with colleagues from American University in Washington DC, have concluded that false rape allegations reduce the odds of a wrongful conviction by nearly 10 times. In […]
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Prison stress adversely affects mother-child relationships

New research show one third of Australian women experience high parenting stress after close family imprisonment.
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Harm reduction policing key to safer communities

Police should be allowed to focus more on reducing crime and associated harms and less on law enforcement.
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Griffith ideal launching pad into top five emerging jobs

Griffith preparing students for fast-growth jobs with innovative technology degrees to address changing market trends
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Guardians key in reducing sexual offences against women

Guardians are instrumental in helping to prevent sexual offending against women a new Griffith University study has found.
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Book traces journey of recovery

A new book describes how men who have committed serious sexual offenses come to stop offending and end their ‘criminal career’.
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Why we should talk about this

ABC Brisbane Radio’s Loretta Ryan will host a discussion with community and university experts about the prevention of domestic and family violence on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. They will discuss the prevalence and impact of gendered violence in the community and how bystanders can play a role in recognising and preventing this behaviour. Vanessa Fowler […]
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Study aims to improve police/Muslim engagement

A new Griffith University Australian Research Council funded project will examine the engagement between police and Muslims to assist in terrorism prevention. Led by Professor Kristina Murphy from the Griffith Criminology Institute, the project aims to address a significant problem faced by police; that of encouraging Muslims to report terror threats. “Understanding how Muslims and […]
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AEL research shines in Three Minute Thesis Heats

Griffith Criminology Institute doctoral student Moses Amagnya took out first place in the Arts, Education and Law (AEL) heat of the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition held at Griffith’s South Bank campus yesterday. Moses was one of three finalists out of the eleven contestants who will now represent AEL at the university-wide final to be […]
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Awards showcase outstanding Arts, Education and Law alumni

The 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Arts, Education and Law graduates. 
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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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