Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Summer school nurtures future Indigenous researchers

Does the traditional bush medicine Gumby Gumby actually work? What part does cultural safety play in physiotherapy graduates? How does the lack a birth certificate or registration affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incarceration rates? These are just some of the research projects undertaken by 20 Indigenous students as part of the Kungullanji Indigenous Summer Research Symposium. […]
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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Hong Kong study for New Colombo Plan scholar

A fascination with how people behave led 2018 New Colombo Plan scholar Kimberley Bates to a double degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Psychology.
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Arts Education Law

Upper body strength key factor in men’s bodily attractiveness

What makes a man’s body attractive?  In many mammalian species, females evolved to prefer the strongest males.  According to research from Griffith University, the same is true of humans.
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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Study explores lives of women killed by partners

A Griffith University study on female victims killed by their intimate partners will aid researchers in identifying risk factors to help improve women’s safety.
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Arts Education Law

Caution needed as government expands military’s role in counter-terrorism

The government’s announcement of plans to strengthen the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) role in domestic counter-terrorism operations appears to be a quick and decisive reaction to the New South Wales coroner’s report on the Lindt Café siege in 2014.
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Griffith Sciences

International Exchange for Downs Student Scientist

An early childhood relocation from Brisbane to the Darling Downs has had a pivotal influence on 21-year-old, Griffith University student Tim O’Dea. The Millmerran and Pittsworth State High School graduate has maintained numerous friendships and remains grateful for the highly supportive, community orientated upbringing he had. As a forensic science student he’s now poised for […]
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