Ex-rifleman is shooting for success

Griffith Matt Sharp
Griffith Law School
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After six years in the Australian army, Matt Sharp is thriving at university. As a rifleman, Matt completed deployments in East Timor in 2010 and Afghanistan in 2012. Today, Matt admits he is still adjusting to his new life as a Criminology and Laws double degree student at Griffith. Even so, Matt continues to be […]

Criminology student leads by example

Jade Pereira
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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A criminology student has explored leadership based on faith and values at a recent forum in Canberra. Criminology and Criminal Justice student Jade Pereira attended the 2014 National Student Leadership Forum with almost 300 young people from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Jade was sponsored by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice […]

Break into criminology this Open Day

Open Day at the Gold Coast campus
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Learn how to break into a career in crime at Griffith’s Open Day this Sunday. Hear what criminology is, and what kinds of careers a criminology degree can lead to during special presentations throughout the day. Prospective students, their families and friends can explore our campuses and talk to students and staff at Griffith campuses […]

Prison damaging to father-child relationship

Associate Professor Susan Dennison
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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NITV News Sydney and Big News Network say a Griffith University report has called on the Queensland Government to improve access for Murri children to their fathers in prison. Associate Professor Susan Dennison from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice says incarceration can damage the father-child relationship with disastrous results across generations. She recommends […]

Watch the 2013 Solomon Lecture featuring Professor Anna Stewart

Professor Anna Stewart
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Professor Anna Stewart delivered the 2013 Solomon Lecture Finding Gold in Mountains of Administrative Data as part of Right to Information Day. She spoke about accessing and analysing government-held data from the criminal justice system and related departments to conduct her research to understand offending over the life-course. Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart introduced Professor […]

Criminology student visits Australia’s leading crime research centre

Police line do not cross
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Criminology student Diana Foster gained an inside look at Australia’s leading crime research centre recently. She attended the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) Student Forum in Canberra along with criminology, police studies, corrections, and law students from around Australia. Australia’s national research and knowledge centre on crime and justice, the AIC met with students who […]