Research

Joint Seminar: Domestic Homicide and Policy Interventions in the United Kingdom

You are invited to join the School of Social Science’s Gender & Family Violence: New Frameworks in Prevention focus program for a joint seminar on domestic homicide and policy interventions in the United Kingdom. The joint seminar will feature presentations by Professor Sandra Walklate (University of Liverpool, Monash University) on ‘Real lives, lost lives: ‘positive’…

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New critical thinking project wins funding

Members of the Philosophy Department have won approximately $75,000 for a new critical thinking project for marginalised youth, as part of the Social Cohesion Research Grants scheme funded by the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria. The project is headed by Monima Chadha (Philosophy), together with colleagues Sam Butchart, Mark Howard (both Philosophy), and Andy Ruddock (Communications…

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Finally, police are taking family violence as seriously as terrorism

A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence. AAP/Joe Castro   This article was written by Monash Gender and Family Violence key researchers: Jude McCulloch, Professor of Criminology; JaneMaree Maher, Professor, Centre for Women’s Studies & Gender Research, Sociology; Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Senior Lecturer in Criminology; and Sandra Walklate, Professor…

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Gender, equality and family violence prevention: interview with Professor JaneMaree Maher

If 80% of violence by adolescents is by sons against their mothers – what does this tell us about gender and equality and the prevention of family violence? As part of Monash Arts Researchers podcast series, Professor JaneMaree Maher shares her research with Monash’s Gender and Family Violence research team and their recommendations. The projects are playing a key role in the implementation of the recommendations from the world-first Royal Commission into Family Violence as tabled in Victorian parliament in 2016.

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Public Event: Keeping Perpetrators in View: How do we see the ‘Web of Accountability’?

About: The event will feature a panel of international perpetrator and family violence experts who will examine the cultural and policy shifts in this area as well as the progress of government and community responses, the work still to be done and the challenges ahead. Panellists include, Professor Amanda Robinson (Cardiff University), Professor Sandra Walklate…

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Monash ethnomusicology Adjunct Research Fellow wins major award

Dr Salvatore Rossano, an adjunct research fellow in ethnomusicology and musicology in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, has been awarded the 2018 National Folk Fellowship. About the fellowship The National Folk Fellowship is a significant award that brings together the research and performance components of folk music in Australia, providing a rich musical context…

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Bree Carlton and Marie Segrave accept prize for best article in ANZ Journal

Dr Bree Carlton accepted the Allen Austin Bartholomew Award 2017 at the ANZSOC annual conference in Canberra last week on behalf of herself and Associate Professor Marie Segrave. Their co-authored article “Rethinking women’s post-release reintegration and ‘success’”, published in volume 49 of the ANZ Journal of Criminology. The Bartholomew Award is awarded annually for the…

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Launch of Australian-first mental health study and guidelines by Monash T&I researchers and VIC government

Australian-first guidelines for specialist interpreters working in mental health settings, Mental Health Interpreting Guidelines for Interpreters, were launched at Eastern Health on Monday 4 December by the Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott, and LanguageLoop CEO Elizabeth Compton. The guidelines by Monash University Translation & Interpreting researchers outline the outcomes of interpreters and psychologists working together to…

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Why Victoria Needs to Rethink the Abolition of Defensive Homicide

Monash Criminology’s Madeleine Ulbrick and Dr Asher Flynn, along with Deakin Criminology’s Dr Danielle Tyson, have published a piece in the Conversation outlining why Victoria should rethink the abolition of defensive homicide. The piece notes that defensive homicide was introduced for two reasons: To provide a “safety net” between complete acquittal (self-defence) and murder for…

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