Criminology

Adolescent family violence: Research report available online

On Thursday 2 August, we launched our Research Report Investigating Adolescent Family Violence in Victoria: Understanding experiences and practitioner perspectives and our new International Network Addressing Filial Violence. The Research Report was launched by Liana Buchanan, the Victorian Commissioner for Children and Young people and a part-time Commissioner of the Victorian Law Reform Commission. Liana commenced as Principal Commissioner…

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Launch of Myanmar Cyber Security Awareness Campaign

Monash Criminology lecturer Dr Lennon Chang recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of cyber safety in Myanmar. The campaign involves six culturally relevant animated characters to be used in a series of videos and comics addressing different cyber security ideas for the general public on cyber safety topics including phishing, hacking, changing passwords, personal information protection, cyber bullying, hate speech and cyber stalking.

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Justice and the internet: the rise (and risks) of the online vigilante

Dr Lennon Chang is interested in modern-day internet vigilantism, which is common in most countries but rife in Hong Kong, Taiwan and, particularly, China. The phenomenon plays out when internet users – or “netizens” – empowered by the reach of search engines, forums and social media, try to solve crimes or misdemeanours themselves, online, without seeking help from the relevant authorities such as the police.

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Award for best PhD presentation at Victorian Postgraduate Criminology Conference: Jessica Burley

Congratulations to Jessica Burley who was awarded best PhD presentation at the Victorian Postgraduate Criminology Conference on 22 June 2018. Jessica presented on her research into men’s behaviour change programs and evaluating what works. The Royal Commission into Family Violence identified men’s behaviour change programs as crucial in family violence prevention.  Monash GFV reviewed the Minimum Standards for Men’s Behaviour Change…

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Panel event: Domestic Violence, Police Accountability and Women’s Criminalisation

On Friday 22 June MGFV’s Professor Jude McCulloch will be joining a panel of expert speakers including Louise Taylor, Vickie Roach and Marianne Jago-Bassingthwaighte, and chaired by The Honourable Marcia Neave AO, to discuss the interaction of domestic violence, police accountability and female imprisonment in the criminal justice system.  When: 5.30-7.30pm, Friday 22 June Where: RMIT University Melbourne…

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Submission to Inquiry on Migration Review Processes Associated with Visa Cancellations Made on Criminal Grounds

The Federal Government recently announced an inquiry into the visa cancellation review process for those who have their visa cancelled under s501 of the Migration Act – refusal or cancellation of a visa on character grounds. Rebecca Powell and Leanne Weber from Monash Criminology and the Border Crossing Observatory drafted a submission to the Joint…

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Mary Iliadis – Monash HDR student, Criminology

Name: Dr Mary Iliadis Discipline: Criminology Supervisors: Dr Asher Flynn and Professor Jude McCulloch Thesis title: Adversarial justice: a triangulation of interests? Reconceptualising the role of sexual assault victims Year completed: 2017 Why did you choose Criminology at Monash University for your studies? I chose to undertake a PhD in Criminology at Monash University due…

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