Criminology

Transforming the border from below, Prato workshop

Monash Criminology’s Marie Segrave and Nancy Wonders (Northern Arizona University) led a workshop at the Monash Center, Prato to develop a forthcoming Special Issue of Theoretical Criminology journal with a focus on transforming the border from below. Borders academics from around the world in the fields of criminology, sociology, politics and law who were invited…

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Researching Borders HDR Masterclass at Monash Prato

Under the leadership of Associate Professor Marie Segrave, The Border Crossing Observatory, in partnership with Border Criminologies (Oxford Centre for Criminology) hosted a three day Masterclass for HDR border researchers from universities around the world at the Monash Prato Centre from September 25-27. The focus of the Masterclass was to develop a piece for publication,…

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Temporary migration and family violence: report launch

Associate Professor Marie Segrave launched her report Temporary migration and family violence: An analysis of victimisation, vulnerability and support on Thursday 12 October, at Monash Law Chambers. The research was conducted in partnership with InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, and is the first major study examining the intersection of temporary migration status and family violence. The report was…

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Launch of major report on temporary migration and family violence

Assoc. Prof. Marie Segrave partnered with InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence to undertake a major study of temporary migration and family violence. The report from this study will be launched on Thursday 12 October at the Monash University Law Chambers at 11am, with Helen Kapalos, the Chair of the Victorian Multicultural Commission, officially launching…

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MonashGFV team shortlisted for the 2017 CHASS Australia Prize for Distinctive Work

The Monash Gender and Family Violence (MonashGFV) team have been shortlised for the 2017 CHASS Australia Prize for Distinctive Work. The nomination that has secured the shortlisting is the 2016 Monash Review of the Common Risk Assessment Framework in Victoria (Recommendation 1 of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence). This project was made possible by the…

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BA Alum Laurenza Buglisi’s outstanding career as a prominent advocate for victims and survivors of sexual assault

Since graduating from Monash with a double major in Psychology and Criminology in a Bachelor of Arts, Laurenza has had an outstanding career as a prominent advocate for victims and survivors of sexual assault, both in Australia and internationally. At Monash’s regular seminar for students ‘Arts in the Real World’, she shared her experiences of working in the community and mental health sector. In this interview, Laurenza talks about inspiring moments at Monash, the benefits of studying and working abroad, and strategies for students to improve their employability.

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Monash academics win two NSW Premier’s History Awards

Monash University scooped up two awards at the NSW Premier’s History Awards night on Friday 1 September. Two academics from our School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics were winners in different categories for their internationally significant work in history. Associate Professor Beatrice Trefalt and team won the General history prize for the book Japanese war…

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Monash Criminology welcomes the Francine McNiff bequest

Monash Criminology has received a generous bequest from Monash University alumnus, Francine McNiff. The $1.8 million bequest will support two PhD students from disadvantaged backgrounds annually to study criminology. In 1983, aged 35, Francine McNiff became the first Victorian woman appointed to a judicial post when made a children’s court stipendiary magistrate. She later became a criminal barrister, specialising…

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Opportunity to undertake PhD on intimate partner homicide

The Monash Gender and Family Violence: New Frameworks in Prevention research program is seeking a suitably qualified student to undertake a PhD project on intimate partner homicide death reviews. The student will be supervised and supported by leading experts in family violence and be part of the program’s research team. The PhD will be undertaken…

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