As reported in The Age, Monash researchers including Dr Anna Eriksson, are recipients of a grant to examine the experience of those with acquired brain injury in the Victorian criminal justice system, particularly in Victorian prisons.
It has been recognised that there is a higher percentage of acquired brain injury amongst Victorian prisoners than the rate within the general community (42 per cent of men and 33 percent of women; compared to 2 percent in the general community), yet little is known about diagnosis and specialise support provided within and outside the prison system.
Criminology’s Anna Eriksson, together with Gaye Lansdell (Law) and Bernadette Saunders (Social Work) are leading this research. It will be conducted in 2014 as part of a suite of research projects seeking to ultimately identify how best to support those with acquired brain injury in the community and avoid contact with the criminal justice system.
New book on international students and crime
International Students and Crime by Helen Forbes-Mewett, Jude McCulloch and Chris Nylan was published this … Continue reading New book on international students and crime
The State of Imprisonment
Dr Marie Segrave has written the first in a series of articles planned for The Conversation that … Continue reading The State of Imprisonment
PhD Submission Congratulations
Congratulations to Crystal Bruton who submitted her PhD for examination on 2nd April 2015. Crystal’s … Continue reading PhD Submission Congratulations
Criminology and Human Rights Research Spotlight
A new issue of the Research Spotlight series showcases teaching and research by Monash Criminology staff … Continue reading Criminology and Human Rights Research Spotlight
Challenges of contemporary prison research
A special issue dealing with the challenges of contemporary prison research has been published in … Continue reading Challenges of contemporary prison research
Announcing the Monash Criminology seminar program
This year’s in-house seminar program kicks off on April 30 with a presentation by visiting … Continue reading Announcing the Monash Criminology seminar program
Beyond imprisonment: innovation and reform opportunities for Victoria
A panel discussion facilitated by Maxine McKew at the Wheeler Centre
The aim of this event is to generate a new conversation about Victorian trends in imprisonment and to identify how innovation can reduce the imprisonment rate and result in better short and long-term outcomes for individuals and the community.
Launch of Research Spotlight series
Monash Criminology is shining a spotlight on the key areas of our research and teaching … Continue reading Launch of Research Spotlight series
Welcome to our visiting fellow Anita Heber
Monash Criminology is very excited to welcome our first visiting scholar for the year, Associate … Continue reading Welcome to our visiting fellow Anita Heber
PhD Submission Congratulations
Two of our hardworking postgraduates, Ms Julie Ham and Ms Laura Vitis, recently submitted their … Continue reading PhD Submission Congratulations
A powerful idea, long overdue
Associate Professor Leanne Weber has just published a new collection in the Routledge Rethinking Globalizations … Continue reading A powerful idea, long overdue
Criminology welcomes new Honours cohort for 2015
Criminology is very pleased to welcome the following honours students to the Program: Danielle Anderson, … Continue reading Criminology welcomes new Honours cohort for 2015