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.
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
Postgraduate Retreat 2015
Monash Criminology has welcomed back all of our current postgraduate students and welcomed some newcomers … Continue reading Postgraduate Retreat 2015
The Criminology Honours Award: Congratulations Madeline Ulbrick
On Monday 8 December, the 2014 Criminology Dissertation Prize was awarded to Madeleine Ulbrick for her … Continue reading The Criminology Honours Award: Congratulations Madeline Ulbrick
Monash Criminology-Warwick links: Dr Flynn’s fellowship posting
Dr Asher Flynn has been appointed a Research Fellow in the School of Law at … Continue reading Monash Criminology-Warwick links: Dr Flynn’s fellowship posting
Punishment, protection, disability and human rights: new publication
Dr Claire Spivakovsky has published a new article with Punishment & Society. The article explores the coercive, restrictive and punitive … Continue reading Punishment, protection, disability and human rights: new publication
Criminology and Sociology @ the International Symposia on Migration
The School of Social Science, particularly sociology and criminology, contributed significantly to the recent International … Continue reading Criminology and Sociology @ the International Symposia on Migration