In 2011 Monash University initiated and sponsered the Monash University Postgraduate Prize, an award for the best presentation at the annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Postgraduate Conference.
As an annual prize, this is awarded to the most outstanding presentation of criminological research by a current postgraduate.
The winner of the 2012 prize was Rosemary Cassidy, a doctoral candidate at the University of Western Sydney.
Rosemary Cassidy is a third year doctoral candidate and tutor at the University of Western Sydney. Her PhD project is supervised by Dr. Selda Dagistanli, Dr. Michael Salter and Dr. Roslyn Weaver. This research project employs qualitative methods to explore experiences of university students as victims of crime through in-depth interviewing. Findings will have a focus on victim resilience, health and social outcomes, help seeking and institutional responses. This area is topical as increasing reports regarding victimisation on campus and the vulnerability of students due to age and lifestyle factors. This research attempts to situate such issues in an Australian context as the majority of available information is from international sources. There is also a lack of qualitative data both domestically and overseas. Rosemary is originally from Hobart where she completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Criminology and Political Science at the University of Tasmania. She also completed an honours year in Criminology in 2009 with Professor Rob White, exploring causation in risk taking and sensation seeking.
Congratulations Rosemary – this is an outstanding achievement!
The Criminology Honours Award: Congratulations Madeline Ulbrick
On Monday 8 December, the 2014 Criminology Dissertation Prize was awarded to Madeleine Ulbrick for her…
Monash Criminology-Warwick links: Dr Flynn’s fellowship posting
Dr Asher Flynn has been appointed a Research Fellow in the School of Law at…
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…
Criminology and Sociology @ the International Symposia on Migration
The School of Social Science, particularly sociology and criminology, contributed significantly to the recent International…
Criminology Postgraduates: graduations, presentations and successes
Criminology postgraduates are making their mark and we support all of their endeavours and celebrate…
Sex work, citizenship and social difference: Julie Ham @Hong Kong University
Julie Ham, a Criminology PhD candidate, recently gave a presentation at Hong Kong University presenting her research…
Negotiated Guilty Pleas: Shifting the Discussion
On 12 October 2014, Monash Criminology’s, Dr Asher Flynn was an invited keynote speaker at…
International impact: Criminology data on border deaths
Leanne Weber and Sharon Pickering have contributed a chapter to a high-profile report on border-related…
Spotlight on: Mental Health and Monash Criminology
It is Mental Health Awareness week across Australia and an important time to consider how…
Monash Criminology’s dynamic presence at ANZSOC
Monash Criminology made a big contribution across the three day annual Australian & New Zealand…
New publication: Incest, Criminalisation and the European Convention on Human Rights
James Roffee’s article on the criminal law prohibiting familial sexual activity (often called incest) has…
Monash Criminology at the European Society of Criminology meeting 2014
The 14th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology was held in Prague (Czech…