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 State of Imprisonment
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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
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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
Postgraduate Retreat 2015
Monash Criminology has welcomed back all of our current postgraduate students and welcomed some newcomers … Continue reading Postgraduate Retreat 2015