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The Griffith Criminology Institute and the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research present

The applied research in crime and justice conference 2016

 


When:

18th February 2016
-19th February 2016

Where:

Rydges South Bank, 9 Glenelg St, South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia

Speakers:

Professor Todd Clear, Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice, Provost Rutgers University-Newark
Professor Gloria Laycock, Professor of Crime Science, University College London
Associate Professor Belinda Lloyd, Associate Professor of Addiction Studies, Monash University
Dr Don Weatherburn, Director, NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

Cost:

$190-$580

The Griffith Criminology Institute, in partnership with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), invites policymakers and researchers to attend the 3rd Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference, held in Brisbane for the first time, in February 2016.
The aim of the conference is to showcase high quality policy-relevant research on crime and the criminal justice system in Australia.

Keynote speakers include:

Todd Clear
Professor Todd Clear
Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice, Provost Rutgers University-Newark.
Todd Clear has served previously as Provost of the University, and before that Dean of the School of Criminal Justice. Clear has also held professorships at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (where he held the rank of Distinguished Professor), Florida State University (where he was also Associate Dean of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice) and Ball State University. Clear has authored 13 books and over 100 articles and book chapters. He has written on community justice, correctional classification, prediction methods in correctional programming, community-based correctional methods, intermediate sanctions, and sentencing policy. He is currently involved in studies of the criminological implications of “place,” and the economics of justice reinvestment.

Professor Gloria Laycock
Professor of Crime Science, University College London
Gloria Laycock worked in the Home Office for over thirty years of which almost twenty years were spent on research and development in the policing and crime prevention fields. She established and headed the Home Office Police Research Group in 1992. She held fellowships at the US Department of Justice, and the Australian Institute of Criminology in Canberra, before returning to the UK to become Founding Director of the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science. In 2010 she established the Community Policing and Police Science Institute in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She recently became Director of the Commissioned Partnership Programme in the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction.

Associate Professor Belinda Lloyd
Associate Professor of Addiction Studies, Monash University
Head of Research and Workforce Development, Turning Point, Eastern Health.
Belinda Lloyd leads epidemiological projects involving alcohol and drug and mental health research focusing on prevention, risk behaviours, harms associated with alcohol and other drug use, and harm minimisation. Belinda has worked in both government and academic settings, where she has co-ordinated numerous projects involving large data collections, analysis and interpretation. Belinda’s PhD involved analysis of a large longitudinal birth cohort, and examined patterns of mental health and behaviour over the life course.

Dr Don Weatherburn
Director, NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
Adjunct Professor, School of Social Science, University of New South Wales.
Don Weatherburn was awarded a Public Service Medal in January 1998, an Alumni Award for Community Service by the University of Sydney in 2000 and made a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2006. He is the author of three books and more than 200 articles, reports, and book chapters on crime and criminal justice. He is probably best known for his work on sentencing, drug law enforcement markets and the influence of economic factors on crime. Don has been Director of BOCSAR since 1988.

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