All the latest about GCI events, research news and media appearances
Griffith Criminology Institute plays host to world-class conferences and founded the Tony Fitzgerald Lecture Series, which focuses on maintaining the separation of powers and fight official corruption. Keep up-to-date with our latest research and read about and listen to our experts’ in the news.
Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference
Griffith Criminology Institute, in partnership with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, hosts the annual Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference every two years in Brisbane. The conference showcases high quality Australian and international research on crime and justice.
Tony Fitzgerald Lecture Series
The Tony Fitzgerald Lecture and Scholarship Program was launched by Griffith University in 2009 to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of the Fitzgerald Report, which uncovered widespread corruption in the Queensland government. The Tony Fitzgerald Lecture is held biennially to commemorate the Fitzgerald Report which was a watershed in the political history of Queensland, Australia, and beyond.
Future of Policing Symposium
Since 2014, GCI has partnered with the Queensland Police Service to deliver the annual Future of Policing Symposium. The symposia are invitation-only events held to facilitate discussion, collaboration and networking between senior police leaders from around Australia and New Zealand, and local and international experts.
Since 2016, Griffith Criminology has partnered with Queensland Corrective Services to deliver the annual Corrections Symposium. The symposium brings together 200 academics, corrective services practitioners and the QCS Research and Evaluation Unit with the aim of developing a better understanding of how research can inform practice.
GCI Seminar Series
Griffith Criminology Institute hosts a large number of seminars throughout the year. Speakers include international and national visiting scholars, industry partners, collaborating researchers and our own members.
Queensland Youth Justice Forum
The Queensland Youth Justice Forum is a joint collaboration between the Queensland Chapter of Restorative Practices International, Griffith University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Griffith Criminology Institute. Held annually, the forum brings together attendees from several agencies, including police, education, youth justice, NGOs and academia to discuss key issues in youth justice.
GCI has hosted multiple seminars, workshops, symposia and conferences since the Institute launched in 2015. To view images and summaries of our past events, please visit our blog GCI Insights.
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Soccer star wins scholarship to study at Griffith
15 Dec 2020
Soccer star Clare Polkinghorne has won a scholarship to help her juggle elite sporting commitments with criminology studies at Griffith.
Study finds more mental health support needed for prisoners
14 Dec 2020
Indigenous Australians have higher prevalence rates for both incarceration and mental disorder diagnoses when compared to non-Indigenous Australians.
From refugee to community justice advocate
24 Nov 2020
Rwandan refugee Amiel Nubaha says his studies at Griffith inspired him to draw on his incredible life experience to give back to society.