How we support members

Griffith Criminology Institute supports members by providing funding assistance for selected initiatives as well as opportunities to invite visiting scholars to run conferences and workshops, organise public lectures and seminars. Support services depend on the type of membership and the strategic relevance of the initiative.

Assistance for members

Members can seek assistance with:

  • Funding support for research related activities and travel
  • Publication support
  • Community and corporate engagement assistance
  • Grant and funding applications assistance
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Marketing and promotion of research initiatives
  • Access to selected research related publications

Types of members

As a research centre within Griffith University, Griffith Criminology Institute follows the membership guidelines set out in the Griffith University Research Centres Policy.

  • Full Member: Level A+ continuing or fixed term appointments who meet the University's definition of a research active academic staff member.
  • Associate Member: Level A+ continuing or fixed term staff member who does not meet the University's definition of research active.
  • HDR Student Member: A student enrolled in a HDR program at Griffith University, undertaking a research which is aligned with the research of the Institute and have a member of the Institute as their principal or associate supervisor.
  • Adjunct Member: Individuals who have been appointed according to the University's procedures for adjunct or honorary appointments, and will be appointed at the Director's discretion.

The Griffith Criminology Institute would like to promote engagement between its members and adjuncts, and as such adjunct appointments will selected based on proposed level of involvement and engagement with current Griffith Criminology Institute members.

The current categories of adjunct are:

  • Honorary Professor – Level E academics of great distinction, outstanding international reputation and an exception, ongoing and sustained track record of academic excellence (duration two to three years)
  • Adjunct Professor – Level E academics or industry professionals equivalent (duration two to three years)
  • Adjunct Fellows – Level A to D academics or industry professionals equivalent (duration two to three years)
  • Visiting Professor – Level E Professor visiting for a short term, engagement may not be ongoing (duration one to twelve months)
  • Visiting Fellow – Level A to D academic visiting for a short term, engagement may not be ongoing (duration one to twelve months)
  • Visiting Scholar – PhD student visiting for a short term, engagement may not be ongoing (duration one to twelve months)

The GCI members website can be accessed here and provides updates on funding opportunities and other information relevant to our members.

Interested in becoming a member?

Contact us to find out more about becoming a member of GCI