Sharing knowledge and working collaboratively for world-class research outcomes

Griffith Criminology Institute works widely with organisations, other institutions and a range of academics from across Australia and the world. Our collaborative spirit has seen us build strong relationships with government and non-government organisations, strengthening research outcomes and community ties. Furthermore, our reputation as a world-leader in criminological research has seen us team with other universities and academics to build on our research strengths.


GCI’s collaborative spirit has seen us build strong relationships with industry, government and non-government organisations, strengthening research outcomes and community ties. Through collaborative criminology and social justice research, we are finding answers and solutions to society’s key challenges. GCI is actively expanding its collaboration and partnership networks to develop long-term strategic alliances.

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Griffith University's award-winning Industry Mentoring program is seeking mentors from the field of Criminology for the 2021 program. Mentoring is a great way to expand your professional network and connect with the Griffith community while supporting a future professional in your field. The Program provides students with crucial insight into their future careers and makes a tremendous difference to graduate success. The time commitment is roughly two hours per month, and you can customise your Program participation so it works with your schedule.

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University, College and Institute Partnerships (selected)

  • Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science, University College London, UK
  • The Dawes Centre for Future Crime, University College London, UK
  • Thailand Institute of Justice, Thailand
  • Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement
  • Yunnan Police College, China
  • Simon Fraser University, USA
  • George Mason University, USA
  • The Cambridge Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge
  • University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • University of Oxford, UK
  • University of Essex, UK
  • Peking University, China
  • University of New South Wales
  • Macquarie University
  • La Trobe University
  • Southern Cross University
  • The University of Queensland

Industry and Government Partnerships (selected)

  • Commonwealth Department of Social Services
  • Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General
  • Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
  • Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
  • Queensland Department of Education and Training
  • New South Wales Department of Education and Training
  • New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Victorian Department of Justice
  • Queensland Police Service
  • Queensland Corrective Services
  • City of Gold Coast
  • Surfers Paradise Alliance
  • The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Family Responsibility Commission
  • Queensland Family & Children Commission
  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak Ltd.
  • Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council
  • Cape York Partnerships
  • Serco Asia Pacific
  • Armstrong Kutz Lawyers
  • UnitingCare Queensland
  • Anglicare Tasmanina Inc

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Browse the home institutions of visitors and adjuncts to the Griffith Criminology Institute, Brisbane, Australia as well as the locations of PhD completions who now work and reside outside of Queensland.

Blue Marker - Visitors to Griffith Criminology Institute

Green Marker - Adjuncts to Griffith Criminology Institute

Yellow Marker - PhD Completions (and now reside outside of Queensland)

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Inspector Garry Henkel has recently joined the Institute as the 2020 Queensland Police Service (QPS) University Liaison.

Inspector Henkel has been a member of the Queensland Police Service for over 33 years. During this time he has performed roles at various country and metropolitan locations including, general duties, criminal investigations, prosecutions, strategic policy, ministerial liaison, and as the inaugural Police Representative on the Parole Board, Queensland.

Inspector Henkel holds a Bachelor of Education (QUT) and a Graduate Diploma Leadership and Management and is currently enrolled in a Juris Doctor (USQ). Inspector Henkel is also a commissioned officer in the Australian Army (Reserve) holding the rank of Major.

Inspector Henkel’s role at GCI will provide staff with enhanced opportunities to liaise with the QPS for research, whilst also offering students insight and knowledge about policing practices and issues.