criminology

Child sitting on floor with her head resting on her knees and face hidden

A study of child sexual abuse material survivors found 42 per cent were abused by their father or stepfather, meaning abuse prevention and education services can't assume all parents protect children in their care.

Woman behind bars

The UN has twice called on Australia to dismantle its indefinite detention system for people with cognitive impairments and mental illness, which disproportionately affects Indigenous people.

Eileen Baldry on the rainbow steps, UNSW Mall walkway

Revered academic and advocate Eileen Baldry leads the list of UNSW Sydney recipients of 2021 Australia Day Honours.

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The increasing use of on-the-spot penalty notices by police should have us concerned, a UNSW expert says.

Police at protest in Greece

A UNSW criminologist and an international relations expert walk into a bar … years later their discussions over drinks turn into a book.

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Dr Phillip Wadds says early intervention can challenge toxic masculinity that may have led to the recent unprovoked knife attack on a man in Sydney.

Viewing posts on social media

Sharing footage of crimes and natural catastrophes on social media can be both beneficial and detrimental to the wider community, says criminology expert Alyce McGovern.

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Releasing prisoners will protect community, says a UNSW Professor of Criminology.

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ANZSOC’s Adam Sutton Award for 2019 recognises the impact of the Safety, Sexual Harassment and Assault at Australian Music Festivals project.

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The Safety, Sexual Harassment and Assault at Australian Music Festivals report is the first national study to investigate sexual violence at music festivals.

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