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Welcome to the Australian Institute of Criminology
The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia's national research and knowledge centre on crime and justice. We seek to promote justice and reduce crime by undertaking and communicating evidence-based research to inform policy and practice.
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Criminology Research Grants
The Australian Institute of Criminology invites applications from individuals or organisations seeking to undertake quality research which is relevant to both current and future Australian criminal justice policy and makes a substantial and original contribution to criminological knowledge.
The Institute encourages applications from organisations or collaborative teams with a demonstrated capacity to deliver high quality criminological research outcomes.
Application forms are available at: http://crg.aic.gov.au
The closing date for applications is Friday, 29 August 2014
CCTV in Australia Research Project
The Australian Institute of Criminology is currently conducting research into the use of CCTV in public places. Every local government in Australia is invited to participate in an online survey about their use of CCTV. This research is important because it will help to better inform the use of CCTV and other crime prevention initiatives in local communities.
Please contact Shann Hulme (by phone) 02 6260 9242 or (by email) email@example.com for more information about how your council can become involved in this important national research project. Every participating council will go into a draw for a chance to receive one of two free registrations to the AIC rsquo;s upcoming Crime Prevention and Communities Conferences held at the Melbourne Convention Centre on 10-11 June 2014.
ACFT scams survey 2014
Each year the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT) gathers information on scams to help improve the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of scam offenders.
To assist in gathering that information the Australian Institute of Criminology, a taskforce member, runs an online survey each year. Participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous, and you only need to complete the survey once. All responses are treated in confidence.
The survey will be open 1 January to 30 June 2014.
Student Criminology Forum 2014
4 July 2014, Canberra
The Australian Institute of Criminology Student Forum provides a day of presentations and workshops on AIC research, led by our staff. The Forum is free, and designed for students of criminology, police studies, corrections, law or a related field.
Crime Prevention and Communities: Building Better Local Solutions
10-11 June 2014, Melbourne Convention Centre
The Australian Institute of Criminology and the Victorian Department of Justice are hosting Australia rsquo;s 2nd major Crime Prevention and Communities conference, in collaboration with Victoria Police. This important conference, Building Better Local Solutions, will inform local government, urban planners, policy makers, police, criminologists, non-government community organisations, researchers and students
EMMIE, a tool for assessing evaluations for use in policy and practice
Professor Nick Tilley, Tuesday 17 June | 11.00am-12.00pm
Arresting Indigenous imprisonment - past failures and future solution
Dr Don Weatherburn, Thursday 10 July | 11.00am-12.00pm
Sport and corruption in Australia: a case of home-grown talent?
Dr Samantha Bricknell, Friday 8 August | 11.00am-12.00pm
Child sexual abuse
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