The Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference 2017

Registrations now open, abstracts invited

Publication date: Friday, 19 August 2016

Registrations are now open, and abstracts are invited, for the 4th annual Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference to be held in Sydney on 15 and 16 February 2017.

The conference, convened by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) in partnership with the Griffith Criminology Institute, showcases high quality, policy-relevant research on crime and criminal justice in Australia.

The 2017 conference will feature keynote speakers including:

  • Elizabeth Drake from the Washington State Institute for Public Policy
  • Professor Jerry Ratcliffe from Temple University, Pennsylvania
  • Professor Rick Sarre from the University of South Australia
  • Professor Steven Raphael from the University of California, Berkeley

Early bird registrations are open until Friday, 21 October 2016.

Visit the conference website for more information or to register.

Abstracts invited

BOCSAR invites abstracts from anyone who has recently conducted or is currently conducting research on crime and criminal justice.

Speakers will be selected based on the quality, originality and utility of the research. Areas of particular interest include policing, offender rehabilitation, situational crime prevention, corrections, early intervention and criminal justice administration. Other research areas will also be considered.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 200 words and clearly explain the aim, method, results and conclusion of the research and conference paper.

Abstracts must be sent to bcsr@justice.nsw.gov.au by Friday, 16 September 2016.

Above: the Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference 2017 is a partnership of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research and the Griffith Criminology Institute.