We started The Crime Conversation to recognise and celebrate the contributions of women to the field of criminology and to empower women to continue to share their research and change the world. Here are three ways that you can join us in celebrating women in criminology in 2018: 1. Learn about women in criminology Women … Continue reading 3 ways to celebrate women in criminology in 2018
Why do criminologists love crime fiction? Whether it's a court room drama, a serial killer thriller, or a slow-burn detective story, researchers and practitioners in our field seem to love a good crime novel. You'd think our day jobs would exhaust our fascination with crime, but it doesn't. We chose our line of work because … Continue reading Best crime fiction books for summer
Our dream is a criminology community where knowledge flows freely because students and early-career researchers are systematically taught how to communicate their research with confidence and clarity to a range of audiences. That’s why we started The Crime Conversation. Between us, we have over 20 years’ experience studying criminology and working in academia and the … Continue reading Why we started The Crime Conversation
They say the best view comes after the toughest climb. If you’re a student, you’re probably at the pointy end of that climb because you're in the midst of end-of-year exams. We remember that climb: it’s steep, it’s uncomfortable, it’s exhausting, and sometimes it feels like it’s never going to end. That’s why we are … Continue reading How to survive (and thrive) during exams
Who we are The Crime Conversation was established in 2017 to help women in criminology to communicate their research with confidence and clarity. Our aim is to encourage more women in criminology to take the lead on communicating their research with confidence and clarity to solve some of the biggest social justice issues facing Australia. … Continue reading About us
Nothing quite beats the feeling of being listened to by another human being. A good listener makes you feel valued, respected, and that what you have to say about an idea or an issue really matters. Listening effectively means giving all of your attention to what someone is saying - and not saying - when … Continue reading How to be a better listener
Across the world, criminal justice researchers and practitioners are working to end violence against women and girls. Knowledge translation is fundamental to informing and developing evidence-based criminal justice policy which affects women and girls. Today, on International Day of the Girl, we celebrate the work of researchers and practitioners who have contributed to building the … Continue reading Happy International Day of the Girl!