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The VC congratulates our Criminology and Justice team

11 Mar 2021

USC's Criminology and Justice team (named in picture order) — Lara Christensen, Nadine McKillop, Susan Rayment-McHugh, Mary Riley and Tim Prenzler (Team Leader) — have been awarded the 2020 Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching.

Only one team is awarded the ANZSOC Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching each year in Australia.

In addition to this award, the following awards have also been received by the Criminology and Justice team:

The ANZSOC David Biles Correctional Research Award: Tim Prenzler, Nadine McKillop, Sue Rayment-McHugh and Lara Christensen; for their report to Queensland Corrective Services: The Effectiveness of Sexual Offender Rehabilitation and Reintegration Programs: Integrating Global and Local Perspectives

Only one team is awarded the ANZSOC David Biles Correctional Research Award biennially.

New USC Criminology and Justice staff member, Emily Moir, has won the ANZSOC Adam Sutton Crime Prevention Research Award. Emily Moir, Barbara Blundell, Joseph Clare, Mike Clare and Eileen Webb, were awarded for their research report for the Queensland Government ​Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, Review into the Prevalence and Characteristics of Elder Abuse in Queensland.