We aim to understand crime and promote social democracy. Our researchers lead criminology in the global south.
We conduct innovative research at the intersection of law, health, ethics, and policy. Our end-of-life law research is shaping national reform.
Journals we publish
The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer reviewed journal. We publish critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world. Ranked the #1 Law journal in Australia and the only journal with Scopus Q1 status in the southern hemisphere, this journal is an influential leader in the creation of knowledge.
Law, Technology and Humans is a new international, open access, peer-reviewed journal for original, innovative research concerned with the human and humanity of law and technology.
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QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series: AI in the Wild: Sustainability in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
As technological advancements and the use of AI is more frequently being used to fight climate change and global pollution an interesting question arises: Should we attempt to avoid hyping AI as the earth's saviour?
“Skeletons in the Closet: A Challenge for Medicine, Ethics and Law” - ACHLR / HEAL Coffee with a Colleague Seminar Series
Did you know that there are probably hundreds of sets of real human bones in the cupboards of doctors and other health professionals in Australia - most initially obtained illegally overseas? As well as the ethical issues, there are legal problems - especially regarding their disposal. Anne-Maree, Jonathan and Simon will highlight the issues and suggest some potential resolutions.