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.
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.
News, events and social media
For the first time in human history, we have the largest population of young people, but they remain an untapped resource for peace building efforts both locally and globally. QUT world-first extensive study into youth-led peacebuilding will investigate the role youth play in building inclusive and durable peace.
Investigating the role of survivors in sexual offender reintegration and desistance: Fulbright Scholar Award
QUT Associate Professor Kelly Richards has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for 2020 and will travel to America in November to further her research on survivors of sexual violence and Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA).