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.
News, events and social media
Improving outcomes for young women offenders must start with a response system designed for them, not male offenders. A global first and QUT-led project aims to discover how these systems could be better designed to improve outcomes for young women.
With the cost of romance fraud to Australians jumping to $83 million last year, up from $60.5 million in 2018, a global QUT survey seeks to better understand the techniques offenders use and protect future victims.