Congratulations to Dr. Eddie Shuai Wei and Dr. Jianhua Xu for their recent publication on Conducting Criminological Fieldwork in China: A Comprehensive Review and Reflection on Power Relations in the Field, published in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites social scientists in the interdisciplinary field of international criminal justice (ICJ) to apply for a tenure-track, joint appointment in the ICJ BA and ICJ MA programs and in a department to be determined by the candidate’s Ph.D. or area of research. (Possible home departments include Criminal Justice; Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration; Sociology; Political Science; Economics; Anthropology; Africana Studies; and Latin American and Latinx Studies, with all personnel matters handled through the home department). The position begins in Fall 2022.
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Live and Online Panel Discussion: "Let's Talk Scams" - National Scams Awareness Week
Date: 2021.11.08 (Mon)
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (AEST)
Venue: Online (webinar details will be given after registration).
About this event
Each year, millions of Australians lose money to fraud. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Australians reported over $851 million lost to fraud in 2020, up from $634 million in 2019. While these monetary losses are significant, there are also many wide ranging non-financial harms that result from fraud. The impact can be both devastating and life changing for victims, yet there is a shame and stigma that prevents many from talking about it.
Monday 8th November marks the beginning of National Scams Awareness Week. The theme for this year's campaign is “Let’s talk scams”, and we intend to do this. Please join us for a panel discussion on the topic of fraud and scams, facilitated by Associate Professor Cassandra Cross, with the following leading industry experts from across Australia. The panel will cover all aspects of fraud from policing, to prevention, to support.
The panel will include:
- Delia Rickard, Deputy Commissioner, - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
- Sarah Dreaver, Manager, Financial Crime Investigations, Customer Protect – Suncorp
- Detective Sergeant Karen McAteer – Fraud and Cyber Crime Group, Queensland Police Service
- Victoria Schiffer, Delivery Manager APAC Security and Tom Rhind, Trust and Safety Manager – Seek
This event will be run in person at QUT Gardens Point Campus and via webinar for those who can't attend in person. A webinar link will follow.
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Hong Kong Chapter has established the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Hong Kong Chapter) Prize. The HK Chapter is committed to developing the profession and in doing so, the Prize is intended to help HKU undergraduate students to broaden their learning horizons and develop their career path in finance and compliance. ACFE Hong Kong Chapter is a not-for-profit organization holding social and training activities on a regular basis to connect anti-fraud professionals and promoting professional advancement in the prevention, deterrence, detection and investigation of fraud in Hong Kong.
The ACFE HK Chapter has been collaborating with the Department of Sociology and Centre for Criminology, HKU in promoting training and education in the sector. The Prize is hosted by these HKU units. The Department of Sociology has been providing undergraduate Criminology major/minor programmes and taught postgraduate programme the Master of Social Sciences in Criminology, which provides a foundation for advanced research degree studies in the discipline and offers a professional qualification for practitioners in criminal justice and related fields. Working on a similar vision, the Centre for Criminology, has been researching on crime and deviance and offering regular trainings for practitioners in the field.
Details of the Prize are as follows:
Level of study: Undergraduate
Faculty/Department: All students with a major or minor in Criminology
Year of study: Year 3 & 4
Place of origin: Local Hong Kong students
Selection criteria: Academic merit and an essay of 500 words (on their interests on fraud related issues)
Number of awards: Three per year
Award value: A cash prize of HK$5,000, ACFE (Hong Kong Chapter) training package and one year of post CFE qualification training
Awarding authorities: A shortlist of 15 outstanding students will be invited to submit the 500 words short essay for selecting the awardees
Should you have any enquiries, please contact Centre for Criminology at firstname.lastname@example.org or 3917-7459.