Seminars & events

One of the Institute

A primary objective of the Sydney Institute of Criminology is to lead, stimulate and contribute to public debate and education. The Institute continues its proud tradition of hosting seminars and events involving an array of world renowned and local experts. Sponsored seminar series and the Professional Development Program contribute to the Institute's calendar of events.

Sponsored Seminars

The Institute highly values the contributions and commitment of our partner organisations that support our public seminars and events.

Beyond Punishment, Corrective Services NSW

Since 2002, Corrective Services NSW has sponsored the Beyond Punishment seminar series established as a forum for research presentations, lectures, panel discussions and formal networking. This program focuses on key issues relevant to criminal justice and the correctional systems.

Juvenile Justice Seminar Series

The Institute of Criminology is pleased to announce the renewal of the Juvenile Justice seminar program sponsored by Juvenile Justice NSW. The seminar series began in 2010 and is a key element of Juvenile Justice’s community engagement program, which aims to better educate the public on aspects of the juvenile justice system. Recent events in the series include:

  • Used and Abused? The term 'gang' and its implications for ethnic minority youth - April 2014
  • The Inbetweeners: Getting Youth Back on Track - April 2013

Centre for Continuing Education

The Centre for Continuing Education and the Sydney Institute of Criminology hold courses throughout the year aimed at criminal justice practitioners, students and others. The Centre for Continuing Education courses focus on delivering practical and applied learning opportunities.

Upcoming courses include:

  • Crime Prevention Masterclass - 4 September 2015
  • Working with Domestic Violence Offenders - 1 October 2015
  • Forensic Psychology - 10 October 2015

Recent courses include:

  • Introduction to Crime Prevention
  • The Psychology of Crime
  • Criminology Through Crime Film
  • Writing Background Reports for Court
  • Managing Young Adult Offenders
  • Drugs, Crime and Brief Interventions for Young Offenders

Further information about these courses can be found here

Publicising Events

Other organisations are encouraged to submit information about upcoming criminology events, so that we may publicise them through CrimNet. If you would like to receive information on jobs, events, reports and research in criminology, criminal law and criminal justice, sign up to CrimNet, an electronic criminal justice information network, sponsored by the Sydney Institute of Criminology: click here.

Sponsorship opportunities

The Sydney Institute of Criminology offers Seminar and Conference sponsorship opportunities to organisations.

Private and public organisations are invited to support debate and education and to receive exposure across the criminal justice sector.