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We operate in a paradigm of research excellence and partnership, and provide meaningful outcomes for industry, government, business and communities. We seek to make an impact on our worlds - regional, national and global - and contribute to their economic, social and environmental sustainability and well-being.
Associate Professor Patrick F Walsh
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Associate Professor, Intelligence and Security Studies
Co-Theme 2.4 leader Emerging Threats
Cyber Security CRC
A/Prof Patrick F Walsh is a former intelligence analyst and researcher working on intelligence capability reform in national security and law enforcement contexts. His research publications and grants extend across several intelligence organisational reform issues including: cyber, biosecurity and leadership. He is currently working on emerging threats in the Cyber Security CRC and on an ARC Discovery Grant on Intelligence Ethics and Efficacy of Security Intelligence Collection Post Snowden. He is also an Honorary Visiting Fellow in the Department of History, Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester (UK).
Dr Kath McFarlane
Centre for Law and Justice
Dr Kath McFarlane is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Centre for Law and Justice. She has held a variety of policy roles in bureaucracy, academia and politics, including as Executive Officer of the NSW Sentencing Council, Executive Officer of the NSW Children’s Court and Chief of Staff to a NSW Minister across numerous portfolios (2011-2015). Her doctoral research examined ‘Care-criminalisation’: the involvement of children in out of home care in the NSW criminal justice system’. She is currently the chief investigator in a Criminology Research Council funded-project examining the views of residential care workers, police, magistrates and other professionals regarding children in care's involvement in the justice system.
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