Keep up to date with the latest news from the School of Social and Cultural Studies.

  • Left to right: Dr Lynzi Armstrong, Associate Professor Fiona Hutton, PhD candidate Jordan Anderson, Professor John Pratt, and Professor Simon Mackenzie.

    A new stack of criminology books

    Congratulations to the Institute of Criminology who are celebrating the publication of five books over the last few months.

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    Covid-19’s effect on assisted reproduction

    New Zealand's rules for assisted reproduction need to be re-assessed in light of Covid-19 closing down international travel and access to options overseas, writes Rhonda Shaw from the School of Social and Cultural Studies

  • Christchurch Mosque reflections

    Christchurch Shooting Mosque attack sentencing hearing

    Dr. Haezreena Abdul Hamid of the Institute of Criminology was appointed by the Ministry of Justice to act as a Malay consecutive interpreter and to also assist the victims of the massacre during the sentencing hearing at the High Court in Christchurch.

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    The silence around miscarriage

    We are more comfortable than ever telling stories about intimate experiences in public, so why is miscarriage still such a taboo subject?