Rodney Morgan

Document Type



Edith Cowan University

Place of Publication

Perth, Western Australia


Morgan, R. (1991). Edith Cowan University : developing a criminal justice research strategy : a discussion document. Perth, Australia: Edith Cowan University.


In recent years there has been a concerted effort made by staff within the Edith Cowan University to raise the research profile of the institution. That the University is committed to this endeavour is evidenced by the creation of a research division, the appointment of staff with specific expertise in research design and statistics, the provision of funds to support research projects developed by staff, and seminars on topics such as grantsmanship, research management and proposal writing. The field of justice studies is a potentially rewarding research area within the institution. The courses in justice studies are well established and further supported by the police studies program. These courses are complemented by awards in legal studies and youth work. A critical mass of staff has been achieved through recent appointments. Together with the work being done by the Institute for Security Studies the University has substantial resources to deploy for research purposes in the justice field...