CRIM NEWS - November 2015

Our monthly newsletter includes a collection of announcements, information and feature articles to keep you updated on what’s happening in the School of Criminology.

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Professor receives surprise media attention

This summer, Jennifer Wong received strong media attention for her recently published study on bullying. CRIM NEWS met with Wong to discuss the impact of her study, and her reaction to the media’s response.


Why academic honesty matters

Most students receive talks from their instructors or teaching assistants at the beginning of the semester on academic dishonesty. Many students can probably repeat at least the basic rules of what is considered plagiarism or cheating on a test. Yet, instances of cheating are on the rise – a fact supported by research.


Howard Sapers to deliver 5th Annual Liz Elliott Memorial Lecture

The School of Criminology is pleased to announce that Howard Sapers, the Correctional Investigator for Canada, will deliver the 5th Annual Liz Elliott Memorial Lecture on November 16.


Mitch Macdonald wins best paper award

MA student Mitch Macdonald won best paper award at the International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics, held in Paris, France in August.


Why should I apply for admission to the honours program?

Are you looking for a way to better prepare for graduate school or law school? Or do you want to give yourself a boost in a competitive job market? Then you should consider applying for admission to the honours program.


Shanna Grant-Warmald wins 2015 SFU Hummingbird Award

Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Restorative Justice is pleased to announce this year’s winner of the SFU Hummingbird Award is Shanna Grant-Warmald of Restorative Justice Victoria.



Special Events

5th Annual Liz Elliott
Memorial Lecture

November 16 at 1:30 p.m.
includes presentation of the Hummingbird Award

Law Enforcement Career Fair & Panel
November 19 at 2:30 p.m.


Application for admission to honours program
February 28, 2016
Admission for September 2016