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Researcher: Kelty, SF (Dr Sally Kelty)

Fields of Research

Police Administration, Procedures and Practice
Correctional Theory, Offender Treatment and Rehabilitation
Crime Policy
Public Health and Health Services
Courts and Sentencing
Forensic Psychology
Criminology
Sociology
Criminological Theories
Environmental Engineering
Public Administration
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering)
Surfacewater Hydrology
Industrial and Organisational Psychology

Research Objectives

Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice
Rehabilitation and Correctional Services
Behaviour and Health
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Crime Prevention
Families and Family Services
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Natural Hazards
Climate Change Adaptation Measures

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Effective Interagency Communication: The Implications of the Interfaces Project for Practitioners and Criminal Investigations Involving Children; Children: A Resource Most Precious 2013 Conference
'Get it right the first time': Critical Issues at the Crime Scene; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
A step towards improving workflow practices for volume crime investigations: outcomes of a 90-day trial in South Australia; Police Practice and Research: an international journal
An evaluation of the level of service/case management inventory in an Australian community corrections environment; Psychiatry Psychology and Law
Avoiding the wrongful convictions through a better interface between forensic science, forensic medicine and law enforcement; 26th Annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference
Criminological theory: a life-course approach
Dismantling the Justice Silos: avoiding the pitfalls and reaping the benefits of information-sharing between forensic science, medicine and law; Forensic Science International
Evaluation of the IAST Plus Project: Literature Review
Forensic Intelligence; Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences
Forensic science as 'risky business': identifying key risk factors in the forensic process from crime scene to court; Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice
Forensic Science Effectiveness
Forensic scientists' conclusions: How readable are they for non-scientist report-users?; Forensic Science International: An International Journal Dedicated to The Applications of Science to The Administration of Justice
Get it right the first time': Critical issues at complex crime scences; 6th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference
Identifying Excellence in CSI: The role of forensic psychology in the identification and development of excellance in front-line forensic personnel; The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL)
Identifying Excellence in SCI: The ROle of Social Science in Identifying Top-Performance in Crime Scene Examiners; 6th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference
Identifying the form and function of effective interagency communication in serious criminal matters: Findings from the Intefaces Project; 21st International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences
Identifying the form of effective communication between Law, Medicine and Science: Findings from the interfaces project; 32rd Annual Congress: Evolving paradigms in Forensic Practice
Identifying the Form of Effective Communiction between Forensic Science, Forensic Medicine and Law: Preliminary Findings from the Interfaces Project; 6th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference
Identifying the Skills and Attributes of Good Crime Scene Personnel; Australasian Policing
Introduction: Forensics Science and Justice: From Crime Scene to Court and Beyond; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Lawyers and DNA: Understanding and challenging the evidence; 21st International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences
Looking through the crystal ball: do others know what you expect from research projects?; Policing (Oxford): a journal of policy and practice
Managing for success in ARC linkage projects; 22nd Annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference
No burn out at this coal face: Strategies used by Australia's top major crime scene examiners to reduce occupational stress; Annual Congress
No burnout at this coal-face: managing occupational stress in forensic personnel and the implications for forensic and criminal justice agencies; Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
On being happy in uncertain economic times; Economic growth in the 21st century: Perspectives, role of governmental policies, potential and constraints
Physical activity and young people: The impact of the built environment in encouraging play, fun and being active; Physical Activity and Children: New Research
Professionalism in Crime Scene Examination: Recruitment Strategies Using the Seven Key Attributes of Top Crime Scene Examiners; Forensic Science Policy & Management
Professionalism in crime scene examination: recruitment strategies, part 2: using a psychometric profile of top crime scene examiners in selection decision making; Forensic Science Policy & Management
Professionalism in Crime Scene Examination: The Seven Key Attributes of Top Crime Scene Examiners; Forensic Science Policy & Management: An International Journal
Professionalism in Crime Scene examination: Using the seven key attributes of high calibre crime scene examiners to inform an evidence-based holistic recruitment strategy report
Professionalization and Crime Scene Examination; Forensic Science Policy & Management
Psychometric Evaluation Of The Level Of Service/Case Management Inventory Among Australian Offenders Completing Community-Based Sentences; Criminal Justice and Behavior
Research methods for criminology and criminal justice, third edition
Response to Recommendation 2 of the 2009 NAS Report—Standards for Formatting and Reporting Expert Evaluative Opinions: Where Do We Stand?; Forensic Science Policy & Management
Serial offenders: theory and practice
Special Issue: Forensic Science and Justice: From Crime Scene to Court and Beyond; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Success in Forensic Science Research and Other Collaborative Projects: Meeting Your Partners' Expectations; Forensic Science Policy and Management
The 7 key Attributes of Top-Performing Crime Scene Examiners
The effectiveness of communication of expert opinion: Themes from interviews with police and scientists; 22nd Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS) International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences
The Effectiveness of Forensic Science in Criminal Investigations; Criminal Investigation Workshop ANU
The Effectiveness of Forensic Science of Criminal Investigations; Australasian Policing
The Impact of Forensic Evidence on Criminal Justice: Evidence From Case Processing Studies; Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice: Critical Issues and Directions
The Impact of high-performing crime scene examiners and critical issues at the crime scene; National Crime Scene Examiners Group
The readability of expert reports for non-scientist report-users: Reports of DNA analysis; Forensic Science International
The readability of expert reports for non-scientist report-users: Reports of forensic comparison of glass; Forensic Science International
The shift from 'forensic this' to 'for completeness': The insatiable desire for forensic evidence; 21st International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences
Title Invited book review: Interviewing in ciminal justice: victims, witnesses, clients and suspects
Understanding aggression: Why violent sentiments and aggressive problem-solving strategies should be a clear focus in violent intervention programs; Antisocial Behavior: Etiology, Genetic and Environmental Influences and Clinical Management
Violent offenders: theory, research, policy and practice, second edition
What is the value of forensic science? An overview of the effectiveness of forensic science in the Australian criminal justice system project; Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences
What makes a good crime scene officer?; Royal Canadian Mounted Police Gazette
Who Makes a Good Crime Scene Officer?; 20th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences
You have to hit some people! Endorsing violent sentiments and the experience of grievance escalation in Australia; Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
You Have to Hit Some People! Measurement and Criminogenic Nature of Violent Sentiments in Australia ; Psychiatry Psychology and Law
You have to hit some people! Why problem-solving skills are more criminogenic than hostile attributional biases for adult male violent offenders; Psychiatry, Psychology and Law

Research Projects

Communicating Scientific Expert Opinion: What Do forensic Scientists Say and What Do Police, Lawyers and the Jury Hear? (Top-up Scholarship Loene Howes); Australian Federal Police (AFP)
Prediction of Recidivism in a Tasmanian Population: Evaluation and Development of Community Based Risk Assessments (Top-up scholarship H Gordon); Department of Justice Tasmania (DJ)
Projecting Volunteer Resource Requirements Under Extreme Climate Futures; Department of Police and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL), New Zealand 17 to 19 November 2011 (September 2011); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing a Framework for the Internal Evaluation of Prison Based Offender Programs at Risdon Prison
18 to 25 yrs Motor Vehicle Offender Program Desktop Review and Research
Developing Leadership and Higher Level Cognitive Abilities in Forensic Personnel
Dismantling the Justice Silos: Mapping the interactions between forensic science, medicine and law in adult and child sexual assault cases
Ethics for Good Crime Scene Examiners
IAST+3 Approaches to case coordination trial project
Interfaces between science, medicine and law enforcement

Research Candidate Supervision

Analysing fatal interactions between the community and Australian Police. An examination of disparate approaches to investigating police killings focusing on the balance between the public duties and private rights of police who kill in the course of
Communicating forensic psychiatric and psychological opinion- What forensic psychiatrists/psychologists say and what police, lawyers and judges hear?
Communicating Scientific Expert Opinion- What do Forensic Scientists Sat and what do Police, lawyers and the Jury Hear?
Documentation of Animal Bite Marks Through the Development of Animal Dentitions, Both Domestic and Wild In and Around Australia
End to End Forensic Identification Process Project
Intimate partner stalking in Australia- Critical analysis of the use of power and control in stalking
Lawyers and DNA- Understanding and Challenging the Evidence
Measuring the Impact of Forensic Science on Police Investigations and Court Trials
Prediction of Recidivism in a Tasmanian Population- Evaluation and Development of Community-based Risk Assessments
Sentencing Serious Offenders with Cognitive Impairments by Australian Superior Courts (Therapeutic Jurisprudence v Incarceration)