Dominique is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CYSAR, QUT. She is a justice-health researcher with a particular focus on substance misuse in high risk populations and in high risk settings.
Dr Jason Ferris is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) at The University of Queensland and holds an NHMRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. He leads the Drug Alcohol and Crime Research Program and works within the Research Methods and Social Statistics (ReMASS) Program. He is an Affiliate Senior Research Fellow with the School of Social Science, UQ, and is the chief biostatistician for the Global Drug Survey.
Kerri Coomber is Research Fellow within the Centre for Drug, Alcohol and Addiction Research in the School of Psychology at Deakin University. She has been an active researcher in the field of alcohol-related harms and violence for eight years. Her research interests include: the epidemiology of alcohol-related harms and violence, evaluation of alcohol control polices, and alcohol warning labels.
Peter Miller (PhD) is a Professor of Violence prevention and Addiction Studies at the School of Psychology, Deakin University. His research interests include: alcohol-related violence in licensed venues, predictors of violence (including family and domestic violence), and the behaviour of vested interests. Peter has recently completed three of the largest studies ever conducted into licensed venues, comparing ten Australian cities over three years and talking to more than 22,000 patrons. He has published over 150 journal articles, books and peer-reviewed reports and is currently running five major projects focused on alcohol, drugs and violence nationally and internationally. He was also presented the Excellence in Research Award at the 2013 Australian National Drug and Alcohol Awards.
Renee Zahnow is a research fellow at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. One major branch of her research focuses on alcohol related harm, drug use and violence in the night time economy. She has expertise in spatial and longitudinal analysis and has applied these expertise to examine spatio-temporal patterns of a range of social problems including violence, crime, disorder, disaster effects and fire. Currently Renee has an interest in applying her analytic expertise to examine patterns of drug use, in particular the use of steroids and PIEDs (Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs) and the development of drug using trajectories over time in Australia and globally.