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Simon Ng

Research Officer
Violent and Serious Crime Monitoring

Academic qualifications

  • MTransCrimePrev (UOW)
  • GradDip (TESOL) (UOW)
  • BA (Psychology) (UOW)

Selected employment

Sep 2011 - Research Officer, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra
2009 - 2010 - Research Assistant/Tutor, Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, University of Wollongong
2010 Trafficking Intern, Rights Jessore (NGO), Bangladesh

Current areas of specialisation/expertise

  • Illicit drugs and crime
  • Violent crime and aggression

List of major projects current and past

  • National Homicide Monitoring Program (NHMP)
  • Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA)


  • Ng S & Macgregor S 2012. Pharmaceutical drug use among police detainees. Research in Practice 23. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Ng S 2009. ‘The Struggle between Identities and Radicalisation in Western Countries: Case of ‘Home-grown’ Islamist radicalism’. Unpublished Master thesis. Wollongong: University of Wollongong