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Biography

Zarina Vakhitova, PhD is a Monash University Lecturer with the School of Social Sciences specialising in criminology and criminal justice. Her research interests focus on the application of the environmental criminology principles to understanding and controlling crime that occurs in cyberspace, as well as quantitative methods of social research and Bayesian statistical analysis. Her work is published in PLoS One, Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, International Review of Victimology and other international peer-reviewed journals.

Keywords

  • environmental criminology
  • crime analysis
  • quantitative research
  • statistical analysis
  • Bayesian statistics
  • micro theoretical approach
  • situational crime prevention
  • cybercrime
  • cyber abuse
  • routine activity theory
  • victimisation
  • theory testing and development

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Projects 2019 2019

Research Output 2014 2019

Lifestyles and routine activities: Do they enable different types of cyber abuse?

Vakhitova, Z. I., Alston-Knox, C. L., Reynald, D. M., Townsley, M. K. & Webster, J. L., 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 101, p. 225-237 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A script analysis of the role of athletes' support networks as social facilitators in doping in sport

Vakhitova, Z. I. & Bell, P. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 20, 3, p. 168-188 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Changing perspectives on guardianship against crime: an examination of the importance of micro-level factors

Reynald, D. M., Moir, E., Cook, A. & Vakhitova, Z., 1 Nov 2018, In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 20, 4, p. 268-283 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Non-significant p-values? Strategies to understand and better determine the importance of effects and interactions in logistic regression

Vakhitova, Z. I. & Alston-Knox, C. L., 1 Nov 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 11, p. 1-32 32 p., e0205076.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Offender–victim relationship and offender motivation in the context of indirect cyber abuse: A mixed-method exploratory analysis

Vakhitova, Z., Webster, J., Alston-Knox, C. L., Reynald, D. & Townsley, M., 1 Sep 2018, In : International Review of Victimology. 24, 3, p. 347-366 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Contribution to conference

Statistical Society of Australia (QLD Branch) monthly meeting

Zarina Vakhitova (Invited speaker)
6 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference