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Dr Lyndel Bates


Lyndel Bates

ARC Fellow (DECRA)
Griffith Criminology Institute
+61 (0)7 3735 1429 (Work)
M10 4.02E, Mount Gravatt Campus

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Dr Lyndel Bates is an award-winning researcher and an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awardee (DECRA) with the Griffith Criminology Institute. She has over 15 years experience in leading and managing research projects with a decade of this in senior public policy and research roles for the Queensland Parliamentary Service. Dr Bates has research and teaching interests predominantly in policing (particularly road policing), work integrated learning and translating research into policy. Dr Bates has been awarded approximately a million dollars in external research funding and has been responsible for leading large federally funded government grants in the areas of driver education and young driver compliance. Dr Bates has worked as a Research Fellow with the Policing and Security team at the University of Queensland’s Institute for Social Science Research, and as a Lecturer in the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q) at the Queensland University of Technology.


  • Member
    Griffith Criminology Institute2015


  • Bachelor Of Commerce In Retailing Management
    Griffith University
  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Queensland University of Technology
  • Bachelor Of Behavioural Science
    Griffith University
  • Bachelor Of Commerce With Honours
    Griffith University