December 2016
Creating future leaders for the development sector

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The first of the Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, to form part of the new Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters program kicks off on Tuesday 10 January 2017, launching an... read more

Christmas comes early for students with new scholarship announced

Monday, December 12, 2016

Postgraduate students researching inequality now have the opportunity to expand their career horizons through international experience with a new ISSR scholarship. The Western Travel Scholarship... read more

Welfare dependency or inherited disadvantage?

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Are hard work and individual effort enough to help a person break free from a life of disadvantage, or are there systemic inequalities that prevent some people from becoming the masters of their own... read more

ISSR researcher secures prestigious national fellowship

Monday, December 5, 2016

ISSR’s Dr Francisco (Paco) Perales was recently awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) grant. Dr Perales will receive funding of... read more

November 2016
Cultivating capabilities for Indigenous development

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

When working with Indigenous communities, it’s easy to be so focused on service delivery that you miss the opportunity to facilitate robust development and enact social change. Participants... read more

October 2016
Brisbane Common Ground - Evaluation

Monday, October 24, 2016

It costs more to keep someone homeless The Institute for Social Science Research’s (ISSR) comprehensive evaluation of the Brisbane Common Ground project reveals that governments can save in... read more

September 2016
ISSR Director joins Lateline panel discussion on the Priority Investment Approach to Welfare

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Should Australians lose their welfare benefits if they don’t comply with the government’s new welfare rules? That was the question put to an expert panel including ISSR... read more

Using data for service delivery quality

Friday, September 23, 2016

To help organisations do more with their existing resources, ISSR regularly partners with NGOs, not-for-profits, and government departments to help them better undertand and analyse their... read more

Traditional knowledge leading to new opportunities for Indigenous communities

Friday, September 23, 2016

ISSR congratulates Professor Darren Martin, from UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) for finalising an agreement to work in partnership with the Indjalandji-... read more

ISSR ethnographer awarded UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

ISSR's Dr Cameron Parsell has been awarded a coveted UQ Foundation Research Excellence (FREA) award amidst keen competition. The award, totalling almost $80,000, incorporates both a... read more

RHD Recruitment

Thursday, September 8, 2016

ISSR are seeking to recruit exceptional PhD and MPhil students. We have supervision available around the general topics listed below. These topics are loosely grouped by themes and subject areas, but... read more

August 2016
Pioneering multidisciplinary approaches to improving health outcomes

Monday, August 29, 2016

Scientists and policy makers across the world are increasingly recognising the value of research that spans across various disciplines to develop effective solutions to the world’s most complex... read more

Development and peacebuilding in conflicted societies

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Research Fellow Dr Bryn Hughes recently collaborated on the development of a book titled Complexity Thinking for Peacebuilding Practice and Evaluation. The book encompasses the design, evaluation... read more

How can you fit 80,000 words into three minutes?

Monday, August 15, 2016

Can you explain an 80,000-word thesis in three minutes? That is the challenge set for participants who take part in The University of Queensland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. In... read more

July 2016
A look at Kaiadilt culture through Sally Gabori art

Thursday, July 7, 2016

ISSR Professor Paul Memmott, Director of the Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, provided historical expertise to Dulka Warngiid – Land of All, a retrospective QAGOMA exhibition... read more