April 2017
Young women are drinking more than their mothers did

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This article was originally drafted as a UQ media release. Young Australian women are ignoring the dangers of excessive drinking and consuming more alcohol than their mothers did at the same age... read more

ISSR expands expertise in health pathways research

Friday, April 7, 2017

In 2017, ISSR welcomed Professor Rosa Alati to expand the Institute's expertise in health pathways research, with a particular focus on substance use, mental health, and health outcomes.... read more

March 2017
Banning orders won't solve alcohol-fuelled violence – but they can be part of the solution

Thursday, March 9, 2017

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. In Queensland, police can issue on-the-spot ten-day banning orders to patrons who... read more

Recognising that housing is a human right

Thursday, March 2, 2017

ISSR Group Leader Dr Cameron Parsell joined the Victorian CEO of the Urban Development Institute of Australia, Danni Addison, and host Jeremy Fernandez on ABC's Lateline to discuss the concept of... read more

February 2017
ISSR research features on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering

Thursday, February 16, 2017

While discussing the recent expulsion of people sleeping rough outside of Melbourne's iconic Flinders Street Station, the ABC's comedy news program The Weekly with Charlie Pickering... read more

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