November 2011
ISSR welcomes its Summer Research Scholarship winners

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) welcomed its 11 Summer Research Scholarship winners for 2011/2012 at a morning tea on Tuesday 29 November. The UQ Summer Research... read more

Double Accolade for ISSR

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Within a period of two weeks University of Queensland sociologist and director of the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Professor Mark Western received two prestigious accolades. He was... read more

October 2011
Changing face of Australian families explored at UQ workshop

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Experts from government will attend presentations by the nation's leading researchers on families and family policy at a two-day workshop, Family, Work and Well-being over the Life Course,... read more

September 2011
UQ to host unique research centre to benefit Queenslanders

Monday, September 19, 2011

UQ will be the headquarters for a new world class research centre that will improve the social and economic wellbeing of Queensland communities.  The University will collaborate with the... read more

Innovation Award for homelessness research

Monday, September 19, 2011

Dr Cameron Parsell was awarded the 2011 Institute for Social Science (ISSR) Research and Innovation Award last week for his research on homelessness. The Research and Innovation awards for... read more

August 2011
Professor John Western remembered

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

UQ will host a public lecture on Wednesday September 28 to honour the legacy of the late Emeritus Professor John Western AM – the founding father of sociology at the University.... read more

Summer Research Scholarships

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Applications for Summer Research Scholarships are now open at the Institute for Social Science Research!  In 2013/14 ISSR will offer three Summer Vacation Research Scholarships. 

Research and Innovation Awards 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011

The Institute for Social Science Research and the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences are committed to encouraging innovation and creativity in our early career researchers to help... read more

May 2011
UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellowships now CLOSED

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The University of Queensland invites applications for a limited number of Postdoctoral Research Fellowships commencing in 2012, to be awarded to persons wishing to conduct full-time research at the... read more

February 2011
Dr Cameron Parsell and Dr Amanda Hosking win 2010 Dean's Award for outstanding RHD theses

Monday, February 28, 2011

Dr Amanda Hosking and Dr Cameron Parsell both received 2010 Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses in 2010. This award is given to a thesis that receives examiners... read more

January 2011
Australian Laureate Fellowships

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Professor Lorraine Mazerolle, Program Leader of the Policing and Security division at ISSR is one of 15 world-class researchers awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowhsip to tackle some of the... read more

December 2010
APHCRI tender accepted

Friday, December 17, 2010

Associate Professor Michele Haynes in collaboration with Dr Michele Foster was successful in a tender application ‘Utilisation of allied health services by people with chronic disease:... read more

ISSR part of Preferred Supplier Panel

Friday, December 17, 2010

Being part of the NSW Department of Health Preferred Supplier Panel The Institute for Social Science Research together with the School of Population Health were successful in the Expression of... read more

August 2010
Climate Change Confusion

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Survey reveals pollies' climate change confusion A new survey of Australian politicans shows a clear majority believe climate change is happening, but many appear to be unsure about some of... read more

July 2010
ISSR wins contract to evaluate Paid Parental Leave scheme

Thursday, July 15, 2010

A collaborative research team led by Professor Bill Martin of ISSR will conduct the Federal Government's Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme evaluation. The Minister for Families, Housing,... read more