September 2016
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

Professor Bill Martin

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

With great sadness the Institute for Social Science Research acknowledges the passing of Professor Bill Martin on 27 April 2016. Bill Martin was a sociologist whose undergraduate study was... read more

June 2016
Dean’s Award for ISSR’s first PhD graduate

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Less than 10% of PhD graduates receive the prestigious Dean’s award, chosen from theses nominated by examiners as being ‘exceptional’. ISSR’s first PhD graduate, Dr Art... read more

2016 Finalist for Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award: Excellence in Work-Family Research

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

ISSR is proud to announce that a research paper by Dr Francisco Perales, Research Fellow, Life Course Centre,  Professor Janeen Baxter, Director of the Life Course Centre, and Dr Tsui-O Tai,... read more

May 2016
The Australian Research Council rewards outstanding research in the areas of Alcohol-Related Harms and Understanding of Race Relations

Friday, May 6, 2016

Dr Jason Ferris, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Sciences Research (ISSR), was named on a successful ARC Linkage application led by Deakin University, to measure the impact of lock... read more

Review of Australia's HDR Training System

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Australia’s Higher Degree by Research (HDR) training system is critical to our future economic strength. It provides a highly qualified research workforce, enabling research and innovation... read more

April 2016
ISSR Research Fellow Presents at AAPS Conference

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

How can tradition and custom be applied as legal concepts? Research Fellow Dr Kevin Murphy attempted to answer this question at the Australian Association for Pacific Studies Conference in Cairns... read more

March 2016
Building Resilience in Syria

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

It is five years since anti-government protests in Syria escalated into a large-scale civil war. The Syrian Crisis has undermined key development gains made by Syria and its neighbors and presents... read more

Leadership in Global Development Series

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

ISSR’s inaugural event in our new Leadership in Global Development Seminar Series was held on Thursday 3 March. Dr Michael Woolcock, who is a Lead Social Development Specialist in the World... read more

Summer Scholars enrich ISSR

Monday, March 14, 2016

ISSR thanked the summer scholars at an afternoon tea on the 11th of February, where the post-graduate coordinator, Dr Cameron Parsell, presented them with their certificates.  “Summer... read more

The need for community-led innovation

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

ISSR’s Professor Mark Moran emphasised the need for local innovation to lead over policy solutions in remote Indigenous Australia in a recent article in The Conversation. “Across... read more