May 2016
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

February 2016
The final report of the Tasmanian Home and Community Care client group analysis

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A newly released Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) report, Tasmanian HACC Program Client Group Analysis: Final Report, used a variety of data sources to identify the profile of clients... read more

ISSR wins prestigious ARC Discovery grant to investigate impact of public finances on the PNG-Australia borderland

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Professor Mark Moran, with UQ Law Professor Jennifer Corrin, has been awarded a 2016 Australian Research Council Discovery grant. The grant provides funding of over $670,000 over three years to... read more

Serious Whitefella Stuff: When solutions became the problem in Indigenous Affairs

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

How does Indigenous policy signed off in Canberra work—or not—when implemented in remote Aboriginal communities?  ISSR Professor Mark Moran, alongside contributors Alyson Wright... read more

December 2015
Longitudinal analysis course insightful

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

An intensive 5-day course in longitudinal data analysis covered the skills and techniques required to use and manage longitudinal datasets. Professor Michele Haynes said the course, which is part... read more

Indigenous health and architectural space

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

In the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Major Grants Announcement on October 30 a project to improve the architectural design of hospitals for Indigenous users was awarded funding. The... read more

November 2015
Who is the Healthy Welfare Card for?

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Given the high profile of Indigenous disadvantage, is it a coincidence that certain welfare reforms first appear in Indigenous communities before being mainstreamed? Professor Mark Moran, UQ... read more

Report on violent crime released

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

How can violent crime and interpersonal violence be reduced in developing countries? A newly released ISSR research report provides policymakers and practitioners information about policing... read more

Women falling through the cracks

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Silke Meyer on domestic violence Dr Silke Meyer is a postdoctoral research fellow at ISSR who conducts research on domestic and family violence and how it affects the victims and their children... read more

A place to call home

Monday, November 23, 2015

A team of social scientists from The University of Queensland produced a research report with recommendations that will improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable in the community – those... read more