July 2013
Institute hosts the RC28 sociology conference

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Scholars from four continents met recently to present their studies on social mobility, education, the labour market and inequality at the annual Conference of the International Sociological... read more

PhDs awarded

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Five former research and higher degree students, supervised by Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) professors, were awarded PhDs at the University of Queensland (UQ) graduation ceremony on... read more

Envisioning Real Utopias

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Internationally renowned scholar and author of, Envisioning Real Utopias, Professor Erik Olin Wright from the University of Wisconsin-Madison talks about the ideas in his book in this... read more

Joan McCord Award for Professor Mazerolle

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Leading University of Queensland (UQ) criminologist Professor Lorraine Mazerolle is the 2013 recipient of the Joan McCord Award for outstanding contributions to experimental research, policy and... read more

$1.2m boost for research to benefit community and government

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Social science research at The University of Queensland (UQ) received a boost with almost $1.2 million in grants awarded to Institute for Social Science (ISSR) research teams. Projects that... read more

Longitudinal data training

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A team of five experts in longitudinal data analysis techniques from the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) recently delivered a targeted training course on longitudinal data analysis for... read more

Journal highlights

Monday, July 15, 2013

These three selected journal article descriptions and abstracts are from a range of research conducted by the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR).   Subjects range from modelling... read more

International network building

Monday, July 15, 2013

Dr Mara A. Yerkes from the Employment and Education program recently participated in the Erasmus Lifelong Learning “Intensive Program” on Enduring and emerging inequalities: the... read more

Australian families’ holistic housing pathways presentation

Monday, July 15, 2013

Ms Melanie Spallek, Senior Research Officer at the Institute for Social Science Research and PhD candidate at the School of Social Sciences, recently gave her mid-candidature review presentation,... read more

Launch of Australasian chapter of the Society for Evidence-Based Policing

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Criminologist Professor Lorraine Mazerolle announced the formation of the Australasian chapter of the acclaimed Society for Evidence-Based Policing, to focus on improving policing practices through... read more

April 2013
Spreading the love of maths to regional and rural schools

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Research Assistant and mathematician at the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Jenna Thompson recently won a 2013 Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) Young... read more

Global Leadership in resilience public event

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

As part of The University of Queensland (UQ) Global Leadership Series, experts from the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) presented a panel discussion entitled, Strong, Resilient... read more

Institute launches book on international policing

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

On 21 March the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) launched the book, Forging New Conventional Wisdom Beyond International Policing: Learning from Complex, Political Realities. The book... read more

Paid Parental Leave Phase 2 report released

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The evaluation report of the second phase of the Paid Parental Leave (PPL) Scheme has been released by the Federal Government’s Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and... read more

Leading international inequality scholars at Institute symposium

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) recently hosted a symposium that featured presentations from four internationally-renowned scholars in race, families and inequality research.... read more