Making a meaningful difference
to people's lives

The Institute for Social Science Research is The University of Queensland's (UQ) flagship institute for research innovation and teaching in the social sciences. 

Our research interests are wide-ranging but our work is underpinned by a commitment to building the best possible knowledge to improve economic and social wellbeing for individuals, households and communities in Australia and internationally.

We have a $40 million research portfolio, 85% of which is generated through research grants, contracts with government, industry and the not-for-profit sector, consulting services and other commercial activities. We are unique in our ability to apply academic rigour and expert subject knowledge to real-world problems.


General enquiries

For general enquiries contact:

+61 7 3346 7471

Student enquiries

If you would like to enquire about studying at ISSR please contact our HDR Liaison Officer :

UQ Graduate School


Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR)
Long Pocket Precinct 
Level 2, Cycad Building (1018) 
80 Meiers Rd 
Indooroopilly QLD 4068

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