Our researchers actively pursue practical applications of their research, bringing their work into the everyday world, often in collaboration with UniQuest the main commercialisation company of The University of Queensland.

We also provide regular educational policy and practice consultancy services for a range of government departments and private organisations.

You can see the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty's overview of education research at UQ here.

You can also view details of the Young People, Education and Communities Working Together project at the Faculty website.

Our research project funding partners include:

Our HDR Cohort

Our Researchers

A 40-year UQ study that has followed people with Down syndrome from infancy to adulthood has helped change perceptions and led to the development of programs that are improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities around the world.
Five outstanding researchers and research supervisors from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences were recognised for their exceptional contributions in a range of fields at The University of Queensland 2018 Research Week awards.

2018 Excellence in Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Supervision - Emerging Adviser Award winner:

Dr Ian Hardy - School of Education

2018 Partners in Research Excellence Awards winners:

Associate Professor Kim Nichols and Professor Robyn Gillies - School of Education with Queensland Museum Network, Shell QGC and Queensland Department of Education