October 2017
ISSR PhD graduate presents to UK House of Commons

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

One and a half years after completing a PhD through ISSR on the influence of legislative frameworks on hate crime victimisation and reporting patterns, Dr Susann Wiedlitzka, together with her UK... read more

Sleep and the restless preschooler: why policies need to change

Friday, October 6, 2017

Not all young children want – or are able – to sleep at the same time. Shutterstock Karen Thorpe, The University of Queensland; Sally Staton, The University of Queensland; Simon... read more

Harms from polysubstance use depend on use patterns and drug combinations

Thursday, October 5, 2017

  Authors: Caroline Salom and Kim Betts Are more harms associated with some injectable drugs than others? Is it worse to use substances singly or in combination?  Do opioid... read more

September 2017
Warm mother-child bonds counteract substance misuse risks

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Author: Dr Caroline Salom Families, with their intricacies and interpersonal dynamics, play a complex role in the development of substance use and mental health disorders among young people... read more

August 2017
Discrimination stands between IV drug users and much needed health care

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Author: Camila Couto e Cruz, Phd Candidate People who inject drugs often experience discrimination from the general public, who may view their substance abuse as the result of personal... read more

July 2017
In-house administrative data spanning 10 years affirms how NGOs can make an enduring impact

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

St Vincent de Paul commissioned ISSR to evaluate the impact of the NGO’s services in addressing needs through analysis of their internal data. Two questions formed the basis of this research:... read more

We need more than just laws to ensure responsible alcohol service

Monday, July 17, 2017

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. There is little evidence that training alone reduces the propensity for over-service of... read more

June 2017
The Wild Australia Show Officially on Tour

Monday, June 12, 2017

ISSR’s Professor Paul Memmott, in partnership with a national multi-disciplinary team of researchers and curators, took the Wild Australia Show 1892-93 back on the road, commencing with the... read more

April 2017
Young women are drinking more than their mothers did

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This article was originally drafted as a UQ media release. Young Australian women are ignoring the dangers of excessive drinking and consuming more alcohol than their mothers did at the same age... read more

ISSR expands expertise in health pathways research

Friday, April 7, 2017

In 2017, ISSR welcomed Professor Rosa Alati to expand the Institute's expertise in health pathways research, with a particular focus on substance use, mental health, and health outcomes.... read more

March 2017
Banning orders won't solve alcohol-fuelled violence – but they can be part of the solution

Thursday, March 9, 2017

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. In Queensland, police can issue on-the-spot ten-day banning orders to patrons who... read more

Recognising that housing is a human right

Thursday, March 2, 2017

ISSR Group Leader Dr Cameron Parsell joined the Victorian CEO of the Urban Development Institute of Australia, Danni Addison, and host Jeremy Fernandez on ABC's Lateline to discuss the concept of... read more

February 2017
ISSR research features on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering

Thursday, February 16, 2017

While discussing the recent expulsion of people sleeping rough outside of Melbourne's iconic Flinders Street Station, the ABC's comedy news program The Weekly with Charlie Pickering... read more

December 2016
Creating future leaders for the development sector

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The first of the Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, to form part of the new Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters program kicks off on Tuesday 10 January 2017, launching an... read more

Christmas comes early for students with new scholarship announced

Monday, December 12, 2016

Postgraduate students researching inequality now have the opportunity to expand their career horizons through international experience with a new ISSR scholarship. The Western Travel Scholarship... read more