Research

Using research to improve lives, communities and industry

Thank you to our supporters and collaborators who make our world-class research possible. Through our partnerships with communities, businesses and government, we ensure that our research translates into valuable outcomes for the benefit of all.

Explore this site to discover our expertise and how we may help you find opportunities in the challenges you face.

A word from one of our partners

Daniel Gschwind

“It all comes down to the values – sometimes unspoken values – that you share. These are the most important building blocks that a relationship like this has to start from.

“You can’t always form these things through contracts and MOUs but if you share implicitly and explicitly a set of values then you will have a good partnership and obviously, that is certainly the case with UQ.”

- Daniel Gschwind, Queensland Tourism Industry Corporation, on QTIC's partnerships with UQ

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World ranking expertise in business, economics and law

Excellence in Research for Australia ranks our research above world standard or well above world standard across
all our disciplines.

We employ 275 researchers and supervise 160 higher degree research students as part of the wider UQ research community.

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Research facilities

With our world-class facilities, we can capture and predict consumer and citizen behaviour, model and simulate business and economic scenarios, and research law for local and global innovation.

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Research areas and contacts

Looking for expertise in a particular area?

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Discover our research

Find a researcher who is a potential collaborator through their published insights and analysis

  • VIDEO | Join renowned economist and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics Professor Olivier Blanchard as he discusses the direction fiscal policy should take.
  • COMMENTARY | UQ experts from a range of fields including economics and law comment on the Federal Election, with journalist and alum Madonna King.
  • ADVICE | 3 ways your organisation can build digital trust and protect its reputation, from trust experts in UQ and industry.
  • Inflation in Australia is officially at its highest level in more than 20 years, confirming the price hike people have been experiencing at supermarkets, service stations and in the housing market. 3 UQ experts share insights on housing, investment and wages growth.
  • VIDEO | Dr Dylan Lino, UQ Law, discusses how Australia’s constitutional practices and traditions can support indigenous rights rather than create friction. With an introduction by special guest UQ’s Vice-Chancellor Deborah Terry AO.
  • ARTICLE | We can gauge the value of Twitter by observing its share price, but how much is an individual tweet worth? We can calculate the costs involved in producing a handbag, yet how much does a brand name influence its sale price? This concept of value is being further challenged and disrupted by the rising popularity of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

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Industry hubs in Brisbane

If you're in Brisbane, meet our experts at our city venues.

UQ Brisbane City

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For courses, meetings and mixers meet us at UQ Brisbane City.

UQ Customs House

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For large conferences and visits by international thought leaders, meet us at Customs House.

88 Creek St & 308 Queen St

88 Creek St

We're doubling our city footprint in 2023 to meet increased demand from industry for courses and connections.

Get in touch

Interested in discussing a challenge or an idea with us for your organisation? Get in touch to start the conversation.