Professor Brian Head

Leading social scientist from The University of Queensland Professor Brian Head has received two accolades for his research leadership and expertise this year.

22 November 2012

UQ criminologist Dr Adrian Cherney is heading a research project aimed at examining the factors influencing government legitimacy following post-conflict reconstruction.

3 October 2012
Professor Kathryn Edin.

Poor urban fathers often perceived as “deadbeat dads” have instead been revealed to be seeking a loving bond with their child rather than the mother, according to a study to feature at a Brisbane seminar.

19 July 2012
Sustainable Minerals Institute Director, Professor Chris Moran will be sleeping rough to raise awareness of homelessness in Brisbane.

UQ bosses are facing a cold night sleeping under the stars at South Bank tonight to help raise awareness of homelessness in Brisbane.

21 June 2012
Professors Brian Head and Janeen Baxter.

Two University of Queensland professors at the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) have been awarded with prestigious appointments to the Australian Research Council College (formerly known as College of Experts) – an acknowledgement that...

21 March 2012

Covert prejudice and negative perceptions towards minority groups are a significant problem for Australian communities, according to a new Australian study.

7 February 2012
UQ sociologist Dr Mara Yerkes, co-editor of the book The Transformation of Solidarity

The Transformation of Solidarity, a book co-edited by University of Queensland sociologist Dr Mara Yerkes, tackles the subject of globalisation of national economies and societies where we put a high value on individual rights and self-expression.

6 February 2012