Immigration is a particularly charged political issue, researcher Timothy Gravelle says.

Australians’ willingness to accept immigrants and asylum seekers is heavily influenced by the neighbourhoods they live in, a University of Queensland researcher has found.

9 April 2019
Rainbow socks in running shoes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians continue to experience significant disadvantage when it comes to health and wellbeing compared to their heterosexual peers, a University of Queensland study has found.

14 December 2018
Professor Lorraine Mazerolle

An academic journal edited by a University of Queensland criminologist is now ranked third in the world in its field.

31 July 2018

A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

15 March 2017
An adult female buried with a small child at her feet. Photo by A. Fairbairn

DNA found in human bones on two Turkish dig sites has shed new light on the ancestry of European farmers, demonstrating a close link between Europe and Asia.

5 August 2016
Adze fragment

A long-standing debate on the colonisation process of Oceania has been put to rest with new research finding Polynesia was deliberately settled in one of the greatest maritime migrations in human history.

6 July 2016
Yes boys are more likely to dislike school, but it’s more a matter of the social than the biological.

While research generally agrees that boys are more likely to be disengaged with school than girls, there is far less agreement as to why.

14 January 2015