Specialising in several core areas of research

Ranked 132 in the world in the 2022 QS World Rankings, the MQ School of Social Sciences conducts cutting edge research that seeks to understand and engage with a complex and rapidly changing world.

Combining internationally recognised researchers from the disciplines of Anthropology, Geography, Planning, Politics, International Relations and Sociology our work strives to make society more just, liveable and inclusive.

Staff work collaboratively with industry, government, and community organisations to help address the many challenges facing society today.

School research strengths

The School conducts meaningful interdisciplinary research to address complex social challenges. Read about four key areas of research strength:

Disciplinary expertise

All our research is underpinned by strong disciplinary foundations. Read about the areas of research excellence in each of our disciplines:

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Last updated: 05 Sep 2022