Research at UQ Business School

UQ Business School is renowned internationally for its research work. From corporate sustainability to the banking crisis and boardroom diversity, our experts are working to find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing business issues

We are one of the top business schools in the country and were classed as ‘above world standard’ in all fields of research in the Australian government’s 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment. In the latest ERA assessment our business & management; tourism, and information systems research was classed as ‘well above world standard’, while accounting, auditing & accountability; banking, finance and investment and marketing were classed as ‘above world standard’. In this section you can find out more about our latest research publications, our areas of research expertise, and our consultancy and contract research services.

Our Disciplines

Our research, teaching and consulting work focuses on seven different areas.

James Whyte Visiting Research Fellowship

For businesses in the tourism sector, this program offers the chance to collaborate with or gain advice from a leading international scholar at the forefront of tourism research.

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Research themes

Our research is dedicated to delivering bold new ideas. Our research themes encompass a broad range of topics from the business, finance and tourism landscape.

View our current research themes

Higher Degree by Research

Our internationally recognised MPhil and HDR programs give you the opportunity to develop analytical and research skills in a specific field of business. 

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Consulting and contract research

Consulting and contract research are core areas of our business. Our academics regularly act as consultants, working with top-tier firms, governments and not-for-profit organisations.

Our consulting and research opportunities

Research collaborations

Our research and consulting expertise can help your organisation find solutions to your most pressing business problems.  

See examples of our research collaborations

UQ Researchers

UQ Researchers is your online gateway to the research community at The University of Queensland. 

Vist the UQ Researchers website

Research graduates

We're developing the next generation of research scholars by investing in our outstanding HDR graduates.

Our HDR graduates