Research in the Faculty of Arts, Business and Law encompasses a broad range of academic fields and disciplines. Supervision is available in many of the programs, majors and minors offered in the faculty. Emerging and experienced researchers are strongly supported by the faculty.
Faculty of Arts, Business and Law researchers are committed to scholarly inquiry, creativity and innovation. Students wishing to undertake research at postgraduate or honours level should use the Research Supervisor Search to find faculty staff with the appropriate expertise, publications and current projects.
Potential students often find it difficult to formulate a research question or topic. Please visit research areas to get an idea of the range of research expertise in the faculty. Our ideas for research projects list is also intended to stimulate research topics and research questions.
Current faculty research projects include:
- Experiential learning in planning education
- Infill development for older Australians in South East Queensland
Current Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) students in the Faculty of Arts, Business and Law undertake research projects on a broad wide range of topics and issues.
As an honours research student or a postgraduate higher degrees by research student you will not only enhance your own employment prospects, but in contributing to advancing and applying knowledge, you will play an active role in shaping a better future for all.
The faculty’s research expertise also aligns with that of the Sustainability Research Centre, the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems, the Forest Industries Research Centre, the Tropical Forests and People Research Centre, the Arts Research in Creative Humanities (ARCH) cluster, Engage Research cluster and the Indigenous Studies Research theme and the Adolescent Risk Research Unit both hosted by the Sustainability Research Centre.
The faculty hosts regular research seminars to present the work of faculty staff, HDR students and visiting academics.