Research with impact

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 we're 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’.

Question everything. Except your passion.

Sports marketing expert from The University of Queensland Business School, Associate Professor Sarah Jane Kelly, shares how a chance meeting during her MBA enabled her to turn her passion into a career.

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Question everything. Except your impact.

Entrepreneurship expert, Dr Lance Newey, shares how his journey from stocking supermarket shelves to travelling the world as a consultant has led to an unexpected career path and a whole new outlook on life.

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Our Research Disciplines

Our research and consultancy work is grouped into eight specialist areas.

Partner with us to create change in your business

Equipped with the knowledge for change, our world-class academics regularly act as consultants and work alongside top-tier firms as well as governments and not-for-profit organisations both in Australia and internationally. We invite you to collaborate with UQ Business School's cutting-edge researchers to stay a step ahead, solving problems that matter to you, your customers and stakeholders. If you are interested in collaborating with us on research, or would like to find out more information about our professional consultancy, please contact us.

Interdisciplinary Research

Our academics have launched five interdisciplinary research themes that deliver impactful research, consultation and influence on highly topical national and international issues with collaboration across research disciplines, industry, government, the private sector and customers.

The W. James Whyte Visiting Research Fellowship offers the chance for businesses in the tourism sector to collaborate with, or gain advice from leading international scholars at the forefront of tourism research.

Looking to pursue a career in academia or specialist consultancy?

Our internationally recognised Higher Degree by Research programs give you the opportunity to develop analytical and research skills in a specific field of business.