Research Environment

We’re committed to supporting our research community with world-class infrastructure, data management tools and financial assistance across all research programs. From innovative simulation laboratories to extensive grant programs, our enviable research environment will support you to deliver research with purpose and impact.

We have extensive subscriptions to financial databases from a range of premier sources across the globe. These databases are used to produce world-leading research outputs across a range of business disciplines and are accessible for all our research students. 

You can access more than 867,000 research papers from thousands of researchers across 30 disciplines on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) eLibrary. Our research papers are hosted by SRRN and we’re proud to be part of a network devoted to the rapid worldwide distribution of impactful research. 

When you join the Business School as a researcher, you’ll gain access to one of Australia’s major research libraries, along with key business resources to navigate scholarly business journals and reports. 

Our research is brought to life through stories, analysis and evidence-based opinion hosted by BusinessThink. This digital platform empowers industry to engage with Business School research and solve real-world business challenges affecting workplaces today. 


Bizlab is our state-of-the-art simulation laboratory for conducting cross-disciplinary human subject experiments that explore decision making in business and economics. With facilities to support your research project, including 48 touchscreen workstations, bio-physiological measurement instruments, and a registered pool of human-subject participants, Bizlab is truly a world-class facility. 

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Researcher Support

Our student and staff researchers are well-resourced to reach their potential through a wide range of scholarships, research facilities and academic research tools. With personalised library services and research training, you’ll feel supported from day one. 

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Research Journals

Bringing together research that explores equality and justice-based approaches to labour relations, social policy, and economics, the ELRR is the Industrial Relations Research Centre’s official peer-reviewed journal.