The PFSC works to complement the overarching strategic plan of The University of Queensland.

Our shared commitment is to contribute to the development of the next generation of leaders developing future parenting and family research.

Under our strategic plan, our researchers and staff are dedicated to finding innovative ways to create a world where children, families and communities can thrive.

Our commitment

We share a commitment to working with world-class researchers and institutions and sustaining a research environment that promotes a culture of excellence and integrity.

In the spirit of collaboration and knowledge transfer, we continually develop and maintain productive partnerships with key stakeholders, including industry and international research partners, and provide benchmark student experiences that will lead to clear career-development pathways.

Our overall research focus is to create better lives for children and families globally, regardless of their circumstances.

Innovation to create a world where children, families and communities thrive.