ISM has undertaken several studies related to current social issues in collaboration with experts from several local universities. Among the studies conducted by the ISM were Malaysia's Social Report as the basis in formulating the New Social Model, Culturalisation of Volunteerisms Among Malaysian Society, Tracer Study On Former Residents of Department of Social Welfare Institutions-A case Study at Pusat Latihan Perindustrian Dan Pemulihan (PLPP), Training Effectiveness Study on  Department of Social Welfare’s Officers in ISM, Profile and Factors Study of Runaway Children and Teenager and A Profile Study  of Department of Social Welfare’s Entrepreneurship Program. Studies conducted by ISM aims to enable knowledge sharing and utilisation , especially policy makers, implementing agencies, non-governmental organizations and community leaders at the grassroots level.