2019 Visiting Scholars

Professor Gill Kirton

Professor Gill Kirton from Queen Mary University London in the UK visited QUT in February 2019 at the invitation of the Work/Industry Futures Research Program. She delivered a research seminar titled ‘Explaining the intractable gender gap in IT education and employment: Where do we go from here?’ Professor Kirton also facilitated a well-attended publishing workshop for early career research staff and students.


Professor Gerardo Patriotta

Professor Gerardo Patriotta from Warwick University in the UK was hosted by the Work/Industry Futures Research Program in April & May 2019. On Thursday 11 May 2019, Professor Patriotta conducted a workshop for 25 staff and students which examined the techniques that authors can use for developing effective arguments, leveraging academic conventions in a constructive fashion, and communicating clear contributions to their audiences (editors, reviewers, and academic readers).


Dr Eline Jammaers

Dr Eline Jammaers from UCLouvain in Belgium was hosted by the Work/Industry Futures Research Program in September 2019. Dr Jammaers has worked closely with W/IF team member Dr Jannine Williams on research projects and publications concerning disability, work and entrepreneurship.