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Professor Greg Hearn
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design
Discipline *
Communication and Media Studies, Cultural Studies
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PhD (University of Queensland), BSc(Hons) (University of Queensland)


Communities and new media, Creative industries policy, Media communication, Social impacts of the Internet

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Greg Hearn is Research Professor in the School of Design at QUT.   His research examines social, business and future workforce issues in the adoption of innovation. He is a lead researcher in the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub and a Chief Investigator in the ARC Training Centre for Collaborative Robotics in Advanced Manufacturing. His co-authored books include The future of creative work: Creativity and digital disruption (2020: Edward Elgar); Creative graduate pathways within and beyond the creative industries (2017: Routledge); Creative work beyond the creative industries (2014: Edward Elgar); The knowledge economy handbook (2005 and 2012: Edward Elgar); Knowledge policy: Challenges for the 21st century (2008: Edward Elgar).

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Greg Hearn has extensive teaching undergraduate and post graduate experience having taught in schools of Accounting, Psychology, Management, Labour Relations, Communication and Media. He also has extensive executive education and third party facilitation experience having worked with the Australian Defence Industry at MBA level, many government agencies, public research organisations and private companies.

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