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Lecturer in Strategy, The University of Queensland

Gemma Irving is a Lecturer in Strategy at the UQ Business School. Her specific research interests include organisational spaces, collaboration, and professional work. Gemma’s current research agenda focuses on the role of spaces including collaborative buildings, open-plan offices, and the floor of emergency departments, in shaping the day-to-day work of professionals such as scientists, engineers and doctors. Gemma’s research helps managers to make better decisions about workspace design, to implement workspace change, and to support employees to work effectively in open-plan office environments.


  • –present
    Research Fellow in Strategy, The University of Queensland


  • 2016 
    University of Queensland, PhD in Business Management