Christine Susan Bruce
Professor, Information Systems School
Queensland University of Technology
Dr Christine Bruce is Professor in the Information Systems School, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. She has an extensive research and publication profile in information literacy and higher education teaching and learning. She has investigated information literacy and learning across educational, workplace and community contexts with a special emphasis on peoples’ experience of information use. Her most recent book publication on information literacy was Informed Learning, 2008. In 2014 Information experience: approaches to theory and practice was published by Emerald. Christine regularly consults and facilitates workshops on information literacy in the university sector around the world. She has delivered about 20 keynote addresses in the last ten years in ten different countries.
Christine is convenor of the QUT Higher Education Research Network, and Academic Program Director – Research Training for the Science and Engineering Faculty. She served as Director and Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning for the Faculty of Information Technology between 2001- 2006. She was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Fellowship in 2008. She is a an assessor for the Australian Research Council, a member of the Reference Group for the University of San Jose SLIS Research Center, and a member of the Board of Directors for the LiNCS Research Centre at the University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Education. In 2010 Christine received a Library Board of Queensland Award for contributions to information literacy research and education. In 2015 she was admitted as a Principal Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.