The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
Robyn M. Gillies PhD is a Professor of Education at The University of Queensland. Her research focuses on the social and cognitive aspects of learning through social interaction. She has spent over twenty years researching how students can be encouraged to engage in class and learn. Her research spans both elementary and secondary schools and has focused on inquiry learning in science and mathematics, teacher and peer-mediated learning, student-centred learning, and classroom discourses and processes related to learning outcomes.