Professor Gavin Sade

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
Office of the Deputy Dean

Personal details


Deputy Dean
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
Office of the Deputy Dean
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Creative Practice


Electronic Arts, Interaction Design, Interactive multimedia design, Sustainability


Film, Television and Digital Media, Design Practice and Management

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


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
  • BMus (Griffith University)

Professional memberships and associations

Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) Member, Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) Convenor, Associate Deans (Learning & Teaching) Network, DASSH Chair, Learning & Teaching Steering Committee, Creative Industries Faculty Chair, Additional Entry Management Committee Chair, Academic Misconduct Committee Chair, Academic Appeals Committee Professor Sade sits on a number of University committees, including the University Academic Board, Curriculum Standards Committee, University Learning and Teaching Committee, Academic Concessions and Student Submission of Assessment Review Steering Committee, QALT Evaluation of Units and Teaching Review Steering Committee and Online Learning @ QUT Committee.


Professor Sade has over 20 years teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, primarily in the areas of interaction design and electronic arts. He has initiated, designed and delivered classes in interactive media design, interaction and user experience design, media technology, web design, design theory/philosophy, and tangible media and physical computing. Gavin continues to teach whilst holding management positions. In 2019 he taught Data Visualisation as part of the Faculty's first online course.

Selected publications

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Research projects