Her research interests are in data mining, neural networks, recommender systems and medical informatics, in particular classification and prediction tasks. Irena Koprinska has more than 80 publications in these areas, has served on numerous program committees of leading conferences and undertaken extensive reviewing of conference and journal papers, and grant applications. She has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including large first year courses, and has received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2008 and again in 2017, and the SUITS Best Lecturer Award in 2013. As Sub-Dean (Learning and Teaching), Irena Koprinska is responsible for enhancing the quality of teaching in the faculty and promoting good teaching practice.