Thesis Whisperer speaking at Griffith 1 March

Dr Inger Mewburn, editor of The Thesis Whisperer blog, is speaking at an HDR colloquium hosted by the Griffith Social and Behavioural Research College on 1 March.

Inger Mewburn is also  Director of Research Training at ANU. She will be speaking on ‘The end of measurement? Social media meet academia’. The Colloquium is being held at the Ship Inn, Southbank – function room and balcony (S06), 2.02, Level 2

Time:         5 pm arrival for 5:30 pm start – 6:45 pm

There will be a reception on the balcony, following the presentation,  concluding at 7:30 pm

RSVP:      Friday 15 February 2013 to, mailto:

The Colloquium is free. 

A bus has also been organised to pick up HDR students from all four campuses free of charge :

3.00 pm Gold Coast campus, Engineering Drive

3.40 pm Logan campus, University Drive

4.15 pm Nathan campus, South ring road

4.30 pm Mt Gravatt campus, Circular Rd

5.00 pm Drop off at Ship Inn, Southbank

The bus will depart Southbank at 8.00 pm and drop students back at each campus. 
HDR students wishing to attend or use the bus, should contact Denise Hemsley (

Dr Inger Mewburn,  was a research fellow specializing in the field of doctoral  education at RMIT from 2006 and is now the Director of Research Training at the Australian National University. Aside from editing and contributing to the Thesis Whisperer, she writes scholarly papers, books and book chapters about research student experiences. The Thesis Whisperer is a newspaper style blog dedicated to helping research students everywhere which is published once a week and is edited by Dr Mewburn in her spare time.

Inger holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne (2009), a Masters of Architecture (by research thesis) from RMIT (2005), a Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) (1997) from RMIT University as well as a Certificate IV in workplace training and assessment (2001) and a Grad Cert in Spatial Information Architecture (2003), both from RMIT University.

During her time in professional architectural practice, Inger worked at Styant-Browne Architects, Ashton Raggatt McDougall, Lyons and Mirvac P/L. Her interactive digital art work has appeared in magazines and exhibitions around the world including Melbourne, the UK, France, Greece, Austria, China and the USA. Inger taught in architecture programs from 1997 – 2005 in diverse areas including architectural design, theory, communications and research methods.