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RIA #33: Dr. Inger Mewburn on Supporting & Training New Researchers

 

Dr. Inger Mewburn

Dr. Inger Mewburn

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Inger Mewburn, a researcher, specializing in research education since 2006. She is currently the Director of Research Training at The Australian National University where she is responsible for co-ordinating, communicating and measuring all the centrally run research training activities and doing research on student experience to inform practice. Inger also runs a popular blog, The Thesis Whisperer, and writes scholarly papers, books and book chapters about research student experiences, with a special interest in the digital practices of academics. She is a regular guest speaker at other universities on publishing, writing, social media and presentation skills.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: The Thesis Whisperer blog [00:00-09:25]

In this first segment, Inger shares how the The Thesis Whisperer blog came to be.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2Building and Supporting Researcher Communities [09:26-19:28]

In segment two, Inger shares about how she came to be a research educator and some of the services she offers as the Director of Research Training at The Australian National University.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Strategies for Maintaining a Strong Writing Pipeline [19:29-31:49]

In segment three, Inger shares some of her tips for maintaining a strong and active writing pipeline.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:22]: Inger’s Research on Academic Blogging

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #2: How to Tame Your PhD [00:00-4:10]

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

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