2020 Whisper Workshop

The Whisper Workshop. New ways to network. New ideas for research.


9:00 am – 5:00 pm,
Wednesday 25 November 2020.
VENUE TBC.
If you are lost on the day, please phone Tseen Khoo 0413 349 100.

The Whisper Workshop (#Whispercon) brings together twenty people interested in discussing and sharing their expertise. It builds our networks and enables us to share practices and processes. Basically, how – and why – do we do the things we do?

The key theme for the 2020 workshop is wellbeing. 

Past #Whispercons: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018

Key participants

Tseen Khoo

Tseen has researched and published on research funding issues, early career researcher experiences, alternative academic streams, and racial diversity issues in Australia. She is the founding convenor of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network (AASRN; 2006-2017). Her research interests include scholar activism, social media literacy, and academic community-building.

Tseen on LinkedIn | Tseen on Twitter (@tseenster) | ORCID: 0000-0002-5447-061X.

Narelle Lemon

Narelle focuses on engagement and participation in the areas of teacher and learner capacity building and cultural organisations in galleries, museums and other alternative education settings; social media for professional development including Twitter, Pinterest, blogging and Instagram; and working in academia.

Narelle on LinkedIn | Narelle on Twitter (@rellypops) | Narelle on Instagram (@rellypops) | ORCID: 0000-0003-1396-5488.

Inger Mewburn

Inger has been specialising in the study of research education and research student support since 2005. Prior to this she lectured in architecture in various universities and worked in architecture offices for around a decade. Her main areas of research interest are doctoral education theory and practice, research practice and policy, design teaching and online education.

Inger on LinkedIn | Inger on Twitter (@thesiswhisperer) | ORCID: 0000-0003-0683-5255.

Jonathan O’Donnell

  • Co-founder, Research Whisperer
  • Senior Research Initiative Coordinator, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne

Jonathan O’Donnell helps people get funding for their research. To be specific, he helps the people in the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne in Australia. All opinions are his own. He has been doing that, on and off, since the 1990’s (with varying degrees of success). He loves his job. He loves it so much that he has enrolled in a PhD to look at crowdfunding for research.

Jonathan on LinkedIn | Jonathan on Twitter (@jod999) | Jonathan on Instagram (@jodonnell999) | ORCID: 0000-0001-5435-235X.


Attendees – TBC.