October 9, 2012

Margaret Kiley

Dr. Margaret Kiley works in the Center for Higher Education, Learning and Teaching at the Australian National University (ANU). Her research expertise for over fifteen years has been in research education including: the examination of theses; experiences of international students undertaking research degrees; candidates and supervisors’ conceptions of research; and candidates and supervisors’ expectations of the research experience.

Margaret has been awarded several Australian Learning and Teaching Council research grants including: mapping Honours across Australian universities, examining the curriculum in Australian universities which support the skill development doctoral candidates; pathways into the Australian doctorate; and the possible role of coursework masters in preparing students for PhD entry. She is also a CI on an ARC Discovery grant looking at the role of the oral exam in the doctoral assessment process and a member of an ALTC teaching grant related to leadership in supervisor development.