EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy (Social Sciences)
Anthropology & Sociology, Media & Communications

School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, University of Western Australia
2011 – 2015, Convocated Sept 2016
Award: UWA Nominee as best PhD Thesis for the Australian Anthropological Society 

Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme (OIISDP)
University of Oxford

July 2014
Award: Best Student Presentation

International Tutors Program
Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL), University of Western Australia
February – June 2014
Award: Special Commendation

CCI Winter School (CCIWS)
ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries & Innovation (CCI), Queensland University of Technology

June 2013

Bachelor of Social Sciences
Sociology and Gender Studies

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore
2007 – 2011
Awards: First Class Honours, Top Female Student in Sociology, Best Student in Gender Studies

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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Adjunct Research Fellow
Centre for Culture and Technology (CCAT), Curtin University
March 2017 – Present

Visiting Research Fellow
Department of Internet Studies, School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, Curtin University
February – March 2017

Op3n Fellow (writing fellow)
OpenCare Research, Edgeryders
August – October 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore
July 2016 – Present 

Co-investigator
“Living and Dying in the Internet Age”
Science, Technology and Society (STS) Cluster, Asia Research Institute (ARI)
March 2016 – Present

Affiliated Researcher
Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC), Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University
March 2016 – Present

Research Assistant
“Constructing Young People Online”

School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, Curtin University
December 2015 – July 2016

Research Assistant
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
August 2015 – April 2016

Research Assistant
“LGBT Youth Resilience”
ARC Discovery Project, University of Western Australia

October – December 2015

Research Assistant
“Toddlers and Tablets: Exploring the risks and benefits 0-5s face online”
ARC Discovery Project, Edith Cowan University

September – October 2015

Visiting Scholar, Co-lecturer, UROP Co-supervisor
Tembusu College, National University of Singapore

August – November 2015

Visiting Researcher
Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

May 2015

Visiting Doctoral Fellow
Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC), Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University

January – April 2015

Tutor & Guest lecturer
Anthropology & Sociology

School of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia
August 2012 – November 2014

Tutor & Guest lecturer
Communication & Media Studies, School of Social Sciences

University of Western Australia
August 2012 – November 2014

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CONSULTING/INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Details available upon request.
Past clients include fashion labels, F&B businesses, internet personalities, media research companies, and religious organizations. 

2011 – Present

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COURSES TAKEN FOR RESEARCH & WRITING

Open Access Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences, NUS Libraries, 26 October 2016

Publishing Your Monograph with a University Press, NUS Libraries, 25 August 2016

Sociocultural Approaches to Digital Media Scholarship Masterclass, ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, 28-29 October 2014

Researching Intimacy and Personal Life (with Sasha Roseneil), Institute of Advanced Studies, 4 September 2014

Drafting Techniques, Postgraduate Writing Away Retreat Albany, February 2014

Effective use of sources, Postgraduate Writing Away Retreat Albany, February 2014

Postgraduate Writing Retreat Crawley, January 2014

Calling on the right brain, Postgraduate Writing Retreat St Catherine’s College, September 2013

Digital Life Writing Masterclass (with Paul Arthur), Institute of Advanced Studies, 26 August 2013

From Ritual Sex to Sexual Individuality Masterclass (with Gilbert Herdt), Institute of Advanced Studies, 31 July 2012

From Academic Researcher to Entrepreneurial Writer Masterclass (with Simon Clews), Institute of Advanced Studies, 5 June 2012

Research with Impact in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute of Advanced Studies, May 2012

Endnote, Information Services, May 2012

OneSearch, Information Services, May 2012

Completion Masterclass, Thinkwell Workshops for Research Students, April 2012

The seven secrets of highly successful research students, Thinkwell Workshops for Research Students, April 2012

How to write a journal article, SAGE Publications, March 2012

Research Methods, SAGE Publications, March 2012

Information Services database usage, Information Services, September 2011

Academic writing in practice, UWA Graduate Research School, May 2012

Principles of academic writing, UWA Graduate Research School, May 2012

How to write a better thesis, UWA Graduate Research School, April 2012

How to synthesise, UWA StudySmarter, April 2012

How to take notes from readings, UWA StudySmarter, April 2012

How to paraphrase, UWA StudySmarter, April 2012

How to manage academic reading, UWA StudySmarter, April 2012

How to establish and develop written arguments, UWA StudySmarter, March 2012

Conceptualizing your research, UWA Graduate Research School, March 2012

Managing and reviewing the literature, UWA Graduate Research School, March 2012

Writing your research proposal, UWA Graduate Research School, March 2012

Kickstart your research, UWA Graduate Research School, March 2012

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COURSES TAKEN FOR TEACHING & LEARNING

Seven tips on teaching like a pirate, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, September 2014

Assessment 101: Things you need to know about assessment, Sessional Staff Professional Development Day, March 2014

Rubrics: Your solution to assessment woes, Sessional Staff Professional Development Day, March 2014 

Motivation: Engaging your students in meaningful learning, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

Understanding the Australian system: Cultural modes of learning at UWA, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

English language development: Communicating better with your student, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

Small group teaching: Strategies for use in tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

Microteaching, large group teaching, evaluation of teaching resources for future development, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

Things you need to know about teaching at UWA, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

Marking and Providing Effective Student Feedback, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

Teaching Peer Review Assessment, International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, February – June 2014

Using student feedback to improve your teaching, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, October 2013

What counts as evidence of good teaching?, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, September 2013

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