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Dr Margaret Kiley

Margaret Kiley

PhD (Adelaide)
M.Ed.Admin (Deakin)
Grad.Dip.Ed.Admin. (UniSA)
B.Ed. (Uni SA)
Dip T. (Uni SA)


Phone:   +61 2 6125 2690 

Room:   1.31


Teaching interests

Convenes the Graduate Research Field of Education and convenes and teaches EDUC 8004 Research Supervision in CHELT’s Graduate Certificate in Higher Education and Masters of Higher Education.

Research interests

Pathways to doctoral study, Honours, The development of skills in research education, The examination of research theses, Threshold concepts in doctoral education, Conceptions of research, and the Mobility of Australian postgraduate students


Margaret joined CHELT in December 2004 after working for three years at the University of Canberra and eight years at the University of Adelaide in the Advisory Centre for University Education (ACUE).  Margaret has been involved for many years in education at school and university levels in South Australia, Northern Territory, Indonesia, ACT and England. Margaret also holds a conjoint position at the University of Newcastle.

Margaret completed her PhD at the University of Adelaide where she undertook a longitudinal study related to the expectations and experiences of Indonesian research students studying in Australia (download  dissertation (PDF 7MB).

Read more about Margaret's:

  This page details Margaret's recent research grants and interests.
  Find out what courses Margaret convenes and teaches, as well as potential PhD  
  projects. If you're thinking of seeking her as a supervisor you might like to read this. (PDF 124KB)
  Describes Margaret's roles at CHELT and ANU and manuscript and book reviews.
  Read about Margaret's recent work at national and international universities.
  Outlines a complete history of Margaret's academic research career. (PDF 230KB)
View a range of photos from Margaret's workshops, consultancies and presentations.


Updated: 23 January 2014/ Responsible Officer:  Director, CHELT / Page Contact:  Web Publisher