Anushia Inthiran

Senior Lecturer Above the BarAnushia Inthiran

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To enable a fun and interactive learning and teaching environment. Conduct and publish engaging multidisciplinary research studies.


Research Interests

Anushia Inthiran served as a Senior IT Security Analyst for 6 years with Standard Chartered Bank prior to embarking in a career in academia. Shen then joined APIIT as a Senior Lecturer and Program Leader for the Staffordshire University Computing Degree Programmes. Thereafter she pursued her academic career with Monash University in 2012 as a Lecturer and Course Director of the Master of Business Information Systems postgraduate degree program. In 2016, she was awarded the Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning by the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. In 2021, the University of Canterbury Student Association (USCA) awarded her the Student Choice award for Postgraduate Supervisor of the Year.
Anushia was awarded the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme by the Malaysian government as Primary Investigator in 2013. This research grant allowed her and her team to examine the information search behaviour of physicians during the practice of evidence based medicine. She is well published and serves as an editorial board member, track chair and reviewer on a number of highly ranked journals and conferences. Anushia is an alumna of the New Zealand Women in Leadership Programme (NZWiL). Her PhD students have been awarded the Association of Computer Machinery (ACM) and Association of Computer Machinery Special Interest Group (ACMSIGIR- Women in IT) travel grants on several occasions. Anushia is an adjunct research associate with Monash University.

Recent Publications

  • Ageng K. and Inthiran A. (2022) Information Seeking Behaviour amongst First-time Southeast Asian Expectant Fathers. In Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2022).
  • Degu AB., Yilma TM., Beshir MA. and Inthiran A. (2022) Evidence-based practice and its associated factors among point-of-care nurses working at the teaching and specialized hospitals of Northwest Ethiopia: A concurrent study. PLoS ONE 17(5 May)
  • Inthiran A., Honey M. and Basu A. (2022) Current Online Health Information Searching Practices of New Zealanders: Preliminary Results from a Pilot Study. In Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2022 (ACIS).
  • Muhamad NA., Selvarajah V., Dharmaratne A., Inthiran A., Mohd Dali, NS., Chaiyakunapruk, N. and Lai NM. (2022) Online searching as a practice for Evidence-based Medicine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Universiti Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia: A Crosssectional Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Formative Research 6(4)
  • Saw CC. and Inthiran A. (2022) Designing for Trust on E-Commerce Websites Using Two of the Big Five Personality Traits. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research 17(2) 375-393.