Address

School of Information Technology

 

Contact Details

Email: anushia.inthiran@monash.edu

 

About


Dr Anushia Inthiran is an Adjunct Lecturer at the School of Information Technology, Monash University, Malaysia. She joined Monash University Malaysia as a Sessional Lecturer in 2012. As of 2013, she become a Lecturer at the School of Information Technology. Previously, she served as a Senior IT Security Analyst for 6 years with Standard Chartered Bank. She then was at APIIT/UCTI where she was a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Staffordshire University Computing Degree Programmes for 6 years. Dr Anushia Inthiran is a lifetime member of the Golden Key International Honour Society

Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Monash University
  • PhD, Monash University
  • MSc Technology Management, Staffordshire University
  • Bachelor of Computing, Monash University

Membership

  • The Information Association to the Information Age (ASIS&T)
  • Australia Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Consortium of iSchools Asia Pacific (CiSAP)

Teaching Involvement

  • FIT2001 - Systems development
  • FIT5088 - Information and knowledge management systems
  • FIT2003 - IT professional practice
  • FIT5094 - IT for management decision making
  • FIT5092 - Electronic business
  • FIT3063 - Human-computer interaction
  • FIT5133 - Enterprise architecture and management

Research

  • Information Retrieval and Domain Specific Information Retrieval Techniques
  • Interactive Information Searching and User Studies
  • Medical Searching
  • Consumer Informatics
  • Health Informatics

Publications

Book Chapters, ISI-Indexed Journal Articles and LNCS Book Series 

  1. Inthiran, A (2016) Online Health Search Experience: Sentiments from South East Asia, International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology - Vol. 6 , No. 2 (in press).
  2. Inthiran, A., Selvarajah,V, Lai, NM, Chaiyakunapruk, N, Chong, DWK, Choo, YM ,Ahmad Kamar, A and Rajapakse, J. (2016).Appraisal Strategies Used by Junior Evidence Based Medicine Practitioners, Proceedings of the Library and Information Science Conference, Kyoto Japan 
  3. Inthiran, A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2015),  A user study on the information search behaviour of medical students, Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science, Volume 20, Number 1, pp.61-77
  4. Inthiran, A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2015) A Preliminary Study on the Usage of Search Assisting Features When Searching For a Personal Health Task, A Preliminary Study on the Usage of Search Assisting Features When Searching For a Personal Health Task , Aslib Journal of Information Management, Vol 67, Issue 2 (in press).
  5. Inthiran, A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2014). Insights to the Search Behavior of Non-Medical Professionals Based on Task Difficulty and an Evaluation against New Generation Medical Information Retrieval Strategies, Advancing Medical Practice through Technology: Applications for Healthcare Delivery, Management, and Quality
  6. Inthiran A., Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2012). Medical Students Search Behavior: An Exploratory Survey, Behavioral Computing: Modelling Analysis, Mining and Decision, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp: 337-352
  7. Inthiran A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2012).Medical Information Retrieval Strategies: An Exploratory Study on the Information Retrieval Behaviour of Non-Medical Professionals International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics Jan-March 2012, Vol 7, No.1, pp. 31-45
  8. Inthiran A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2012). Personalization Strategies for Web Search, Human IT: Journal For Information Technology Studies As A Human Science, Issue 11:3, pp. 57-82
  9. Inthiran A., Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2010), A Reflection of Search Engine Strategies, Communications of the IBIMA, Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 126850

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

  1. Inthiran, A (2017) Information Sharing and Search Collaboration Activities of Health Consumers in South East Asia, ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (CHIIR), Oslo Norway (in press).
  2. Inthiran, A. Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2016), Describing Health Querying Behavior, SIGIR .Research Australia Medical Information Retrieval Workshop (MedIR), July, 21st 2016, Pisa, Italy 
  3. Yilma, T., Inthiran, A and Riedpath, D. (2016) College Students from Developing Countries: Where do they Get Health Information? SIGIR  Medical Information Retrieval Workshop (MedIR), July, 21st 2016, Pisa, Italy
  4. Inthiran, A and Soyiri, I. (2015). Searching for Health Information Online for my Child: A Perspective from South East Asia, Asian Digital Library Conference (ICADL) 2015, Seoul, Korea
  5. Inthiran, A., Selvarajah,V, Lai, NM, Chaiyakunapruk, N, Chong, DWK, Choo, YM ,Ahmad Kamar, A and Rajapakse, J. (2015) A Description of Information Search Behaviour during the Practice of Evidence Based Medicine, 5th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference, Putrajaya Kuala Lumpur
  6. Inthiran, A (2015). Do I Talk to the Doctor About Information Found Online. An outlook from South East Asia, Consortium of Information Schools Asia Pacific (CiSAP),Workshop, Seoul, Korea 
  7. Inthiran, A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2015) How do non-medical professionals search for medical tasks across varying levels of topic familiarity? The First Malaysian Telemedicine Conference, 2015.
  8. Siah A.K.L., Trakic A., Lee, G. H.Y., Thanasegaran, H and Inthiran, A. (2015). Open and Closed Book Assessments on Student Learning, The 3rd Dubai International Conference in Higher Education, Michigan State University.
  9. Inthiran A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P K. (2012). The Affects of Task Difficulty on Medical Searches, The 21st International World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2012, Lyon, France 16th - 20th April 2012
  10. Inthiran A., Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P. K. (2011), Profiling a Non-Medical Professional Searcher on a Medical Domain: What Do Search Patterns and Demographic Details Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, Dubai United Arab Emirates, 18th> – 20thDecember 2011
  11. Inthiran A., Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2011), Investigating Interactive Search Behaviour of Medical Students: An Exploratory Survey, Australian Conference in Computer Human Interaction, Canberra, Australia, 28 Nov – 2nd Dec 2011
  12. Inthiran A., Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2010), A Proposal for Combining Information Retrieval Strategies," ARCHER '10 Conference, 18th October Melbourne AustraliaInthiran A. (2010), A Plan For Collaborative Personalization on Medical Search Engines, Doctoral Consortium, 3rd Information Interaction in Context, IIiX August 18th – 22nd, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
  13. Inthiran A., Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P. K. (2010), Collaborative Personalization on Medical Search Engines Using User Exploratory Survey, 7th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery FSKD/ICNC, 10-12th August, Yantai, China.
  14. Inthiran A., Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2010), A Reflection of Current Search Engine Techniques on Medical Search Environments, 6th Intelligent Environment Conference, 19th – 21st July 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  15. Inthiran A, Alhashmi S.M.. and Ahmad, P.K.(2009), Some reflections on Current Searching Techniques, 13th IBIMA conference on Knowledge Management and Innovation in Advancing Economies , 9-10 November 2009,Marrakech, Morocco
  16. Inthiran, A. and Seddon A., Security Policies: Making it Work, Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Information Warfare and Security, Shrivenham, UK , (ECIW 2007), pp. 109-114.
  17. Inthiran. A and Seddon A., Security Models Dissected, MyEduSec (2008), Malaysia.

News Letters

  1. Inthiran, A. (2015). A Reflection of mHealth Interventions in South East Asia,  International Federation Information Processing (IFIP) WG9.4 Newsletter - Information Technology in Developing Countries, July 2015, Available at http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/egov/ifip/july2015/anushia-inthiran.html
  2. Inthiran, A, Alhashmi, S.M. and Ahmed, P.K. (2013). Online Consumer Health: A Malaysian Perspective, International Federation Information Processing (IFIP) WG9.4 Newsletter - Information Technology in Developing Countries Available at http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/egov/ifip/jun2013/inthiran.htm

Academic Grant

Title: Practice of Evidence Based Medicine Amongst Physicians in Malaysia: Is there evidence at point of care and Are we Information Communication Technology (ICT) Ready

Investigators:

  • Prof Nathron Chaiyakunapruk
  • Assoc Prof Lai Nai Ming (Taylors)
  • Mr. David Chong Wang Kwai (IMU)

Funding Period: Dec 2013 - Nov 2016

Funding Body: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) S2 2013 - Ministry of Education Funding Amount: RM 73,000

Professional Appointments

Previous Appointment

  • FIT5133 - EnterpriMBIS Course Coordinator 2014- May 2015
  • Cheif Examiner 2014 e architecture and management

Affiliations

  • Consortium of Ischools Asia Pacific (CiSAP)
  • The Association for The Information Age (ASIS&T)
  • Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)