Associate Professor Christopher Lind

Academic Status

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Health Sciences (7E:524)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Christopher is the senior staff member in the Master of Audiology program and teaches in both the Bachelor and Master of Speech Pathology programs. He has also taught at LaTrobe University and at the University of Queensland. He completed his research Masters degree at LaTrobe University in 1996, and his PhD at the University of Queensland in 2006. His major research interests include conversation repair and acquired hearing impairment, as well as psychosocial aspects of adult hearing impairment. He is on editorial board for the International Journal of Audiology and the International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. He was External Examiner for the Master of Audiology, Universiti Kebansaang Malaysia (2009) and for the Master of Science (Audiology) program at the University of Hong Kong (2010 - 2013).

BA (Melb), BAppSc (Sp Path) (LIHS), DipAud (Melb), MAppSc (LaTrobe), PhD (UQ)
Honours, awards and grants
Christopher has been an invited speaker at international conferences on seven occasions since 2007 in North America, the UK and in Europe. He is on editorial board for the International Journal of Audiology and the International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Christopher was invited onto the Faculty of the Ida Institute, Copenhagen in 2010 and was invited to participant in the WHO's Consensus Conference on the ICF Core Categories for Hearing Impairment, Copenhagen, 2012. He was a visiting academic / clinician at Southampton University / South of England Cochlear Implant Centre, March, 2012 and Visiting International Scholar at the Faculty of Health Sciences' National Centre for Audiology, University of Western Ontario in Canada, May to August, 2013.
Teaching interests

Christopher's major teaching interests include adult hearing rehabilitation, introductory clincial skills and research methods.

Topic coordinator
AUDI9311 Professional Studies 2
AUDI9404 Research Methods
AUDI9214 Research Project
AUDI9301 Professional Studies 1
Supervisory interests
Adult hearing impairment, psychosocial consequences of
Adult hearing rehabilitation
Conversation analysis
Grounded theory
Hearing impairment
Psychosocial consequences of adult hearing impairment
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Communication in Dementia (1), Gesture and adult hearing impairment (1)
Associate supervisor: Stigma and paediatric hearing loss (1), Telehealth and indigenous ear health in rural and remote areas (1), interprofessional Education in Psychology (1)
Associate supervisor: Auditory processing disorders (1)