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Professor Chris Plack (MA, PhD (Cantab.)) - personal details

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Professor Chris Plack

Role: Ellis Llwyd Jones Chair in Audiology

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 3394

Location:

Division of Human Communication & Deafness
School of Psychological Sciences
Room B1.23
Ellen Wilkinson Building
The University of Manchester
Manchester
M13 9PL

Fax: +44 (0) 161 275 3373

Telephone: +44 (0) 161 275 8281 (PA Dan Owens)

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Biography

Chris Plack was educated at Christ’s College, University of Cambridge, where he obtained a BA in Natural Sciences in 1987 and a PhD in 1990. He worked as a postdoctoral research fellow for two years at the University of Minnesota, and for two years at the University of Sussex, before being awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship in 1994. He moved to the University of Essex in 1998, and was promoted to Chair in 2001. He moved again to Lancaster University in 2005, before obtaining his present position of Ellis Llwyd Jones Professor of Audiology at the University of Manchester in 2008. Chris Plack has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, 12 book chapters, an introductory textbook on hearing, and two volumes as lead editor. In 2003 he was elected a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America.

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

  • Elected Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America in 2003
  • Member of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2013-
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2009-2012

Qualifications

  • 1990 - PhD (Cantab.) - Psychoacoustics
  • 1987- BA (Hons.) 1st class (Cantab.) - Natural Sciences