Profile image for Chris K Wilson

Dr Chris K Wilson

Research Fellow


Dr Chris K Wilson is Research Fellow with the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology. For more than 20 years, he has been involved in planning and conducting interdisciplinary social research that engages concepts and methodologies drawn from economics, human geography, history, media studies, education, and policy studies. Chris is currently the principal Research Fellow for the Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) project (, a collaborative venture between Swinburne University, RMIT University, Telstra and Roy Morgan Research that seeks to measure the level and nature of digital inclusion registered by Australians over time. Chris’ other ongoing research centres on media and communications infrastructure. He is currently completing a book on the history of Australian youth radio as well as an investigation into the impact that liberalisation of access to broadcast spectrum in Australia in the 1990s had on social and cultural innovation.

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Screen And Digital Media - 360500
  • Communications And Media Policy - 440701


Also published as: Wilson, Chris; Wilson, Christopher; Wilson, C. K.; Wilson, Chris K.; Wilson, Chris Kane; Wilson, Christopher K.; Wilson, Christopher Kane
This publication listing is provided by Swinburne Research Bank. If you are the owner of this profile, you can update your publications using our online form.

Recent research grants awarded

  • 2019: Australian Digital Inclusion Index *; Telstra Digital Inclusion Index
  • 2019: Digital Literacy Train-The-Trainer (TTT) Program as place-based social action: a pilot program case study evaluation *; Telstra Corporation Limited
  • 2019: Remote Indigenous Communities Digital Inclusion Project *; Telstra Corporation Limited

* Chief Investigator

Recent media

There are no media items to display