Lucy Farrar

Lucy Farrar

Associate Lecturer, Speech Pathology

School of Allied Health Science and Practice

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Lucy is an associate lecturer in the School of Allied Health Science and Practice. Lucy is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist and has a background working within primary and secondary school settings. Lucy has clinical and research interests in paediatric language & learning disabilities; with particular interests in the experiences of children and adolescents with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). Lucy currently teaches into first year Speech Pathology courses, as well as the combined Allied Health program.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2021 Associate Lecturer, Speech Pathology University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2015 Australian Youth Ambassador for Development AusAID
    2014 - 2014 Research Internship; Speech Neuroscience Unit University of Melbourne
    2013 - 2013 Research Assistant; School of Geography and Environmental Science Monash University
    2012 - 2014 Sessional Teaching Staff; School of Geography and Environmental Science Monash University
    2012 - 2014 Sessional Teaching Staff; School of Philosophical and Historical Studies Monash University
    2010 - 2010 Research Internship Oxfam South Africa
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2015 Award The Speech Pathology Australia National Award for Outstanding Clinical and Academic Achievement; Masters Program Speech Pathology Australia Association Australia
    2015 Award La Trobe University Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement; Speech Pathology La Trobe University Australia
    2013 Fellowship Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Writing Up); Warwick University (UK) & Monash University University of Warwick (UK); Monash University United Kingdom
    2013 Achievement The Monash University Deans Commendation for Teaching in the Faculty of Arts Monash University Australia
    2013 Award International Undergraduate Research Conference Prize for Best Conference Presentation University of Warwick & Monash University Australia
    2012 Award Monash University Prize for Top Honours Student (Faculty of Arts) Monash University Australia
    2011 Scholarship Commonwealth Jubilee Honours Scholarship recipient Monash University Australia
    2008 Scholarship Commonwealth Scholarship for Excellence and Equity; Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Program Monash University Australia
    2008 Award Deans Award for Student Academic Excellence, Faculty of Arts. Recipient: Semester 1 2008; Semester 2 2008; Semester 2 2009; Semester 1 2010; Semester 2 2010 Monash University Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    La Trobe University Australia Master of Speech Pathology
    Monash University Australia Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
    Monash University Australia Diploma of Languages
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2013 Farrar, L. (2013). Why Men don’t use Condoms in a HIV pandemic. Reinvention: a Journal of Undergraduate Research.
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2013 Farrar, L. (2013). Women, HIV & Marriage: Symbolic barriers to male condom use and the potential for the female condom. In A. Clulow (Ed.), Global Research Student Handbook; Monash University.
    2012 Farrar, L. (2012). Affirmative Action policies in South Africa. In A. Clulow (Ed.), Global Research Student Handbook; Monash University.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2013 Farrar, L. (2013). HIV, Women and Marriage: The potential of the female condom in Sub-Saharan Africa. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Conference of Undergraduate Research.
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2012 Farrar, L. (2012). Exploring the vulnerability of married women to HIV/AIDS. (Undergraduate Dissertation).
Courses Summary
Date Taught

    Course Development

Coordinator Course Title Institution Course Lv/Code URL
2021 Yes     Communication in Professional Practise University of Adelaide HLTH SC 1401 Link
2021 Yes Yes Yes Psychological Foundations in Allied Health University of Adelaide HLTH SC 1405 Link
2013 Yes     Resource Evaluation and Management Monash University ATS3554  
2013 Yes     Power and Poverty: International Development in a Globalising World Monash University  ATS2628  
2012-2013 Yes     The Global Challenge Monash University ATS1325  
2012-2013 Yes     Natural Disasters and Human Vulnerability Monash University ATS1301  

 

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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Member Speech Pathology Program Committee; School of Allied Health Science and Practice University of Adelaide Australia
    2021 - ongoing Representative Consumer Advisory Group; School of Allied Health Science and Practice. Speech pathology program representative University of Adelaide Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2016 - ongoing Member Professional Member (Certified Practising); Speech Pathology Australia Australia
  • Community Engagement

    Date Title Engagement Type Institution Country
    2019 - ongoing Aboriginal Learner Speech Pathology Circle; Professional Member, Speech Pathology Scientific Community Engagement Department for Education; South Australia
    2018 - ongoing Adolescent Special Interest Group; Professional Member, Speech Pathology Scientific Community Engagement Department for Education, South Australia
    2016 - ongoing Developmental Language Disorder Special Interest Group; Professional Member Scientific Community Engagement Rathdown School, Melbourne
  • Position: Associate Lecturer, Speech Pathology
  • Phone: 83137206
  • Email: lucy.farrar@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering Maths Science, floor 4
  • Room: EM406
  • Org Unit: School of Allied Health Science and Practice

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