Mag. rer. nat. Christina Ristl

Predoctoral university assistant

T: +43-1-4277-47441


Room: O3.57

Office hours: by appointment

Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Liebiggasse 5

1010 Vienna

Research interests

  • Conceptions of age
  • Impact of conceptions of age on motivation and health
  • Awareness of age-related change
  • Socio-motivational development in adulthood
  • Effects of negative stereotypes on social motivation

Academic career

09/2016 - 09/2020 Research associate at the Austrian Interdisciplinary Platform on Ageing (ÖPIA)
03/2014 - 09/2016 Participation in different research projects, such as for the Austrian institute for family research (Österreichisches Institut für Familienforschung, ÖIF, University of Vienna) and the Austrian institute for systemic organisational consulting and evaluation (Institut für Systemische Organisationsberatung und Evaluation I.S.O)


2015 Magister degree in natural sciences, degree programmes in Psychology (University of Vienna)

Relevant publications by Christina Ristl (formerly Häusler)

de Bruin, S. R., Billings, J., Stoop, A., Lette, M., Ambugo, E. A., Gadsby, E., Häusler, C., Obermann, K., Ahi, G.-P., Reynolds, J., Ruppe, G., Tram, N., Wistow, G., Zonneveld, N., Nijpels, G., Baan, C. (2020). Different contexts, similar challenges: SUSTAIN’s experiences with improving integrated care in Europe. International Journal of Integrated Care, 20(2), 1–5.

MacInnes, J., Gadsby, E., Reynolds, J., Mateu, N. C., Lette, M., Ristl, C., Billings, J. (2020). Exploring the team climate of health and social care professionals implementing integrated care for older people in Europe. International Journal of Integrated Care, 20(4), 1-13.

 Curriculum Vitae

 Publications by the members of our research unit