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Hear me out – technology can be a game changer

Posted on: Monday, October 24, 2016 by Nicola George
Keynote speaker, usability and accessibility consultant specialising in assistive technology and design for those with sensory impairment, Molly Watt of the Molly Watt Trust shares her personal experience of the enhancing benefits of technology.

Why I took up the challenge to run “deaf” three marathons

Posted on: Monday, October 24, 2016 by Nicola George
Philip Powell, a 33 hairdresser and part-time DJ from Vinters Park, decided to run “deaf” 3 marathons in support of Action on Hearing Loss. Here he explains what he learnt from this sometimes tough, sometimes hilarious, experience

Signly gathers pace

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2016 by Nicola George
Following the launch of Signly a few months ago, Product Champion Philip Boyle gives us an update on how it is extending access to information for BSL users, and a glimpse of future developments.

Annual report 2015-16 – Impact

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 by Heloise Heau

Annual plan We’re very proud of the substantial progress we’ve made this year in meeting our core objectives: providing support and care, developing technology and treatments, and campaigning for equality for those confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss.


Pinning down the genes in age-related hearing loss

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 by Katy Bugg

This month, our newest PhD students will be starting their studies, investigating areas such as age-related hearing loss, auditory processing disorders, and tinnitus. Pooja Takhar, from our Biomedical Research team, tells us more about what they’ll be studying.