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Hearing loss and workplace accessibility? Get it on your agenda

Posted on: Monday, May 15, 2017 by Nicola George
Helen SwarbrickHelen Swarbrick, Marketing Executive for Action on Hearing Loss, discusses the importance and value of supporting people in the workplace who have hearing loss. Action on Hearing Loss does a wide range of work to support people in the workplace, such as recent campaign ‘Working for Change’.

The promise of new treatments for hearing loss

Posted on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by Tracey Pollard
Anne Schilder, researcher on the REGAIN projectThe REGAIN project aims to test a new treatment for hearing loss in clinical trials, due to begin later this year. The researchers involved in the project describe the science behind the new treatment.

COMIT’ID research study: New study to improve the future of tinnitus research

Posted on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by Tracey Pollard
Harriet Smith, Research Assistant at the Nottingham Biomedical Research CentreHarriet Smith, Research Assistant at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, discusses a new study that will improve the design of future trials for evaluating tinnitus treatments. Action on Hearing Loss has contributed some funding in support of COMIT’ID.

Predicting how well a cochlear implant will work

Posted on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by Tracey Pollard
Carly Anderson, Research Programme OfficerResearchers from Europe have been studying how the brain adapts to deafness in adult life, and how this impacts on a person’s ability to hear with a cochlear implant. Carly Anderson, our Research Programme Officer, tells us more in her blog.

Personalisable Broadcast Audio: opportunities from new broadcast technologies

Posted on: Monday, April 24, 2017 by Tracey Pollard
Complaints about television speech clarity have been on the rise. Lauren Ward and Dr Ben Shirley, researchers at the University of Salford, tell us how their work is finding ways to make television sound better for people with hearing loss.