The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) is a collaboration of 21 internationally-recognised organisations. Together, through our research efforts, we will lay the foundation for a new era of hearing healthcare for Australia.

The HEARing CRC conducts world leading research across four distinct areas (programs).

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HEARing CRC Research Program Wheel

Our innovative, multidisciplinary research and development activities address all aspects of hearing healthcare and benefits from the capabilities and infrastructure provided by HEARing CRC Member Organisations.

The research conducted by the HEARing CRC has been made possible by the Cooperative Research Centres Programme.

Latest News

New research shows drug-releasing electrodes may improve cochlear implant performance

24 August 2016 – Promising results have been reported from a world-first study of cochlear implant electrodes designed to not only stimulate hearing nerves but also to slowly release drugs into the inner ear.

HEARing CRC Researchers develop new tests to accurately diagnose children with listening difficulties 

22 August 2016 – Health professionals working with children with listening difficulties can now more accurately diagnose Auditory Processing Disorders using a new collection of tests supported by HEARing CRC research.

Our Websites

Through the HEARnet Online®, HEARnet Learning® and HEARsmart websites, the HEARing CRC has established public information and professional learning platforms to create a greater awareness of hearing loss and hearing loss prevention. These sites, in association with HEARworks®, translate and commercialise our research outcomes into clinical application.

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