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).

Click on the images below to find out more about our research 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

Help wanted to better understand how eHealth can be used to address the communication needs of adults with hearing loss
16 May 2016 – How can information and communication technologies meet the hearing and communication needs of adults with hearing loss and their families and friends?

The University of Queensland, in collaboration with the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre, is conducting a research project to explore how hearing services could be improved through the adoption of eHealth.

If you would like to participate click on the link above to find out more.

New research suggests self-fitting hearing aids have a positive role to play in developing countries
3 May 2016 –  A new range of self-fitting hearing aids has the potential to meet the growing need for hearing technologies in developing countries and remote locations in the developed world.

The Hearing Cooperative Research Centre (HEARing CRC) and its Member, the National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL), have recently studied the developments of this new technology to provide new insights that will help clinicians make better decisions about the best ways to use them.

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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