14 December 2015

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Postdoctoral Researcher opportunity in Magnetoencephalography – apply now!

An exciting opportunity exists at Macquarie University for a postdoctoral researcher to develop and use the magnetoencephalographic (MEG) system to investigate brain responses in adults and children with a unilateral cochlear implant (MEG III). The successful candidate will participate in research projects developing and assessing new noise reduction techniques for MEG III measurements; and planning and implementing research studies investigating the nature and trajectory of brain changes following cochlear implantation.

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8 September 2015

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2 PhD Scholarships at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science – apply now!

The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre is offering two PhD scholarships  in association with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science at the University of Wollongong, to undertake research focused on:
1) Using EQCM to understand electrode-protein-cellular interactions
2) Using BioAFM to understand electrode-protein-cellular interactions

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8 September 2015

2 PhD scholarships at Macquarie University – apply now!hearnetCRC

The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre is offering two PhD scholarships to undertake research focused on:

  1. Hearing Aids and Music (supervised by Adj Prof Harvey Dillon and Dr Jorg Buchholz) – closing date 30th October 2015
  2. Applying virtual sound environments to measure and improve the performance of Cochlear Implants in the real world (supervised by Dr Jorg Buchholz) – closing date 30th September 2015.

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16 July 2015

Research Project Coordinator Position Available (Maternity Leave)

hearnetCRCThe HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) is currently seeking a Research Project Coordinator to fill a position that has become available.

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7 July 2015

Do you want to be part of shaping the future of audiology in Australia?

We are seeking highly motivated PhD Scholars to be part of an exciting team committed to improving outcomes for people with hearing loss. The program of research will focus on the development, implementation, and evaluation of a patient/family-centred hearing rehabilitation intervention.

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29 June 2015

2015 IRC Research Grants closing soon

The Hearing Induirclogo4stry Research Consortium (IRC) is currently seeking innovative research proposals that can improve service quality and client management for hearing-impaired people.

For the 2015 grant round, the IRC wishes to hear from researchers who are collecting and analysing large-scale datasets that are likely to provide new insights into the relationships between clinical practice, patients and patient populations.

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4 June 2015

‘Self-fitting’ hearing aids holds promise for millions

Health services in the developing world could benefit from a prototype hearing aid that assesses a person’s hearing thresholds and automatically adjusts its outputs accordingly.

“The lack of audiologists to assess hearing, fit devices and provide rehabilitation is a major problem in developing countries,” said Professor Bob Cowan, CEO of the HEARing CRC.

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26 May 2015

Excellence in Innovation Award recognises websites’ positive impact on hearing loss awareness

This week, the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) was one of only two recipients of an Excellence in Innovation Award, presented by the Minister for Industry and Science the Hon Ian Macfarlane at the 2015 Cooperative Research Centres Association Conference Dinner at Parliament House, Canberra.

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1 March 2015

Research funding boost sets the stage for live music venues to become hearing friendly

In support of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) ‘Make Listening Safe’ Campaign, aimed at drawing attention to the growing risk of hearing loss posed by unsafe listening practices, the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (HEARing CRC) today announced a pilot study that will help determine how live music venues in Australia can be more “hearing friendly.”

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