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

HEARing CRC Chair Dr Katherine Woodthorpe receives Order of Australia

13 June 2017 – Congratulations to HEARing CRC Chair, Dr Katherine Woodthorpe AO for receiving an Order of Australia for her ongoing service to the Australian business, innovation and research communities.

CRCA Award recognises PhD research on how visual noise impacts older adult listening skills

6 June 2017 – HEARing CRC PhD Student Julie Beadle (picture right) has won the 2017 Cooperative Research Centre Association’s (CRCA) Early Career Showcase for her research on how visual distractions impact auditory processing.

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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