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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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 Program.

Latest News

New online tool helps music lovers look after their hearing health

1 March 2018 – Developed by the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) and its member, the National Acoustic Laboratories in partnership with Choice, What Plug? features reviews of more than 20 different commercially available, high-fidelity earplugs.

NAL-NL2’s commercial success continues with the next generation of hearables

20 January 2018 – Australian ASX-listed start-up company Nuheara has partnered with the HEARing CRC and the National Acoustic Laboratories to license its international, industry-recognised NAL-NL2 hearing aids fitting procedure.

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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