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Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity (8-17th Feb 2021)

This event has taken place. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity is underway this week (8-17th February 2021). It celebrates science, technology, engineering and maths with interactive fun and free events across Nottinghamshire. University of Nottingham’s Hearing Sciences department is also involved to raise awareness […]

Views sought on communication experiences during COVID-19

Update: This survey has now closed. The University of Essex (UoE) is working in collaboration with University College London (UCL) to explore the communication experiences of deaf people, and those who have hearing loss, during the Coronavirus pandemic. The key areas they are researching include: Do face masks / coverings make communication difficult? Have you […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – managing social gatherings

By Hearing Link In the third day of our festive blog series, we offer some tips for managing social gatherings at Christmas time. Christmas can be a social time of year, and when you have hearing loss, this may leave you more feeling more exhausted than usual. Groups of people, having to constantly lipread, background […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – looking after your hearing aids

Hearing aidsBy Hearing Link Today, our festive blog series focuses on looking after your hearing aids. After spending much of this year at a distance from our loved ones, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we all want to make the most of any time we can spend with our families this Christmas. If you are hearing […]

Scotland: Share your views on COVID-19 restrictions

Please note: This survey has now closed. During the coronavirus pandemic, restrictions and guidance has been introduced to limit the spread of the virus. These important restrictions have changed the way we shop, travel, work and socialise. Evidence shows that some people are finding it difficult to follow the restrictions completely for a range of […]

Meet the members: Loughborough Lipreading Group

Loughborough Lipreading GroupLoughborough Lipreading Group is a large and friendly class of mixed-ability for people with varying degrees of hearing loss. Before COVID, the group held regular face-to-face lipreading classes.  Like many other social groups, they were no longer able to meet up together in person once the social distancing measures were imposed at local and national […]

Blog: The Other Side of the Hearing Loss Story

Interview with Audiologist, Dr. Raj Sharma By Carly Sygrove I am always interested in talking to people with different types of hearing loss, to learn about their lives and to tell their stories. Yet, I have rarely thought about the other side of these stories—the narratives of the hearing healthcare professionals such as ENTs and […]

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