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Hearing technology manufacturers call for EU response to hearing loss

Woman putting in hearing aidThe British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) works closely with its European counterpart EHIMA, and has lent its support to their recent efforts to raise awareness of hearing loss with EU policy makers. EHIMA submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission in July, which has now received an engaged response from ministers. […]

Event exploring the future of hearing devices for music listening

Hearing Futures at the V& AAn event which will explore the future of hearing device for listening to music will take place this month (October). Head along to the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London on Tuesday 16th October between 1pm and 5pm for free demonstrations and presentations (booking required). The event draws in the work already done through […]

Researchers develop new test for balance disorders

Researchers develop new test for balance disordersResearchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have developed a new testing device using bone conduction technology that is said to offer “significant advantages” over current tests for balance disorders. Read the full story on The Hearing Review: http://www.hearingreview.com/2018/09/swedish-university-researchers-develop-new-test-balance-disorders/

Taxis users’ views sought in Northern Ireland

Taxis users' views sought in Northern IrelandViews of disabled people and older people are being sought on their experiences of using taxis in Northern Ireland. The survey has been developed by the Department for Infrastructure and NISRA with support from Imtac. Its findings will be used to inform future changes to the way taxis are regulated throughout the country. Imtac is […]

British Academy of Audiology – 15th Annual Conference

British Academy of Audiology - 15th Annual ConferenceOrganised by the British Academy of Audiology (BAA), its 15th annual conference and exhibition will take place on the 8th and 9th November 2018 at the ACC Liverpool.   Attracting over 600 delegates and 50 exhibitors along with an array of international speakers, the BAA conference is the largest audiology conference in the UK.   Registration is now […]

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