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British Society of Audiology conference date announced

Men and women seated around a conference table using an FM system (Courtesy of Phonak)The 2019 British Society of Audiology (BSA) conference is set to take place on Wednesday 5th June. The BSA Annual Conference continues to be the leading UK scientific forum to bring together clinicians and researchers who have an interest in hearing, tinnitus and balance. The event promises to offer delegates the latest in audiology research, […]

Survey: Experiences sought from students with hearing loss

Glasgow Caledonian University student, Laura Aitken is conducting research for her (BSc Hons) Applied Psychology degree. The aim of her research is to investigate perceived attitudes that deaf students face from hearing students, and how these perceived attitudes influence social exclusion, self-esteem and mental wellbeing of the deaf students. Participants must reside in the UK […]

Impact of hearing loss on family members – Edinburgh survey

A Edinburgh student is investigating the impact of hearing loss on family members as part of her university dissertation. Abbey Anderson, who is studying audiology at Queen Margaret University, is looking for individual to support her research by completing an online survey. The study looks at how family members are affected by hearing loss and […]

New Eurotrak data reveals the economic benefit of hearing devices

Recent research from the Eurotrak 2018 study reveals the significant cost-saving for European economies as a result of people wearing hearing devices. The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has recently released the UK data from the latest Eurotrak study, which contains some vital conclusions for the hearing industry and for wider society, […]

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologists

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologistsThe British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced that it is bringing together a panel of experts in audiology that they will consult twice a year.  Their aim is to ensure the technology developed by their members is influenced by the knowledge and expertise of audiologists, and so that BIHIMA’s contribution to […]

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