Macquarie University View in browser | Forward to a colleague | Subscribe
  December 2017


This is the last AHH newsletter for 2017.  We would like to take this opportunity to wish all the Australian Hearing Hub members and stakeholders the very best over the festive period.

Cochlear Chair announced at Macquarie University
Macquarie University and Cochlear announced the establishment of the co-funded Cochlear Chair in Hearing and Healthy Ageing at Macquarie University, a role that will strengthen and formalise the strategic collaboration between the organisations.

Read more »
Welcome Dr Brent Edwards, Director, NAL
Brent has a distinguished international reputation in the hearing industry, having spent 22 years in Silicon Valley heading research and innovation development at major hearing aid companies and hearing device startups.  

Read more »
ARC Discovery Project – Listen and learn
Professor David McAlpine, has been awarded funding for an ARC Discovery Project “Listen and learn - statistical learning and the adapting auditory brain”

Read more »
Master of Disability Studies with a specialisation in Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This course is offered by Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Renwick Centre in affiliation with Macquarie University.

Read more »
Beyond Sound: Shepherd Centre graduates shine!
The inaugural event brought together Shepherd Centre graduates, parents and professionals from the technology, employment and not-for-profit sectors.

Read more»
How to improve hearing with music therapy
Music has the power to motivate, move and inspire. From Mozart’s graceful melodies to Bob Marley’s breezy reggae beats, its emotive qualities enhance our health and wellbeing. But can music heal mental and physical suffering or help people with hearing loss listen better?

Read more»
What Plug?
HEARsmart have teamed up with Choice to review over 20 different filtered earplugs to help you make a more informed decision.

Read more »
Seminars in Hearing
Seminars in Hearing special edition, on leisure noise and hearing, guest edited by Dr. Elizabeth Beach, National Acoustic Laboratories and The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre.

Read more »
Events and notices
Master of Disability Studies with a specialisation in Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to meet the needs of each individual with a sensory disability.
Date: February 2018

AHH seminar: A neurophysiological based coding strategy for cochlear implants
Speaker: Dr Waikong Lai
Date: Thursday 8 February
Time: 10.00am – 11.30am
Location: Australian Hearing Hub, Level 1, Lecture Theatre

Planning & Implementing Hearing Healthcare: From Global to Local Solutions
Led by Professor Andrew Smith
Date: Tuesday 6 March – Friday 9 March 2018
Time: Tuesday-Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Friday 9.00am – 1.00pm
Location: Australian Hearing Hub

Public Lecture - Professor Jean Decety
Date: 14 March 2018
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Location: Australian Hearing Hub 

Events and Seminars
To view other Australian Hearing Hub member's up and coming events please go to AHH event page.

Participate in research
We need people of all ages to take part in research projects and help contribute to better diagnosis and treatment.  Take a look at some of the projects we are currently working on and if you're interested please make contact.

3D Print Facility additive manufacturing

Macquarie University's flagship 3D Print Facility boasts the capability to manufacture custom designed components for researchers & industry.


Read more »
World's first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor
Now people living in Australia and New Zealand with severe to profound hearing loss can access the Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor, the world’s first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor and the smallest and lightest behind-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor available on the market.

Read more »
An initiative of Macquarie University, the Australian Hearing Hub brings the country’s best hearing and allied health organisations together.

The Australian Hearing Hub is an initiative of the Australian Government being conducted as part of the Education Investment Fund.

© Australian Hearing Hub 2014

If you are no longer interested in receiving updates you can unsubscribe.