In conversation with Professor Graeme Clark

As we celebrate the cochlear implant, we celebrate an amazing work of innovative biomedical engineering that is a life-changer to many recipients around the world. We take for granted the arduous journey of the cochlear implant since its conception. Eric...

In conversation with Erwin Offeciers

Professor Erwin Offeciers is a renowned adult and paediatric otologist, living and working in Antwerp, Belgium. He has extensive experience in cochlear implantation and has also spearheaded the well described bony obliteration technique. He is to sit on the forthcoming...

In conversation with Jessica Huber, inventor of The SpeechVive

Parkinson’s disease often results in a characteristically quiet voice. But a new device is offering hope to patients who are struggling to be heard. Jessica E Huber. Tell us, what is the SpeechVive? The SpeechVive is a wearable device designed...

In conversation with British actress and NDCS Ambassador, Rachel Shenton

Rachel Shenton, is a passionate advocate for the Deaf community and people with hearing loss. In this interview she explains why hearing loss is an issue so close to her heart. Rachel Shenton, Actress; Ambassador for the National Deaf Children’s...

Panetti Endoscopic Ear Instruments

Giuseppe Panetti is a renowned otologist and one of the forerunners of endoscopic ear surgery. One of his major contributions to ENT has been through designing bespoke equipment to assist in some of the challenges of operating endoscopically. In this...

In conversation with Julian Hamann

In recent years, there has been a definite shift toward the acceptance and use of smartphone technology in the delivery of healthcare. Within the fields of ENT and audiology, there is considerable appeal in the portability, simplicity, affordability, and connectivity...

In conversation with Tim Woolford: BACO International 2018

The British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology (BACO) will take place at the Manchester Central Conference Centre next July. To give you an idea of what to expect at this major UK conference we interviewed Professor Tim Woolford, Consultant Ear, Nose...

In conversation with George Tavartkiladze

For decades, Professor Tavartkiladze has been the personification of Russian audiology and its best known ambassador on the international stage. Hailing from the republic of Georgia, he has led countless seminal initiatives within Russia to advance the science and practice...

In conversation with Nick Jones

“I admit to having felt vulnerable and anxious about exposing my work to scrutiny, and I still do.” From nasal reconstruction to poetry composition: retired rhinologist, Nick Jones - author of new poetry collection, Encounter - tells us more about...

In conversation with De Wet Swanepoel, President of the International Society of Audiology

Gareth Smith caught up with the new President of the International Society of Audiology, De Wet Swanepoel, about the aims of the society, the upcoming World Congress of Audiology and the current state of hearing healthcare in Africa. De Wet...

In conversation with Gregory W. Randolph, President of the AAO-HNS

Dr Gregory W. Randolph. The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world’s largest otolaryngology, head and neck surgical organisation. Declan Costello caught up with its new President, Dr Gregory W. Randolph. Congratulations on your...

In conversation with Ulrik Pedersen, Chairman of the EBEORL-HNS Exam Board

The European Examination Board in Otorhinolaryngology was created in 2008 in order to ‘harmonise the knowledge base among otorhinolaryngolgists throughout Europe’. Declan Costello spoke to new Chairman of the Board, Ulrik Pedersen. Ulrik Pedersen. Congratulations on your appointment as the...