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Audiology Workbook – Third Edition

The Audiology Workbook (third edition) is aimed at students completing an audiology degree. It is designed as an accompaniment to the authors’ textbook, but I feel it could be used as a standalone workbook for any student audiologist. It asks...

Towards AI-assisted RF hearing aids

The development of effective hearing-assistive devices is essential as the prevalence of deafness grows with an ageing population. Where can AI support speech understanding? A team from the University of Glasgow discusses how lip‑reading hearing aids could be the future....

A ‘smarter’ way to examine the ear?

Otoscopes and endoscopes, essential tools for ENTs, audiologists, and general practitioners, are on the receiving end of a modern twist thanks to smartphone technology. Aimed at adapting smartphones for otoscopic and endoscopic imaging, these reimagined devices might just change the...

The future of rhinology: What will come first, a radical change in rhinological management or the decimation of the world?

In this article, Simon Gane looks forward to what the future holds, on the presumption he survives. Setting aside the questions of the UK even existing, the NHS still working, or the fact we’ll be commuting to our jobs in...

AUDIOLOGY - In conversation with Gurjit Singh

Alex Griffiths-Brown chats with Dr Gurjit Singh about his career so far, aims for his time as President of the Canadian Academy of Audiology and his recently developed admiration for Andre Agassi… Dr Gurjit Singh. Tell us about your background,...

Hearing above the noise

No matter the age, hearing loss is debilitating. And is one of the most common chronic disabilities in the world – often considered a hidden or invisible disability.

Award Winning Study: Perceptual and Neural Representation of Consonants in Hearing Impaired Listeners

In 2017, Yaqing Su, a summer intern with Starkey Hearing Technologies studied the perception of spoken consonants by hearing impaired listeners at the Acoustical...

EROC 2024

Tamara Accaoui (left), PhD, Clinical Audiologist, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center and Reine C Al Koussayer (right), BS Medical Audiology Sciences, Clinical Audiologist, Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery,...

Machine learning and the future of otolaryngology

If you are over 30 years of age, you have witnessed a technology revolution that has grossly affected how we live: computers have come from being an oddity to an everyday feature in our households and places of work; the...

Professor Heinz Stammberger’s pioneering contribution and legacy in the field of FESS

It is no exaggeration to say that functional endoscopic sinus surgery would not exist in its current form without Heinz Stammberger. Prof Valerie Lund traces the development of this relatively recent surgical technique. In the early 1980s, a happy combination...

The 5th EHNS Workshop on Head and Neck Robotic Surgery

This two-day workshop focuses on the state of the art in head and neck robotic surgery and related technologies, providing a broad overview of current applications, cutting-edge tools and innovations. Led by a panel of leading surgeons and oncologists, it...

What we need to know about the new frontier of inner ear therapies

This is an interesting and topical review of the emerging biotechnology and pharmaceutical solutions for hearing loss and related conditions such as tinnitus. This paper suggests we are on the cusp of a very large step-change in the way we...