Communication Sciences and DisordersWestern Health Sciences

Research Facilities

Translational Research Unit (TRU) in the National Centre of Audiology

Students and faculty members in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders conduct research on a wide range of topics in areas such as normal and disordered speech production and perception, language disorders, swallowing, hearing by normally hearing and hearing impaired listeners, and the causes and treatment of hearing loss.

National Centre for Audiology

The National Centre for Audiology (NCA) provides an interdisciplinary environment within which to expand knowledge of hearing function, the needs of people with hearing impairment, and behavioural and technological methods to assist persons with hearing loss.

Laboratories and facilties within the NCA:

Speech and Language Sciences

Students in the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders have access to state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities and Canada's largest on-site speech and hearing clinic, the H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic.

Laboratories affiliated with SLP:

  • Aging and Communication Laboratory
  • Autism Spectrum and Language Disorders Laboratory
  • Language and Working Memory Laboratory
  • Language Development and Disorders Laboratory
  • Oral Physiology Laboratories
  • Speech Movement Disorders
  • Voice Production and Perception Laboratory
  • Laboratory for Quality of Life and Well-Being