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:
Advanced Diagnositcs Laboratory
Beltone Anechoic Chamber
Child Amplification Laboratory
Child Hearing Research Laboratory
DSP, Electroacoustics and Apps Laboratory
Family Centred Care Laboratory
Hearing Accessibility and Assistive Technologies Laboratory
Hearing Research Clinical Laboratory
Hearing Science Laboratory
HearCare Audiologic Rehabilitation Laboratory
Human Auditory Phenotyping and Genetics Laboratory
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:
Autism Spectrum and Language Disorders Laboratory
Communicative Participation Laboratory
International Consortium for Communication, Aging and Neurodegeneration (ICCAN)