National Centre for Audiology in the News

  • Expert sounds warning about child hearing in Canada

    April 22, 2019
    As chairperson of the Canadian Infant Hearing Task Force, National Centre for Audiology investigator Marlene Bagatto said Canada receives a failing grade when it comes to prioritizing child hearing health.

  • Ingrid Johnsrude named Director of Brain and Mind Institute

    April 30, 2019
    Ingrid Johnsrude, an investigator at the National Centre for Audiology and professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is the new Director of Western's Brain and Mind Institute. Her research aims to understand human behaviour through speech, language and hearing.

  • Constant headphone use can cause hearing damage – here's how to prevent it

    May 27, 2019
    Susan Scollie, Director of Western's National Centre for Audiology, spoke with Global News to discuss about the dangers of headphone use and strategies for avoiding hearing loss.

  • Revolutionizing audiology research and education

    October 01, 2019
    Western's National Centre for Audiology has partnered with AHead Simulations in the development of a new patient simulator that has quickly become an invaluable tool for students and professionals in training, research and product demonstrations.

  • New audio dome paints research soundscape

    December 04, 2019
    When exploring virtual reality, most consider the simulation as a visual experience. New technology at Western University will allow members of the National Centre for Audiology to investigate simulated spaces through sound.

  • Seminars on Audition 2020

    December 18, 2019
    Registration now open: 31st Seminars on Audition Assessment and Management of the Tinnitus Patient Saturday, February 22, 2020 North York Novotel, 3 Park Home Avenue, Toronto, ON 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Rate includes Continental breakfast (8 to 9 am) and Lunch