Investigators

Sumit Agrawal

Sumit Agrawal

Assistant Professor and Research Director, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

  • Surgical simulation
  • Tympanic membrane and middle-ear biomechanics
  • Vestibular disorders
Prudence Allen

Prudence Allen

Associate Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • Assessment of developmental changes in chidren's ability to process complex sounds
  • Central auditory processing disorders
  • Effects of noise on academic skills and achievement
Brian Allman

Brian Allman

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • Multisensory processing
  • Cortical plasticity following hearing loss
  • Tinnitus and its risk factors
Ankmnal Veerana

Samgamanatha Ankmnal-Veeranna

Research Associate/Project Co-ordinator, National Centre for Audiology

  • Temporal and spectral processing in different age groups (normal and hearing impaired)
  • Objective/physiological assessment of auditory processing
  • Auditory Endophenotype in different hearing disorders
Marlene Bagatto

Marlene Bagatto

Assistant Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders

  • Policy and practice integration in the area of pediatric audiology
  • Pediatric amplfication
  • Early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs
Blake Butler

Blake Butler

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

  • Sensory systems development
  • Sensory loss and neuroplasticity
  • Multisensory integration
Janis Cardy

Janis Cardy

Associate Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders

  • Neural, genetic and processing underpinnings of language development and disorders in children
  • Overlap between developmental disorders such as language impairment and autism spectrum disorders
Paula Folkeard

Paula Folkeard

Senior Research Associate, National Centre for Audiology

  • Adult amplification and outcome measurement
  • Product and procedure validation
  • Industry-sponsored research
Danielle Glista

Danielle Glista

Assistant Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • Connected hearing healthcare, ehealth, mhealth
  • Hearing aid fitting and signal processing
  • Aided outcome measurement
Mary Beth Jennings

Mary Beth Jennings (on leave)

Associate Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders

  • Adult aural rehabilitation
  • Barriers and facilitators to hearing assistive technology use
  • Universal design principles for hearing
Ingrid Johnsrude

Ingrid Johnsrude

Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders and Department of Psychology; Director, Brain and Mind Institute

  • Auditory perceptual organization
  • Cognitive neuroscience of speech and hearing and cognitive aging
  • Speech listening in adverse conditions
  • Neuroimaging (fMRI, EEG) in perception and cognition
Hanif Ladak

Hanif Ladak

Professor, Departments of Medical Biophysics/Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Mechanical behaviour of the middle ear
  • Design and testing of medical image processing algorithms
  • Surgical training simulation with applications to the ear, nose and throat
Ewan Macpherson

Ewan Macpherson

Associate Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders

  • Spatial and binaural hearing by hearing impaired and normally hearing listeners
  • Effects of cochlear implant processing strategies on spatial hearing
  • Active sound localization via listener head movements
Sheila Moodie

Sheila Moodie

Associate Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders

  • Integrated Knowledge Translation
  • Moving evidence into clinical practice
  • Changing practice behaviour / implementation science
  • Family support & education for children with hearing loss
Lorne Parnes

Lorne Parnes

Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

  • Vestibular disorders
  • Hearing loss including cochlear implants
  • Facial nerve disorders
Vijay Parsa

Vijay Parsa

Associate Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders and Faculty of Engineering

  • Speech and audio processing
  • Electroacoustic measures
  • Sound quality estimation
  • Handheld devices
David Purcell

David Purcell

Associate Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders

  • Auditory feedback and speech production
  • Physiological and behavioural measurement of auditory function, especially using speech evoked potentials and otoacoustic emissions
Susan Scollie

Susan Scollie

Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders
Director, National Centre for Audiology

  • Pediatric amplification
  • Hearing aid signal processing
  • Outcome measures
Susan Stanton

Susan Stanton

Associate Professor, School of Communications Sciences and Disorders

  • The audiotory phenotype
  • Physiological measures of the human auditory system function
  • Genotype-phenotype relationships