Firework noise threat to hearing and pets shifts perspectives across UK on Guy Fawkes night celebration
- Published on 03 November 2021
The sound intensity of pyrotechnic use on and around November 5 in the UK is being strongly targeted nationwide as a cause of hearing damage to humans and distress to animals, bringing calls for time-limited, low noise displays and even outright bans.
Peace laureate joins Cochlear Foundation in drive to underline CI benefits in child access to education
- Published on 27 September 2021
Millions of children around the world - especially girls - face barriers to education. Having hearing loss further hinders this all-important access. To highlight this issue, the world's youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner has partnered with an industry-backed not-for-profit hearing health foundation.
- Published on 18 September 2021
We consulted 15 audiology experts on what everyone in hearing health will be talking about in 2031? No. 1: De Wet Swanepoel.
- Published on 09 September 2021
Cult filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has been opening up to Spain's national media on the torment and social isolation caused to him by his tinnitus.
Need funding or support for hearing initiatives that benefit under-privileged kids? Apply this September to Sonova's Hear the World foundation.
- Published on 04 September 2021
Throughout September 2021, Sonova's Hear the World Foundation is accepting applications for funding from aid organisations benefiting people in need with hearing loss.
Major awareness boost for hearing loss as We Hear You wins Best Film on Disability award at the Cannes Film Festival
- Published on 07 August 2021
We Hear You, a documentary about four women facing the challenges of hearing loss, has been adjuged best film in the World Focus - Disability section of the 2021 Cannes World Film Festival. The film is written and produced by US Shari Eberts, writer of the well-supported blog Living with Hearing Loss.
- Published on 21 June 2021
Now in its tenth edition, the global Deauville Green Awards is not a podium where you expect to find laurels going to hearing technology.
- Published on 02 June 2021
Hailed as the movie that has most highlighted the trauma of sudden hearing loss, Sound of Metal has drawn reactions within the audiology community ranging from wholehearted applause to regret at “missed opportunities” and a negative attitude towards hearing restoration.
Interview with Sound of Metal director Darius Marder: “This film doesn’t have an opinion about cochlear implants.”
- Published on 02 June 2021
Darius Marder’s double Oscar-winning movie, Sound of Metal, has chimed from sweetly to jarringly in the audiology community. In this exclusive interview, the director throws light on the complex blend of story, character portrayal, and audiological realities in this must-see film.