Profession

New app to rate noise levels in restaurants

App

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A new app, called SoundPrint, has been developed to help people record sound levels at restaurants and to enable users to find a quiet restaurant by comparing sound levels.

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A new approach to hearing assessment for personnel in public safety

Noise

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A new method for assessing auditory fitness in people working in public safety areas, such as police and correctional services, was recently published in the journal Ear and Hearing, reports News-Medical.

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Group for aspiring audiologists with hearing loss

Advocacy

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An audiology student at the University of Texas – Dallas (UT Dallas) has started a group to support students with hearing loss who are in audiology programs or who plan to study audiology.

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Could this be the year you gain recognition at the 2018 Audiologist of the Year awards?

AOTY 2018

Jaspreet Bahra, former UK AOTY
Jaspreet Bahra, former UK AOTY

With the 6th July deadline fast approaching, the countdown is on for hearing professionals in the UK to be in the running for the prestigious industry award that recognises Europe’s top audiologists.

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Phonak launches eAudiology webinar series

TRAINING

Phonak eAudiology webinars
Dr. Danielle Glista

The webinars are developed and presented in close collaboration with renowned international experts. The goal is to support hearing care professionals in clinical practice through the digital transformation and in integrating eAudiology solutions into their practice.

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Smartphone app to be used for speech therapy

Telemedicine

Spokle app
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Australia-based company Spokle Group has launched a speech therapy app in Indonesia to promote telemedicine, reports the Jakarta Post.

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Interview with Elizabeth Midgley, chair of the British Society of Audiology

BSA

Elizabeth Midgley, BSA
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Elizabeth Midgley took over as Chair of the British Society of Audiology in June 2016, so she is nearing the end of her two-year term of office.

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Book now for the European Tinnitus Course

Training

BTA tinnitus course

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) are proud and excited to be involved in bringing back the acclaimed European Tinnitus Course after a seven-year hiatus.

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Hip hearing aids as a fashion statement?

Trends

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Eye glasses are available in all possible shapes, models and colors. But when it comes to hearing aids, invisibility is still often the norm. However, good design can also make all the difference to a hearing aid. Where is the Giorgio Armani of the hearing industry?

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Privacy Regulation and Audiology (II)

GDPR

GDPR Privacy in Europe
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In the first installment of this series, Geoffrey Cooling provided an overview of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into force in May 2018.

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