Profession

Top-ranked US audiology doctorate program axed

Training

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A termination date of spring quarter 2018 has been confirmed for the University of Washington's acclaimed Doctor in Audiology program, despite its stellar world ranking.

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Sonova appoints Victoria E. Carr-Brendel and Ludger Althoff

Appointments

Sonova announces the appointment of Victoria E. Carr-Brendel as Group Vice President (GVP) Cochlear Implants of Sonova and President of Advanced Bionics and of Ludger Althoff as GVP Operations.

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Misleading advertising lands Oticon and Sonic innovations stiff fine in Australia

Court

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The hearing aid industry has been handed a strong warning on inaccurate advertising following an Australian federal court decision to fine retailers Oticon Australia and Sonic Innovations A$2.5 million for misleading vulnerable pensioners.

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Beate Gromke new EUHA President

Election

Beate Gromke at the 2018 EUHA congress ©Innocentia

On October 17, the General Assembly of the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) elected the Executive Committee of the EUHA for the next three years.

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Sociological study on hearing aids released

Study

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The French National Union of Hearing Care Professionals (UNSAF) has released a sociological study on hearing aid users with age-related hearing loss and the socio-technical networks hearing aids belong to.

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"The digital transformation will not replace experts"

Interview

François Julita
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François Julita, Phonak’s director of digital experience, is responsible for developing digital solutions for responding in better ways to the needs of hearing aid users and hearing care professionals.

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Congratulations to the new European AOTY!

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European AOTY 2018

Benjamin Schadow, owner of Hörstil in Erfurt, Germany, has been announced as the 2018 European Audiologist of the Year (AOTY), just weeks after scooping the German Audiologist of the Year title.

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Audiologist of the Year 2018: Get to know the 5 country winners

AOTY 2018

Audiologist of the Year contest


Audiology Worldnews wants to introduce you the winners of the Audiologist of the Year 2018 contest.

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American hearing professional voice their opinions

Survey

The 2018 Hearing Professional Dispensing Survey results have been published, providing a good insight into the business practices and thoughts of the participating audiologists.

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An overlooked culprit for hearing issues and vertigo

Earwax

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CNN’s Health-Live Longer column recently ran an article on an overlooked yet common problem in elderly people: earwax (or cerumen) build-up.

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