- Published on 22 February 2020
The registered UK hearing charity, The Ear Foundation, has announced that it will cease activity on March 6, 2020 unable, after 31 years in operation, to overcome increasing "financial challenges". Current staff plan to form a new charity.
- Published on 20 February 2020
The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has won a "future-proofing" grant from the UK's National Lottery Community Fund. A first-year figure of £100k will be followed by two further years of funding at a sum yet to be agreed.
- Published on 15 February 2020
Deafness brought filmmaker Luis Buñuel despair and isolation. Barely tackled in his acclaimed autobiography, the Surrealist's hearing loss is more deeply referenced in a fine new collection of his private correspondence recently published by Bloomsbury: Luis Buñuel - A Life in Letters.
- Published on 10 February 2020
Twenty grants of up to US$800 for action ideas to celebrate World Hearing Day 2020 (March 3) are being provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH)
- Published on 21 January 2020
The hearing aid giant, Starkey, has provided a $15,000 donation to a number of charities working to bring aid and relief to areas of Australia and local wildlife affected by the country's devastating bushfires.
- Published on 12 January 2020
Millions of words are written on how we fix our hearing, but what about our focus on the wonder of the information our ears receive when we truly listen? Audio Infos UK magazine has a new, inspiring column—Hark!—that explores sonic fascinations and the joys of hearing.
- Published on 05 January 2020
Joss Kendrick is 18-inches tall. She surfs, she cheerleads, and she wears a hearing aid. She is 2020 Girl of the Year, a doll launched by the famous Mattel firm, which just decided that the hippest thing for kids is going to be inclusion of people with disabilities.
- Published on 12 December 2019
The Austria-based global cochlear implant firm MED-EL has launched its third annual children's competiton to test the ingenuity of young minds in the hearing sphere. Entries close at midnight on Friday 17 January 2020.
- Published on 30 November 2019
A pioneering recent study among Northern Territory (NT) aboriginal children in Australia has shown that preventable hearing impairment is negatively impacting their first years of primary school attendance.
- Published on 26 November 2019
The 2019 Oticon Focus on People (FOP) Awards has honoured 13 people for their roles in showing that hearing loss does not limit a person's ability to live a full, productive, and inspiring life.