Profession

Hearing aid users: hearing music without distortion

research

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New research carried out at the University of Colorado suggests that a simpler hearing aid setting may help users to increase their enjoyment of recorded music.

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Audiology services failing deaf children in England

awareness

The ‘shocking state’ of England’s children’s audiology services is revealed in a report published this fall.

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European Audiologist of the Year 2014

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Chemists can issue "aids for hearing" in France

Decree

In August 2014, the French government passed a law by decree allowing chemists' to issue hearing aids for hearing, with devices being included in a new list classified as "aids for hearing".

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Jens Warnecke is Europe's Audiologist of the Year 2014

In a year with more entries than ever before, Jens Warnecke, who works at Hörwerk in Fürth (Germany) has been announced as the overall champion after a nomination from one of his patients highlighted his passion for his profession.

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Spanish association advocates for hearing aids reimbursement

awareness

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The Spanish Confederation of Families of the Hearing Disabled, FIAPAS, marked International Day of the Deaf on September 27, 2014, by releasing a manifesto entitled "Let the whole world hear it".

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Audioenportada - the audiology information portal in Spanish

launch

Audioenportada, the information website for audiology professionals and hearing aids dispensers has been launched. This Spanish-language portal features information divided into themes on audiology and hearing care, and structured for different areas of the Spanish-speaking world: Spain, Latin America, and the rest of the world.

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Audiologist of the Year 2014: Get to know the 8 national winners

Audiology Worldnews wants to introduce you the winners of the Audiologist of the Year 2014 contest. They come from eight countries, being this the first time Switzerland enters the competition. This annual contest is run in partnership between Rayovac, Audio Infos and the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA). Congratulations to these great professionals!

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Universia - all audiology university courses in the same place

training

The Universia network, which specialises in offering tools to students all over the country by providing them with access to course curriculums and all unviversity advice centres and schools signed up to the scheme

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AAA nominates Tanya Tolpegin as new Executive Director

nomination

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The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) has named Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, as its new Executive Director. The appointment is effective as of October 6, 2014.

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