Identification and Management of Hearing Disorders

Research Overview

This research theme covers clinical (patient-based) research in the fields of diagnostic audiology, auditory neuroscience and remediation of hearing deficit. The research group comprises clinicians from a range of professional specialties including audiology, genetics, ophthalmology, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, speech pathology as well as physicists and engineers working with hearing aids and other auditory devices.




  • Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA)
  • Bruce Lefroy Centre for Genetic Health Research
  • Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI)
  • Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance – Clinical Network
  • Florey Neurosciences Institute
  • Alfred Hospital – Dept of Neuroscience
  • Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
  • Bionics Institute
  • University of Queensland – School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences


  • Phonak Hearing Systems
  • Australia Hears
  • Cochlear


  • Wagstaff Research fellowship in Otolaryngology
  • Peter Howson Fellowship
  • Deafness Foundation
  • Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
  • Jack Brockhoff Foundation
  • Collier Foundation
  • Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA USA)
  • Phonak Org.
  • The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre