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

Research Projects

Faculty Research Themes


School Research Themes

Sensory Neuroscience, Recovery and Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact Associate Professor Gary Rance

Department / Centre

Audiology and Speech Pathology