A study by the Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit found that the two best websites for assessing or managing tinnitus were rarely used by GPs, with just 2% logging on to access those pages. Continue reading
New Practice Guidance on Common Principles of Rehabilitation in Routine Audiology Services were launched in Nottingham last week by Professor Deborah Hall, Director of the NIHR Nottingham Hearing BRU during the Annual Conference of the British Society of Audiology. Continue reading
Gill suffers from tinnitus and is a Nottingham NIHR Hearing BRU trial participant. In this video, Gill describes her experiences of being part of a clinical trial with the Unit. Gill says: I became involved in the tinnitus trial because 23 years ago (when the tinnitus was diagnosed), the consultant I saw said “I don’t know much about tinnitus”. “We don’t really understand what it is all about”. And now, here and now, research is being done.” Continue reading
Nottingham researchers are testing whether emotions play a part in reducing the suffering of people with tinnitus. Hearing experts from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Nottingham are looking into how a range of personal and emotional … Continue reading
The C2HEAR (formerly known as HEAR-IT) research team led by Mel Ferguson and Prof Heather Wharrad (Nottingham Hearing BRU) were recently one of the top three finalists in the Software and Telehealth category of the East Midlands Innovation in … Continue reading
The first issue of the Nottingham Hearing BRU newsletter features Dave Langer’s novel research investigating tonotopic maps. These display how the brain processes different audio frequencies.
The 9 million people in the UK with significant hearing loss have a greater hope of improving their condition with the announcement of a major NIHR award for a Nottingham Hearing & Deafness Biomedical Research Unit. The unit, based at … Continue reading
Gill suffers from tinnitus and is a Nottingham NIHR Hearing BRU trial participant. She describes her experiences of being part of a clinical trial with the Unit.
Peter Butler, a Nottingham NIHR Hearing BRU trial participant, describes his experiences of … Continue reading
Nottingham is home to two Biomedical Research Units (BRUs) awarded by the Department of Health. BRUs represent a large scale investment in infrastructure and promote a strong partnership between the NHS, academia and industry partners. This success have identified the … Continue reading