Hearing Awareness Week - UQ experts available

4 Mar 2019

Hearing awareness week 2019University of Queensland experts are available to comment on hearing loss during Hearing Awareness Week. Journalists can contact the  experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

Professor Louise Hickson, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Professor Hickson, recognised internationally as a leader in audiology, can speak about the effects of hearing loss with ageing and the use of hearing aids.
Contact: l.hickson@uq.edu.au, +61 403 366 021.

Dr Barbra Timmer, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Dr Timmer, an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow in Audiology at UQ and Senior Scientist for a global hearing care company Sonova, can speak about the impact of mild degrees of hearing loss in adults, hearing loss awareness and the benefits of hearing technology beyond speech understanding.
Contact: b.timmer@uq.edu.au, +61 476 666 072.

Associate Professor Joseph Kei, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
UQ Hearing Research Unit for Children Director Associate Professor Kei can speak about hearing screening of newborns, infants and school children.
Contact: k.kei@uq.edu.au, +61 413 515 51.

Media: UQ Communications, Kirsten O’Leary, k.oleary@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 7436.