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October 19, 2017
SOUNDBITE – OCTOBER 2017: Research and Technology News

Soundbite is the monthly newsletter of Action on Hearing Loss focussing on biomedical research.This month we tell you about new PhD projects we’re funding, find out about technology being trialled in theatres to improve subtitling, talk about research into preventing childhood deafness, and introduce new information about products and technology to help with hearing loss.

 

Person with hearing loss at a theatre performance

Transforming theatre subtitles

Read about the National Theatre’s trial of new technology. They hope it will enable people with hearing loss to see subtitles for theatre performances in front of their eyes, using special glasses.

FIND OUT MORE

 

 

Researcher working in a laboratory

Preventing childhood deafness

We’ve been supporting the biotechnology company Otomagnetics, which has recently announced an important breakthrough towards preventing hearing loss in children caused by a widely used anti-cancer drug.

READ MORE

 

 

Assistive technology products

Technology to help you

Our website has new information about products and technology that can help you to stay independent and continue to do the things you want to do – whether you’re at home, out and about, at work or at school.

VISIT WEBSITE

 


 

Carly, from our research team, tells us about some of our new PhD projects starting this month.

READ CARLY’S BLOG

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