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Our Research:

Hearing Health

Hearing loss affects people throughout life, is the most prevalent untreated sensory disorder and the third leading chronic health complaint.

Our research programme spans prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. It will improve the lives of children and adults by preventing potentially devastating congenital deafness, diagnosing acquired age-related deficits and developing new treatments.

We have a unique research team due to their breadth of backgrounds, including clinicians, engineers, audiologists, hearing scientists, health psychologists, language therapists geneticists and neuroscientists. Together we have a world-leading reputation in the discovery and delivery of research that leads to improved clinical outcomes.

Manchester is well known for our paediatrics work, and with our theme covering hearing health from birth to older ages.

Our hearing health research

Watch Professor Kevin Munro, Hearing Health Theme Lead, explain how research will tackle hearing loss.

Find out more about our research programmes