Summer webinars in Hearing (SSH)

10 June - 19 August 2020


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Summer Seminars in Hearing (SSH)

The UK Acoustics Network (UKAN) and “Basic Auditory Science” (BAS; the largest annual UK meeting of hearing researchers) are running a series of on-line seminars, to facilitate communication and discussion amongst the UK Hearing Acoustics community. On-line seminars are planned to occur over the spring and summer, fortnightly, on Wednesday at 2pm UK local time.


Seminar schedule

13th May: “Can machine learning improve speech perception with hearing aids and cochlear implants?”  by Dr Tobias Goehring, from the CBU in Cambridge.

27th May: “Understanding the challenges of everyday listening with hearing aids and cochlear implants: towards ecologically relevant measures of listening effort” by Ian Wiggins, from the University of Nottingham.

10th June: “What’s the Use of Extended High-Frequency Hearing?” by Prof. Chris Plack, from the University of Manchester/Lancaster.

24th June: Talk to be given by Dr Conny Kopp-Scheinpflug, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

8th July: Talk to be given by Prof. Andrew Oxenham, University of Minnesota.

22nd July: Talk to be given by Dr Susan Shore, University of Michigan.

5th August: Talk to be given by Dr Rebecca Millman, University of Manchester.

19th August: Talk to be given by Prof. Astrid van Wieringen, KU Leuven.


How do I attend?

If you have already registered for a previous talk, there is no need to register again. Attendance requires registration, and is done via a link to a (very) short on-line form:


Shortly before each seminar, all those registered will receive a link to attend, via email.


How do I keep up to date about upcoming seminars?

If you join the UK Acoustics Network Hearing Special Interest Group (https://acoustics.ac.uk/sigs/hearing-special-interest-group/).) you will receive newsletters from UKAN. If you are registered for the seminar series, you will also hear about each upcoming seminar.


Posted on 5th May 2020 in Communication and Room Acoustics, Events, Hearing