$7.5 million boost to hearing health research

The Australian Government has provided close to $7.5 million to support research into improving ear and hearing health. The grants fund 9 research projects focusing on the health and wellbeing of those living with hearing impairments and preventing hearing loss.

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The National Health and Medical Research Council is providing funding for these research grants over the next 3 years.

Research projects will focus on areas such as:

  • improving access to hearing health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
  • newborn hearing screening national standards
  • psychosocial and emotional impacts of hearing conditions.

See the full list of projects funded under the National Health and Medical Research Council grant in the media release.

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