Participate in Research

Introducing HEARsearch

We have exciting news to share! NAL is opening the doors to research participation. We invite anyone to join, yes that’s right, all ages and hearing abilities from anywhere in the world! Register here  Register here

Research helping children with mild bilateral hearing loss!

NAL would like to survey families about their children’s experiences and development if they:

  • Have a child currently under 12 years of age, AND
  • The child presented to a hearing clinic with a 3FAHL between 20-40dBLHL in both ears upon initial appointment, regardless of whether fitted or not, or have a 3FAHL <20dBHL but have threshold between 26-40dBHL at 6000Hz and 8000Hz.

Participating families enters a draw to win one of five $200 vouchers. If you know of any families who can contribute, please pass on this flyer. For more information contact:  Vivienne.Marnane@nal.gov.au

HALOS is looking for volunteers to participate in the survey who are:

aged 40 years +, wear a hearing device (hearing aid or cochlear implant) in at least one ear, sufficient in English to complete the survey and are able to give informed consent.
Eligible volunteers will complete an online or paper-based survey on health and social outcomes which will take 60 minutes to complete and a 15 minute online cognitive assessment which involves some thinking tasks. An optional interview to discuss your hearing health journey will take 20-30 minutes and can be completed over the phone.
You will be reimbursed a $30 Coles-Myer gift card at the end of the study.
Contact:  halosresearch@mq.edu.au / 0481 863 983

ECHO at Macquarie University is seeking participants for a study with Dolby

We are recruiting 18 – 45 years old with normal hearing, English speaking / IELT 6.5+
You will attend a session for 1 hr and 30min at Australian Hearing Hub, MQ
You will receive $30 for participating
Contact:  kelly.miles@mq.edu.au

Macquarie University are seeking young adults (18 to 35) with normal hearing to participate in research

We are recruiting young adults (18 to 35 years) with normal hearing to test on an auditory order perception test that requires you to listen to various sound patterns and describe them.
Time: 90 minutes
Compensation: AUD 30 or course credits
Location: Macquarie University or online
Contact:  shrutika.gaikwad@students.mq.edu.au / 0416632034

Design your own reading buddy robot

Social Brain in Action (SoBA) Lab at Macquarie University is running a Kids Robot research program. We are seeking children aged 5-9 years to participate in our robot research at Macquarie University. Your child will receive $20 for their time and have a fun science experience. For more info and to book a session contact sharlene.zeederberg@students.mq.edu.au

Macquarie University’s Child Language Lab

Macquarie University’s Child Language Lab is currently seeking children aged 4-6 who speak English as their main language at home to participate in a research study. To participate, or for more information, please email us at ling.cll@mq.edu.au.

Participate in research with the Centre for Emotional Health

Research Trials at the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic – children and teens

Research Trials at the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic – adults