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do I Need to Register and Become a Member?
This is because the Audiology Discussions forum is a closed online
area where audiology topics can be discussed. It is a closed system,
that only authorised users can fully take part in discussions.
of Becoming a Member of the Audiology Discussions Forum
- Access to Useful Materials
You will have access to the latest resources, comments, and discussions
relating to many areas of practice and up-and-coming research
in all Audiology related areas including: Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology,
Central Processing /
Speech, Cochlear Implants, Counselling & Ethics, Genetics, Hearing
Aids, Noise, Paediatrics, Research Methodology, Testing & Diagnostics,
Tinnitus and Vestibular. In addition there are areas for technical
discussion including: equipment and computer related issues, as well
as a useful
noticeboard area for members.
- Access to Specialist Member Only Areas
of the forum
You will have access to the content within the specialist audiology forum areas
that only members can view once logged in..
- Ability to Carry out Searches within the
You will be able to use the forums database search facilities to search the
forum discussions for items / topics of interest.
- Instant Addition of Your Messages
(comments, requests etc) to the Website
You can add (post a message) for all members to view instantaneously.
The message can be to discuss your work or others (e.g. as seen
in the news), to give your opinions, comments, answers, questions
or for requests for items or help with research from other members
of the Audiology Discussions community.
- Notification of Replies to Your Messages
If anyone replies to a message you have put into the forum an email can be sent
to you notifying you of this, without divulging your email address to the person
replying to you on the forum or any other third parties (not unless you chose
to tell them yourself).
- Access at All Times of the Day and Night
from Anywhere in the World
You can add messages to the forum area of the website instantaneously
at anytime of the day from anywhere in the world where you have a
access to an Internet connected computer.
- Discussion with Like Minded Professionals
You get access to other like minded professionals from around the
world (including leading experts), who are members, to discuss
the latest issues and ideas.
- You can be Anonymous if you Wish
If you wish you can be anonymous, only being identified by your username
on the forum.
- You will have Access to the Private Messaging
You can use the private messaging system (this is a bit like email)
to receive and sent mail to other members of the forum without
the need to know the members email, or for them to know yours.
- You have Full Control of your Settings (Personal Profile) on
For example you can chose a picture (an avatar) to represent yourself
on the forum and put in various information for other members to view
about you such as: what your interests are. You can
also change various settings such as your password, or your
avatar at any time and even set your local time (this means that
when you log in all the times you will see in the forum will be at
local time / date where ever you are in the world).
- You can Promote your Research and / or your Organisation
You can do this by discussing the work that you are doing, and by
choosing to display your email and or website for all to see on
- Use of the Members Noticeboard in the Forum
This can be used for the sale and requests of used equipment
and any other notices that members may have.
If you are new to forums please see the Introduction
to the Forum,
which explains how to register and use the forum.
If you are ready to continue
to the forum please click here.