Audiology Research Institutes, Groups & Centres

Selected specialist Audiology research groups, institutes, centres and departments (in Hospitals, Universities and other Institutions) are given here. If you know of a research group or a specialist centre that you think should be listed here please let us know. To find a research group please select a world region from those given below or alternatively scroll down the page.

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United Kingdom

  • Auditory Perception Group, University of Cambridge
    This is the website of Professor Brian Moore's Auditory Perception Group, based in the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge. (UK)

  • The Ashmore Lab, University College London
    This is Professor Jonathan Ashmore's homepage. It gives details of the work being carried out by his research group at UCL. It is also the home of the famous "Rock Around The Clock Hair Cell Video."

  • Department of Clinical Engineering, Royal Liverpool University Hospital
    This department caries out clinical engineering, research and teaching in various areas including: ERA, OAE, visual electrophysiology, and safety of electro-medical equipment.

  • Imperial College London, Academic Department of Neuro-Otology
    The department provides facilities for clinical and basic science research into human posture, balance and spatial orientation and their disorders in diseases affecting the senses and nervous system.

  • Institute of Hearing Research Glasgow
    The Scottish Section of the MRC Institute of Hearing Research. Interests include underlying determinants and appropriate clinical assessments of hearing disability and handicap and their alleviation by amplification and otological surgery. It also pursues clinical research underpinning otological practice such as the aetiology, diagnosis, and management of sensorineural and conductive pathology.

  • Institute of Hearing Research Nottingham
    The MRC Institute of Hearing Research is a unit within the Medical Research Council. It is involved in conducting world-leading research into hearing and hearing disorders.

  • UCL Ear Institute, University College London
    This website details the research and education activities of the UCL Ear Insitute (previously known as the Institute of Laryngology and Otology), which is a department within University College London.

  • Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR)
    The Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, at Southampton University, is involved in all aspects of teaching and research in Audiology. The ISVR Hearing and Balance Centre also includes the South of England Cochlear Implant Centre.



  • De Oor Groep
    The Ear Group (De Oor Groep) is a practice in Belgium that specialises in audiology and the ear. In addition to clinical services, a range of research is carried out. (Content in Dutch, with some English, Belgium)

  • Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing
    The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing is a scientific research and development unit in Poland. This institute includes the International Center of Hearing and Speech. (Content in Polish and English)

  • UniversitätsSpital Zürich, ORL-Klinik
    In addition to the clinical services at the University Hospital Zurich, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, a range of audiology related research and courses are conducted. (Switzerland)

  • UniversitätsSpital Zürich, ORL-Klinik
    In addition to the cliical services at the University Hospital Zurich, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, a range of audiology related research and courses are conducted. (Switzerland)

  • University of Ferrara, Audiology Department
    Contains details of the range of activities carried out by the Audiology department at Ferrara University. It also contains links to various useful resources. This website is contains bilingual content, in Italian and English. (Italy)


Australasia & Asia

  • The Bionic Ear Institute
    A large independent, non-profit, medical research institute, working in collaboration with the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Melbourne (Australia) and other centres. Covering multiple areas of hearing research, including cochlear implants (bionic ears). (Australia)

  • All India Institute of Speech and Hearing
    The All India Institute of Speech and Hearing was established in 1966. The objectives of the institute include: to provide training (in the form of university education - graduate, post-graduate and doctoral courses, professional courses, meetings, lectures and seminars), to encourage research, assist in providing clinical services, and to educate the general public about communication disorders (India)

  • The National Acoustic Laboratories
    The National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) undertakes scientific investigations into hearing, hearing habilitation and rehabilitation, and the prevention of hearing loss. (Australia)

  • University of Melbourne, Department of Otolaryngology
    Based in Mebourne, Australia, the department carries out various clinical, educational and research activities. Research is focused on the neurobiology of deafness, improving speech perception for cochlear implant users, and understanding language development in children who are hearing impaired. (Australia)


Middle East & Africa

  • Jeddah Institute for Speech and Hearing
    The Jeddah Institute for Speech and Hearing (JISH) is a state-of-the art facility, where a range of research and clinical services are offered, devoted solely to speech-language and hearing services. (Saudi Arabia)


Canada & USA


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