IFHOH News Bulletin October 2020

IFHOH News Bulletin October 2020




IFHOH Webinar on Cochlear Implants

A reminder to register for the IFHOH workshop on October 15 discussing the need for greater awareness and access to cochlear implants and sharing information from the perspective of consumers. As well, we will hear about important issues raised in the landmark International Consensus paper on cochlear implant standards of care for adults with severe to profound hearing loss.  The link to register is https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XjBoM1GSSNmGkbbawBzAkg


Survey on Hearing Care

Ida Institute has launched a new innovation project, Future Hearing Journeys to examine the trends that will affect hearing care in the coming years, and develop solutions that can help hearing care professionals and people with hearing loss navigate the changing landscape in audiology. To that end, they are gathering insights through a survey. Please see the link to the survey: https://bit.ly/3nxOzQh 



The International Disability Alliance (IDA) is seeking a Global Disability Summit Officer to support the effective functioning of the Global Disability Summit and its follow-up mechanism. Deadline for the application is October 31, 2020.  See attachment or click here.

Maynooth University is seeking a PhD researcher to join the DANCING project team. The project titled DANCING – Protecting the Right to Culture of Persons with Disabilities and Enhancing Cultural Diversity through European Union Law: Exploring New Paths, is a 5-year project led by Prof. Delia Ferri. 

The DANCING project is funded by the European Research Council. Applications with full CV, cover letter and qualifications are to be sent to hilary.hooks@mu.ie. Find attached the job specification. Read more about the project here.