Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Apr. 26, 2019—In recognition of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, the Vanderbilt Audiology Clinic in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is offering free hearing screenings to Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees May 1-3.
Feb. 21, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently received a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve outcomes for children with significant hearing loss by providing individualized, prescription-like programming for their cochlear implants.
Aug. 16, 2018—The Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center's Department of Hearing and Speech Services is looking for children between the ages of 8 and 11 years old who play a musical instrument.
Apr. 26, 2018—Children with hearing loss who use remote microphone systems (RMS) at home have access to about 42 percent more words each day, providing a critical boost to vocabulary and language learning, a Vanderbilt study has found.
Mar. 26, 2018—In its sixth year at Vanderbilt, the Three Minute Thesis competition drew 49 students mostly from engineering and the sciences, but future history, religion and English Ph.D.s participated as well.
Oct. 12, 2017—A Vanderbilt researcher has developed a new technique to measure body movement that can be employed in fields that study gestures.
Sep. 7, 2017—Scientists have known that the brain detects where sound comes from based on a couple of major cues — when the sound hits each ear (interaural time difference) and what the sound level is when it does (interaural level difference.) Less is known, however, about where and how that spatial hearing information is processed in the brain.
May. 12, 2017—The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is looking for research subjects to better understand how children listen in background noise.
Apr. 26, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.