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PhD Opportunities

Jeffrey G. Sirianni audioman at hctc.net
Sat Jun 24 12:25:04 EST 2000

>From: "Sarosh Kapadia" <sk at isvr.soton.ac.uk>
>Subject:  PhD opportunities
>Applications are invited for a limited number of PhD studentships at the 
>Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR), Southampton, UK. 
>Research opportunities include several in the general area of hearing and 
>balance sciences, which will be based at ISVR's Hearing and Balance Centre.
>The research programme at the Hearing and Balance Centre ranges from 
>fundamental studies to more clinically-directed research, with several 
>projects linking these two extremes.  Examples of current project areas 
>  * studies into human auditory function using otoacoustic emissions, 
> other advanced measurement techniques and mathematical modelling approaches
>  * early detection of onset of hearing loss
>  * application of signal processing techniques to hearing aids and 
> cochlear implants
>  * evaluation of the benefits of new generations of digital hearing aids
>  * improvement in the performance of hearing aid users over time
>  * the use of auditory responses in monitoring the depth of anaesthesia
>  * efficacy of strategies of  treatment and management of patients with 
> disturbances of balance.
>We also provide excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary research 
>involving other research groups within ISVR, and welcome enquiries from 
>suitable applicants interested in the above or other related areas.
>For preliminary discussions on PhDs in hearing and balance sciences, 
>contact (as soon as possible):
>Prof Mark E Lutman, Head of Hearing and Balance Centre
>ISVR, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ.
>Tel 023-80592798. Fax 023-80593190.
>E-mail mel at isvr.soton.ac.uk
>General information on ISVR studentships is available at:
>Applicants must have a first class or good upper second class degree in a 
>relevant discipline.
>Sarosh Kapadia
>ISVR Hearing & Balance Centre
>University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
>Tel: 023 80596682
>Fax: 023 80593190
>email: sk at isvr.soton.ac.uk


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