The Future is Hear in NZ

The Future is Hear in NZ

One in five people worldwide live with hearing loss, which is expected to rise to 1 in 4 people by 2050 according to the World Report on Hearing that was recently released by the World Health Organisation. The Eisdell Moore Centre has a mission to reduce the impact of...
The World Report on Hearing

The World Report on Hearing

World Hearing Day on the 3 March saw the release of the first World Report on Hearing by the World Health Organisation.  Professor Peter Thorne, Director of the Eisdell Moore Centre at the University of Auckland made a substantial contribution to the content contained...
Takarangi Cultural Competency Wānanga.

Takarangi Cultural Competency Wānanga.

Brain Research New Zealand (BRNZ) and Eisdell Moore Centre (EMC) members congregated at the waharoa (gateway) of Te Awataha Marae. Some were nervous, some were excited, and some had mixed emotions about what was to come. The kaikaranga (Māori wāhine caller) called us...
Ear and Hearing Care in Tonga

Ear and Hearing Care in Tonga

Clockwise from left: Dr. Bernard Whitfield with Assoc. Professor ‘Amelia Tu’ipulotu (Minister of Health) during World Hearing Day 2020; Dr. Lopati (second from left) with ENT staff members and Dr Bernard Whitfield; Dr Lopati (right) and research supervisor...
Technology to the rescue of research stymied by CoVID19

Technology to the rescue of research stymied by CoVID19

By Rajesh Kumar, M.P.H. As New Zealand entered Level 4 lockdown at the end of March, researchers around the country faced many questions: How do we progress ongoing research that requires face-to-face contact with human participants when there is no certainty about...
Eisdell Moore Centre Symposium 2020

Eisdell Moore Centre Symposium 2020

On 12 February 80 researchers, clinicians, NGOs and industry partners from the hearing and balance sector came together for the Eisdell Moore Centre’s annual symposium. The symposium celebrated the third anniversary of the Centre and brought the five members of...
Looking for answers in the Pacific

Looking for answers in the Pacific

Elizabeth Holt knows Pacific people are facing problems accessing hearing health care, and the Eisdell Moore Centre’s Pacific Research Co-ordinator is looking for answers.She knows Pacific children in New Zealand are over-represented in otitis media (glue ear)...