Jos Millar Shield
Dr Chris Wood from Action on Hearing Loss who was nominated by the editorial team of Audacity for his article in issue 6 May 2015 entitled “Under Pressure: NHS Audiology across the UK”.
The Ruth Spencer Prize
Dr Nicci Campbell from Southampton University for contribution to clinical services by a registered practitioner. This is in recognition of her work in the field of APD, especially as chair of the BSA special interest group whilst maintaining a clinical and academic interest in cochlear implants and in the work of the audiology department at Southampton.
The Denzil Brooks Prize
Ingo Ferm based at Croydon University Hospital and was awarded this for promoting excellence in audiological practice. This is in recognition of her work in the development, trial and implementation of ABR peer review.
The George Harris Prize
John Day from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in recognition of the role he played in leading the BSA’s response to proposals from some CCGs to limit hearing aid provision for mild to moderate hearing loss.
The Thomas Simm Littler Prize
Dr Michael Stone based at Manchester University and was awarded this prize for his distinguished contribution to digital signal processing in hearing devices and improved hearing aid technology and fitting methods.
The Thomas Simm Littler Lectureship
Professor David Moore, based in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, USA, who undertook the lecture on Personalised Audiology.
Basic Science Poster Prize
Garreth Prendergast with co authors Hannah Guest, Agnès Léger, Kevin Munro, Karolina Kluk, Chris Plack “Hidden Hearing Loss may not be a concern for healthy young listeners”
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Applied and Clinical Research Poster Prize
Sarah Hughes, Hayley Hutchins and Frances Rapport for “Seeking connectedness: A constructivist Grounded Theory of subjective listening effort in cochlear implantation”
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