Research Project: A survey to measure UK Audiologists’ otoscopic examination accuracy using video-otoscopic images 

BSA members, Dean Iles and Hannah Cooper, would like to invite you to participate in a study conducted by the UCL Ear Institute. They want to understand more about our profession’s otoscopy abilities. Previous studies have evaluated ENT surgeons and healthcare assistants’ skills but there is very limited information about audiologists’ otoscopy proficiency.  

How confident are you in your otoscopy abilities? Can you tell your glomus rumour from your acute otitis media? They have developed a quiz to evaluate otoscopy skills. It takes about 20 minutes to complete. Add your email at the end to enter into their prize draw – one lucky winner will randomly be picked to receive a £50 voucher.  

This project is part of an MSc project being conducted by the UCL Ear Institute, and it has been reviewed and approved by UCL Research Ethics Committee (12585/008). 

The link to the survey is here:

By completing the above survey you are providing consent to your data being used as part of this project.

Please contact for more information or alternatively you may choose to send your comments in an email to and we will forwards on your behalf.