Engineering in Medicine and Biology 2017 (EMBC’17) in Korea, COCOHA, publication and oral presentation by Antoine Favre-Felix.
COCOHA was presented to approximately 50 local citizens (several with hearing loss) by Carina Graversen and Antoine Favre-Felix. Press: http://forsk.dk/ and http://www.eriksholmforskning.dk/om_eriksholm/oplev_forskningscenteret.aspx.
Our UCL partner’s recent paper on the effect of gaze on listeners’ sensitivity to sounds is gathering interest in the news. The study aimed at determining out how visual attention interacts with auditory attention, which is potentially important for cognitive control of a hearing aid. According to the Daily Mail it’s all about listening to…
http://spandh.dcs.shef.ac.uk/chat2017/ – We will be at the Challenges in Hearing Aid Technology workshop in Stockholm this summer.
https://www.kitp.ucsb.edu/activities/hearing17/ – The Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics hosts a month-long workshop on the Physics of Hearing – From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back. Several members of COCOHA have been invited, to present our ideas and results, and to share insight with a great lineup of smart people working on speech analysis, compressed sensing, deep neural networks, and so-on.
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ear/research/chaitlab/news. Our partner Maria Chait has been collaborating with the Guardian on a series on Musical Emotion. She has so far recorded EEG from artists Billy Bragg and Laura Mvula for a short feature to appear soon.
http://www.aro.org/page/MWMPresentations/ – The Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) is the premier venue for presenting results in Hearing Science. It draws auditory scientists and clinicians, and covers a wide range of topics of interest to us, including auditory attention, EEG, and hearing aids and cochlear implants.
http://www.listeninginto2030.org/future-focus – Our partner Maria Chait participated in this workshop organized by Simon Carlile of Starkey, that aims to look beyond our horizon to what technology will offer to the hearing impaired (or not) of the future.