• Children playing horns
    Music teaches deaf and hard-of-hearing children to listen
    Posted in: 2021, NSW

    Group music therapy helps hearing-impaired kids understand complex sounds The improved listening skills boost educational and emotional growth A 12-week music program is helping deaf and hard-of-hearing children learn to optimise their hearing aids and cochlear implants, by teaching them to better understand the sounds they detect. The program, developed by Dr Chi Yhun Lo…

  • Glove holding scissors
    Smart glove to train young surgeons
    Posted in: 2021, NSW

    A glove is being trialled at Liverpool Hospital that gives surgical trainees instant and accurate feedback. Researchers say the gloves could also be used by musicians and artists. Engineers at Western Sydney University have invented a new surgical glove built around low-cost sensors which can record hand movements in fine detail, giving trainee surgeons and…

  • Fresh Science NSW 2021
    Posted in: 2021, NSW

    Light therapy and brain injuries, decent internet anywhere and lung bacteria – fascinating research from our 2021 NSW Fresh Scientists. Congratulations to all Fresh Scientists from New South Wales. Meet them in the pub in 2022. More details coming soon.