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Dr Matthew Campbell, Principal Investigator in Human Metabolism Picture: DAVID WOOD

Bringing science to life online

SCIENTISTS at Sunderland are sharing their unique work and research to an online audience through one of the region’s major visitor attractions. Since lockdown measures were introduced to the UK last March, the Life Science Centre in Newcastle, like all other venues, closed its doors to the public. However, still […]

Principal Lecturer Karen Giles and Ashley Murphy

Call for hearing tests during health checks in adults with learning disabilities

ANNUAL health checks for people with learning disabilities should include objective hearing assessment, health experts say. Current guidance on hearing assessment during an annual health check focusses on subjective assessment only, which previous research has shown to be ineffective. Alternatives, such as objective hearing screening have been recommended. Researchers at […]