University of Manchester


Vibrotactile Conference at Seashell Trust

Ewing Foundation, Seashell Trust and The University of Manchester are proud to announce a conference dedicated to vibrotactile technology on Thursday 24th October 2024. This one-day event, which will take place at Seashell Trust, south Manchester, will be an opportunity to discover the latest innovative practices in haptic technology from across the world. International speakers,…


Future Proof in Manchester

Thank you to Helen and Lindsey in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester for inviting us to exhibit at their fantastic Future Proof conference this month. The event provided a valuable opportunity to learn about the new Mandatory Qualification for trainee Teachers of Deaf Children and Young People (ToDs).…


NICE recommends a genetic test that can prevent deafness in newborn babies

A genetic test to determine if a newborn baby is vulnerable to deafness if treated with a commonly used antibiotic has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in draft guidance. If a newborn baby develops a bacterial infection, they are often treated with Gentamicin. This antibiotic carries the risk…