Volunteers needed for music listening study

Researchers are looking for android smartphone users to take part in a study exploring music listening habits and its relationship to hearing problems. Read more

Aged veterans with tinnitus: study protocol

This is a poster presented at the British Tinnitus Association Conference which summarises the study protocol for the Aged Veterans with Tinnitus project Read more

Veterans, tinnitus and research: a scoping review

This is a poster presented at the British Academy of Audiology Conference giving the findings of a scoping review of the research conducted into veterans and tinnitus. Read more

Aged Veterans Project - Introduction

Georgie Burns-O'Connell introduces a new BTA project looking at tinnitus in older veterans of the armed forces. Read more

Aged Veterans Project

Georgie Burns-O'Connell gives an update on the project, and explains how you can help. Read more

The use of the Cortisol Awakening Response as a biomarker of distress in people with tinnitus

Dr James Jackson of Leeds Trinity University is testing the hypothesis that tinnitus sufferers secrete less cortisol than normal, in line with sufferers of conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and depression. Read more

Conspiring together: tinnitus and hearing loss

We commissioned The Ear Foundation to investigate people's experiences with different degrees of hearing loss and tinnitus. Read more

Incorporating the patient's voice in determining tinnitus treatment measurements

Adele Horobin from the University of Nottingham worked to give tinnitus patients a voice in deciding what the 'core outcome set' should be for tinnitus research. Read more

Tinnitus, hyperacusis and anxiety in children

Dr Sam Lear at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is undertaking a study to find out whether levels of anxiety in children are higher for those with more severe tinnitus, and to compare anxiety in children with and without hyperacusis. Read more

Identifying and targeting possible tinnitus genes

Dr Martine Hamann at the University of Leicester is working to identify a possible tinnitus gene using microRNAs Read more

Facilitating Shared Decision Making in tinnitus care

When there is more than one possible treatment, and clinicians involve their patients in deciding which treatment to pursue, this is called Shared Decision Making. Read more

BTA Head of Research

Dr Magdalena Sereda formally started in post as Head of Research in July 2015 and is based at the University of Nottingham. Read more