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Prof

Colette McKay

Honorary
Medical Bionics Department
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
humans
cochlear implants
audiology & speech-language pathology
male
otorhinolaryngology
female
adult
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Prof

Colette McKay

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Colette McKay

 

Professor Colette McKay leads the translational hearing research at The Bionics Institute of Australia. She holds honorary appointments at the University of Melbourne Department of Medical Bionics and Department of Otolaryngology.She obtained her PhD in Physics in 1979 followed by the Diploma in Audiology in 1980.

Until 2005 she contributed to the development of the cochlear implant at the Department of Otolaryngology. Her work in that period led to two prestigious principal research fellowships.In 2005 she took up a chair position at Aston University in Birmingham UK where she developed a new hearing research programme and the new UK undergraduate course in audiology. From 2007 to 2013 she led the Audiology and Deafness Research Group at the University of Manchester, where she retains an honorary appointment. In 2013 she returned to Australia with a veski Senior Innovation Fellowship. www.veski.org.au/colette-mckayHer current research focus includes objective programming of cochlear implants for infants, the development of fNIRS as an imaging tool to evaluate cross modal plasticity in deafness, and the application of signal processing to new deep brain stimulation devices.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2009

Thomas Simm Littler award

The British Society of Audiology

1974

John Tyndall Scholarship

The University of Melbourne

1974

Dixson Research Scholarship

The University of Melbourne

1974

Professor Kernot Research Scholarship

The University of Melbourne

1974

Dunlop Rubber Australia Ltd. Research Scholarship

The University of Melbourne

2013

veski Senior Innovation Fellowship


2003

NHMRCF - NHMRC Fellowship


2002

FASA - Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America


1998

Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Senior/Principal Research Fellowship


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Medical Bionics Department

Member

British Society of Audiology

Member

Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Clinical Certification

Audiological Society of Australia

Education


Post Graduate Diploma in Audiology

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (honours)

University of Melbourne