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About us

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, our mission is to lead the world in hearing research and evidence-based innovation to improve hearing health and transform the lives of people with hearing difficulties.

Our team of world-class researchers and innovators focus on projects that deliver impact – centring the customer and their unmet needs through truly translational research.

Contemporary methodologies enable NAL the flexibility to remove traditional research barriers and deliver work that has a significant positive impact on people with current or potential hearing difficulties, health care workers, policy makers and the companies that use our solutions around the world.

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Unique approach

For 70+ years, NAL has produced ground-breaking translational research fusing academic rigour with real-world understanding of hearing challenges.

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RESEARCH
Fields of research

NAL’s research outcomes are driven by a clear focus on specific fields, with multi-disciplinary teams providing broad expertise and knowledge.

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HEARING EXPERTS
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Our expert researchers are dedicated to improving the lives of people with hearing difficulties through translational research.
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Collaboration produces better results so we welcome industry or academic research partners to contact us to discuss opportunities!
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Partners

NAL is proud of our history of collaborating with globally recognised research institutes and industry partners to improve hearing health and transform the lives of people with hearing difficulties.
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