(by Joshua Wright, Northumberland Gazette, 14th March 2022,)
The grant will fund a Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) studentship which aims to develop young researchers wanting a career in auditory neuroscience. The studentship has been awarded to Kate Yukhnovich, who is based at the University of Newcastle, under the supervision of Dr William Sedley.
The study will use a brain imaging method called electroencephalography (EEG) to compare the changes in brain activity of people with and without tinnitus while they listen to a series of sounds. Through her findings, she will aim to develop a test to tell whether a person has tinnitus or not.
The grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation is…