Workshop by visiting scholar from the University of Gent, Belgium
Posted on November 27, 2013
Dr Leen Maes (PhD) from the University of Gent in Belgium was hosted at University of Pretoria to establish a strong long-term association and collaboration in the field of vestibular-audiology and to develop future research. There was an opportunity to
Conversation Groups projects for individuals with acquired communication disorders celebrated
Posted on October 24, 2013
The Conversation Groups for individuals living with aphasia and cognitive-communication disorders in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Pretoria held their annual Open Evening on 16 October. The Groups comprise indivi
Final year students present research projects
Posted on October 12, 2013
Final year speech-language therapy and audiology students presented their research projects on 10 October to staff and 3rd year students.
20Q's with De Wet Swanepoel by Gus Mueller
Posted on October 07, 2013
In his popular blog - 20Q's - featured on Audiology Online Dr Gus Mueller invites De Wet Swanepoel to answer questions on technology and connectivity for bringing audiology to the people
CHRIB seminar on early communication intervention
Posted on September 19, 2013
Participants of the annual CHRIB seminar held on 7 September 2013 received the latest information in five presentations by staff and postgraduate students.
Vestibular Assessment & Management Workshop
Posted on September 16, 2013
International and national experts will present on this 2-day workshop at the Department of Communication Pathology.
Newspaper articles for Deaf Awareness Month
Posted on September 16, 2013
Several articles were published for Deaf Awareness month in September by Prof De Wet Swanepoel in South African Newspapers.
Inaugural address by Prof Bart Vinck
Posted on September 04, 2013
Head of Department, Professor Bart Vinck, gave his inaugural speech on 2 September 2013.
Stuttering Conference - 24 & 25 October
Posted on September 02, 2013
International and local experts will be presenting during this 2 day workshop on fluency disorders and subtypes. Speakers include Prof Diane Kendall, University of Washington USA and Prof John van Borsel, Ghent University, Belgium.
Feature article on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Posted on August 27, 2013
The award winning new Mamelodi Voice newspaper developed as a UP Journalism project features students from the Dept of Communication Patholohgy reaching out to patients in Mamelodi.
Masters degree student in Audiology wins Faculty Prize
Posted on August 26, 2013
Ms Faheema Mahomed won the research masters degree prize on 24 August 2013 for the Faculty of Humanities during the postgraduate research day.
Annual CHRIB Seminar 2013
Posted on August 12, 2013
Celebrating 23 years of early communication intervention, the annual CHRIB seminar will be held on Saturday 7 September 2013.
Breakthrough technology developed for hearing screening
Posted on August 07, 2013
Technology developed at the University of Pretoria offers improved hearing screening at a fraction of existing costs. The development holds potential for widespread impact on current services.
Cochlear Implant Workshop: Do they meet expectations?
Posted on June 24, 2013
International and national experts will be presenting on cochlear implants and their efficacy on 1 August for a multidisciplinary team of audiologists, speech-language therapists, ENT's and educators.
Ear canal management workshop - 8 August 2013
Posted on June 07, 2013
Local and international experts will be providing theoretical and practical training on ear canal management by audiologists.
World Kangaroo Mother Care Day celebrated by final year students
Posted on May 21, 2013
Staff and students from the Department of Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria are involved in one of the most important evidence-based interventions for preterm and low birth weight babies in the world.
The final year students are par
Launching iPad Conversation Group
Posted on May 20, 2013
The UP Conversation group recently launched the use of iPad's as part of their group therapy sessions.
CANCELLED - Vestibular disorders workshop - 25 July 2013
Posted on May 17, 2013
We regret to inform all interested parties that the Vestibular Course of 25 July has been cancelled due to logistical difficulties. A full-day seminar is being planned for later this year with prominent international speakers and specialists from across t
Surprise and his hearing aid
Posted on April 24, 2013
The story of Surprise and his new hearing aid. He is a different boy now. He is playing, participating and even talking!
Fulbright Professor hosted at University of Pretoria
Posted on April 12, 2013
Professor from the University of Washington, USA, received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research at the University of Pretoria in cooperation with Prof Anita van der Merwe from the Department of Communication Pathology