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Libby Harricks Memorial Oration: 5 December 2023

Nov 29, 2023

This December, join legendary Cochlear pioneer Prof Jim Patrick AO to hear about the evolution of cochlear implants, and their transformative impact on society.

Professor Patrick’s collaboration with Prof Graeme Clark led to this groundbreaking innovation, changing the lives of countless people with severe hearing.

The journey of cochlear implants, from conception to a life-changing reality, is a testament to Australian ingenuity.

Professor Patrick’s contributions to this field are immense. His blend of expertise in physics, communications engineering, and biomedical engineering was crucial in developing key features of the cochlear implant. These innovations laid the groundwork for advanced signal-processing strategies, significantly improving speech understanding for implant users​​.

Tuesday 5 December at Cochlear Headquarters, Macquarie University precinct, Sydney. 6pm for drinks and nibbles.

Admission is free. Numbers will be limited.

Register here.

Jim Patrick AO