Professor Robert Cowan

Professor Robert Cowan

Bid wins:
Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implant and Related Sciences (APSCI)
4-7 May 2021

About:
Professor Bob Cowan is CEO of the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre and HEARworks, its commercial arm. A Professorial Research Fellow at The University of Melbourne and Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University, he has extensive experience in management and commercialisation of hearing technology and clinical research, and has published in the fields of audiology, cochlear implants and hearing technology, bioengineering, health economics, and biomedical research management. Bob joined Professor Graeme Clark’s team in 1985, and with him, established the HEARing CRC in 1992.  Now in its fourth term, The HEARing CRC brings together 21 members, representing Australia’s leading research, educational, and clinical hearing health services and its international companies Cochlear and Sivantos.  He was Chair of Audiology Australia’s National Conference Committee from 2002 to 2018, and is currently Chair of the 2019 IERASG Symposium Organising Committee and Co-Convenor of the 2021 APSCI meeting to be held in Melbourne.

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