Join the HEARsearch community and participate in ground-breaking research that leads to new insights and advancements in hearing health.
Why join HEARsearch?
Hearing loss affects 1 in 6 people worldwide. Today, we don't have enough research participants to conduct high impact research and we need your help. Anyone can participate - we welcome all ages and hearing abilities.
Make a difference
Your contribution will change the lives of people with hearing difficulties.
Contribute from anywhere
Take part in research wherever you are via your computer or our smartphone app.
Be in the know
Find out about new developments in hearing research, services and technology.
Here's what others are saying about HEARsearch
“I've always believed in putting something back into the community. I enjoy volunteering for NAL. I think the research NAL does is world-leading and very important for hearing-impaired people such as myself.”
- Richard, Sydney, Australia
“The commitment timewise is very minimal but I feel like I can contribute some real data to a rewarding study and it's satisfying being kept in the loop and being involved.”
- Caroline, Sydney, Australia
"Being a research volunteer gives me a great sense of fulfilment. It's quick, it's easy and the support staff make it very simple. What keeps me coming back is just the thought that every time I contribute to research it's making the world a slightly better place."
- Michael, Gold Coast, Australia
Joining HEARsearch is simple
Sign up to the HEARsearch community.
Create a profile
Take 5 minutes to create a profile that will help us match you to research studies.
Help advance research
Participate in studies that will benefit people with hearing difficulties.
Take part in world-leading hearing research
With 75 years of experience, NAL's team of world-class researchers lead the world in hearing research and evidence-based innovation.
Qualified professional support
Our qualified and experienced research staff are available to help and support you throughout the study.
The privacy of your personal data is an absolute priority for us. We will never share personal information with third parties.
No pressure, no commitment
You choose which studies you want to participate in and when.
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Level 4, Australian Hearing Hub
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Macquarie University NSW 2109