School of Surgery

Ear Sciences Centre

Further information


Contact details


Ear Science Institute Australia,
Suite 1, Level 2, 1 Salvado Rd,
Subiaco, 6008

Postal Address

Ear Science Institute Australia,
Suite 1, Level 2, 1 Salvado Rd,
Subiaco, 6008

Research at the centre is facilitated by the close working relationship between clinicians and researchers.

Current research programs include:


The clinical leadership is provided by the Head of Ear Sciences Centre, Winthrop Professor Marcus Atlas. Key researchers include Adjunct Associate Professor Rodney Dilley, Adjunct Professor Robert Eikelboom, Professor De Wet Swanepoel, Dr Dona Jayakody and Prof Peter Friedland.

More information is available on the Ear Science Institute Australia’s website.

Enquiries regarding undergraduate and post-graduate research student projects should be made via email to

The Ear Sciences Centre was established in January 2006. It cemented the links between:

Research and training

The group has a strong emphasis on improving patient outcomes and a commitment to teaching and training. The research team is multi-disciplinary in nature, drawing skills from many fields such as engineering, computer science, molecular and cellular sciences, otolaryngology and audiology.

The work is carried out in close collaboration with other research institutions, universities, hospitals, government agencies, industry and patients.

The group provides research supervision over the full range of levels and timeframes in:

The work is supported on an ongoing basis by the Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation, as well as other competitive funding bodies, industry sponsors and members of the public.