The HEAD Graduate School First Summer Workshop
The first HEAD Graduate School Summer Workshop was held at Vårdnäs Stiftsgård; Rimforsa; Sweden; June 9-10; 2008. The workshop was open to scientists with an interest in the field of hearing and deafness. Representatives rom user organizations and from the hearing aid industry were also present.
HEAD Graduate School
Founded in the spring of 2008; the HEAD Graduate School promotes interdisciplinary research training in the field of hearing impairment and deafness. It is run in collaboration between the universities of Linköping and Örebro within the framework of the Swedish Institute for Disability Research (SIDR) and is funded by the Swedish Research Council. For further information about the HEAD Graduate School and its activities please visit www.ihv.se/head.
The workshop was organized by Mary Rudner; Josefine Andin; Mathias Hällgren; Björn Lidestam; and Vendela Westin.