|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
from 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.