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PHOTOS: 2019 WiSys Ambassador Reception at Brittingham House

The 2019-2020 class of WiSys Ambassadors gathered in Madison for training and networking on August 15.

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How are researchers working to improve the auditory realm of occupational environments?

Evidence has been accumulating towards the impact of noise induced hearing loss among employees in occupations that are not traditionally monitored for occupational noise exposure. Many of these non-traditional occupations are exposed to intermittent doses of noise on duty and involve two way communication devices or other noise sources on a daily basis. Traditional noise dosimetry and sound level measurements often do not take into account all noise entering the ear. UW-Whitewater Assistant Professor Lynn Gilbertson, along with Dr. Donna Vosburgh and Timothy Klein, are working to develop a prototype that will more effectively measure noise levels in the ear canal.

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