Dr Piers Dawes - 19th annual Libby Harricks Memorial Oration
Dr Piers Dawes studied speech and hearing science at Curtin University in Western Australia before moving to the UK to study for a doctorate in experimental psychology at Oxford University. He is a senior lecturer in audiology at the University of Manchester. Dr Dawes' research concerns the impact of hearing impairment on development in childhood and old age, and improving the quality of life for adults and children with hearing impairments. Dr Dawes was a recipient of a US-UK Fulbright award and was awarded the British Society of Audiology’s TS Littler prize for services to audiology.
Extracted from Maggie's Recipe for Life by Maggie Beer with Professor Ralph Martins, published by Simon & Schuster Australia, RRP AU$39.99 or NZ$45.00.
Photography © Dragan Radocaj