Recipient Awards

At CHS Global Partnerships for Research & Innovation, we believe in the power of proof. Just as science is built upon evidence, we expect our researchers and innovators to deliver results. We invest in ideas that will turn into action. This means making discoveries that will have a meaningful impact on the quality of life for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals. 

Award recipients for 2023 are as follows:

Family language planning for Deaf & hard of hearing children and their families

Grant Award: $88,315
Principal Investigator: Christi Batamula, PhD
Institution: Gallaudet University

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Objective and subjective characteristics of sleep and mental health in deaf and hard of hearing individuals

Grant Award: $98,500
Principal Investigator: Michelle Carr, PhD
Institution: Université de Montréal 

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“Look over here!”: Using visual cues to support spatial hearing in children with hearing loss

Grant Award: $99,194
Principal Investigator: Karen A. Gordon, PhD
Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

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Assessment of the long-term auditory and vestibular function in hospitalized and non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Grant Award: $99,924
Principal Investigator: Navid Shahnaz, PhD
Institution: University of British Columbia

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