Recent updates and upcoming events

Sept 2018
A new paper on “A “buildup” of speech intelligibility in listeners with normal hearing and hearing loss” by Best, Swaminathan, Kopčo, Roverud and Shinn-Cunningham accepted for publication in Trends in Hearing.
Students Keerthi Duraswami (PhD) and Ondrej Spisak (Bc) joined the lab.

May 2018 We’re presenting a poster at the 175th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Minneapolis.

March 2018 We’re presenting a poster in the 25th meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in Boston.

Feb 2018 Noro presents our research at the 2018 Cognitive School in the Czech Rep.

Jan 2018 Our lab joins the Aural Assessment by Means of Binaural Algorithms (AABBA) group and Noro and Rene participate in a 2-day workshop in Vienna Jan 30-31.

Nov 2017 A new paper on “Temporal characteristics of contextual effects in sound localization” by Hládek, Tomoriová and Kopčo accepted for publication in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
Sept 2017
Maike Ferber started working in our lab as an ALT researcher.
Bernadeta Hrebenarova defended her MSc. thesis at the Safarik University Faculty of Medicine.
Veronika Pikova started work on her Bc. thesis in our lab.
June 2017 We presented 3 posters at the Acoustics ’17 conference in Boston (view posters by Hládek et al., Loksa & Kopčo and Kopčo et al.).

We have just finished another very successful workshop. Many thanks to all participants, speakers and poster presenters! We hope to see you all in 2 years in Košice.

June 2017 Carlos Trenado from Duesseldorf University Hospital visits us on a Short-Term Scientific Mission grant to work on “Stochastic resonance in auditory spatial discrimination and its possible implications for tinnitus”, supported by the TINNET grant.
We are preparing the 3rd Workshop on Cognitive neuroscience of auditory and cross-modal perception, to be held on May 29-31, 2017 in Košice
(download the Workshop announcement).
PhD position available to work on game development in ALT project.
May 2017 We are hosting Erick Gallun, from Portland VA/OHSU.

April 2017 New conference papers by Tomoriová et al. (2017), Šebeňa et al. (2017), and Lokša & Kopčo (2017) , to be presented at Kognícia a umelý život (Cognition and Artificial Life), 31.5. – 2.6.2017, Trenčianske Teplice.

April 2017 Gabika Andrejkova was awarded the Large Medal of St. Gorazd by the Minster of Education of Slovakia for her educational work on the Olympiad in Informatics.

March 2017 New paper “Streaming and sound localization with a preceding distractor” by Norbert Kopčo, Gabriela Andrejková, Virginia Best and Barbara Shinn-Cunningham was accepted for publication in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters.

Feb 2017 Eleni Vlahou was awarded a Short-Term Scientific Mission grant to work on a videogame that improves tinnitus symptoms using spatial hearing training with virtual auditory display techniques, in collaboration with colleagues from the TINNET consortium.

Feb 2017 We were awarded a new grant to study Plasticity of spatial processing in normal and cochlear implant hearing, in collaboration with our colleagues at the Austrian Academy of Science and Charles University.

For more news and older updates see the Seminars and Events section.