Action On Hearing Loss Guest Post

By Chrissy Hughes on 28th October 2014

As an audiologist, with Action on Hearing Loss and in the NHS, I see and speak to people and their families affected by hearing loss and tinnitus every day. Over the past 20 years, I have met some truly incredible people, who have done extraordinary things and had amazing lives, but because of their hearing…

Industrial Deafness and Tinnitus

By Chrissy Hughes on 3rd October 2014

Dangers of workplace noise – can your boss hear you? Right now there are one million people in the UK at risk of developing deafness as a result of exposure to loud noises in the work place, and over six million already suffering from tinnitus. Many people are so accustomed to the sound of their working…

Tinnitus Support Information

By Chrissy Hughes on 3rd September 2014

We often get asked for information about what support is available for tinnitus so we thought we’d put together this handy guide to some different places you can go. Firstly tinnitus associations are a great source of information, news and support. The biggest one in the world is the American Tinnitus Association which has members…

The Restored Hearing Community

By Chrissy Hughes on 1st September 2014

Being the Community Manager for such a unique startup was, at first, a challenging task but nonetheless a rewarding one. Before working with Restored Hearing, I managed communities in the entertainment and retail industry which was completely different. I have to say, working with Restored Hearing and knowing that we, as a team, are helping…

Way To Go

By Chrissy Hughes on 28th August 2014

This week has been amazing for Restored Hearing. First off, let me tell you a little bit about Wayra. Wayra provides an amazing work space for 9 months to start up companies, early stage investment, access to market leading experts and much, much more. A few weeks ago we learnt that we were through to…

I Want to Ride My Bicycle.. In Peace

By Chrissy Hughes on 19th August 2014

Recently I spotted a company while snooping on Twitter called Wind-Blox. Wind-Blox set out to protect the hearing of cyclists, as cyclists can be prone to hearing problems such as tinnitus and hyperacusis due to the sound of wind while cycling. Their tagline is “Wind-blox stops up to 80% of biking wind noise.” Here at Restored…

Communicate Your Hot as Hell Idea to the World

By Chrissy Hughes on 4th July 2014

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the EuroScience Open Forum in Copenhagen. I took part in the panel session, Unconventional Science Innovators, all about the transition from science to business and how scientific training can be helpful in start up world. Organised by the Young European Biotech Network, I was joined on…

Introducing Our New Team Member

By Chrissy Hughes on 21st May 2014

Hello everyone! I’m Chrissy, Restored Hearing’s new Communications Manager! I met the CEO, Rhona, at a recent DubStarts event and loved the whole idea behind the company so I applied for a position with them. I was told about two weeks ago that they wanted to offer me the job and I was delighted! Rhona…

Irish Times Innovation Awards

By Chrissy Hughes on 21st April 2014

There was lots of excitement in Restored Hearing HQ in the last fortnight as we attended the finals of the Irish Times Innovation Awards. It was an evening of inspiration with companies from all over Ireland presenting impactful innovations that they had developed. We thought we’d give you the inside story on our road to…