From Adele, currently stuggling with voice problems (BBC story here), to the significantly less-well renumerated librarian occasionally dragged in front of rapt audiences to explain the arcane magic of finding information, using one’s voice safely and healthily is an important, but much overlooked part of everyday life.
In addition to hearing research, the UCL Ear Institute and the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital undertake significant teaching, clinical and research work into voice disorders and vocal care, as part of UCL’s major interest in the fields of speech, voice and language.
Click here for tips and information about looking after your voice from The British Voice Association.
Click here for simple advice on protecting both voice and hearing from the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine
Click here to learn more about a whole range of voice disorders and their treatment on Medline Plus
Click here for an article from Patient Plus in the UK explaining hoarseness and voice problems.