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Professor Peter Blamey

Bionics Institute


Professor Peter Blamey

I manage the Institute’s intellectual property portfolio and I’m involved in research leadership in our Bionic Hearing, Bionic Vision, and Neurobionics programs.

  • BSc (ANU), AIA (London), PhD (Monash), GAICD
  • I’ve worked on cochlear implants, hearing aids, and the development of spoken language in children with impaired hearing since 1979 when I joined Graeme Clark’s team at The University of Melbourne
  • Honorary Professorial Fellow Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne
  • Managing Director, Australia Hears Pty Ltd
  • Board Member for the Children’s Charity Network
  • Co-inventor of over 20 patent and patent application families, many of which have been successfully commercialised
  • Awarded the American Academy of Audiology International Award (2007)
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