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Research Interests

My work examines the psychosocial   influences of chronic hearing conditions. This extends from individual level   responses (modelling coping) to institutional and cultural influences on   hearing services (for example in residential care settings). My work in shared decision making in Audiology has been internationally recognised and my group have produced Decision Aids to support decision making in hearing care and tinnitus care.

Teaching Activity

I teach accross undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Audiology at Aston. I am the Programme Director for the Hearing Therapy suite of postgraduate programmes.

PhD Supervision

I am supervising projects in the experience of hearing loss in social contexts. In particular:

Nisha Dhanda- Principle Supervisor

Exploring the relationship between social isolation, hearing loss and dementia in a residential care setting.

Aleema Rahman - Associate Supervisor

The prevalence, impact and support needs of families and children with long-term otitis

media with effusion and hearing loss


I am the Programme Director for the Doctor of Hearing Therapy  Professional Doctorate programme.

Membership of Professional Bodies

I am a member of the British Acadamy of Audiology & British Society of Audiology.

I contribute to the Academic partnership between Aston University and the IDA Institute in Denmark.

I am registered as a Hearing Therapist with the RCCP


I have recently held roles as a Trustee of the British Society of Audiology and a Professional Advisory Committee member for the British Tinnitus Association.

Contact Details

Room:  VS117
Tel:  0121 204 4131 
Email:  h.pryce-cazalet@aston.ac.uk

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Bath

MSc, University of Oxford

PG Cert

BA, University of the West of England

External positions

Academic Supervisor

2018 → …

Teaching Fellow, University College Cork

2017 → …

External Examiner

2016 → …

Visiting Fellow, University of Manchester

2014 → …

Specialist Hearing Therapist

1994 → …

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Decision Support Techniques Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 31 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Review article

A mixed methods study of the management of hearing loss associated with otitis media with effusion in children with Down syndrome

Hall, A., Pryce, H., Bruce, I., Callery, P., Lakhanpaul, M. & Schilder, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Clinical Otolaryngology. 44, 1, p. 32-38 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Otitis Media with Effusion
Down Syndrome
Hearing Loss
Decision Making
Referral and Consultation

Lifeworld interpretation of tinnitus

Pryce, H. & Shaw, R. L., 24 Jun 2019, In : Medical Humanities.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Life World
Qualitative Study

Meeting patient and family needs through collaborative management planning: Shared decision making

Pryce, H., 1 Apr 2019, Patient and Family-Centered Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Mayer, C., Scarinci, N. & Hickson, L. (eds.). Thieme

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Tinnitus groups – a model of social support and social connectedness from peer interaction

Pryce, H., Moutela, T., Bunker, C. & Shaw, R. L., 1 Nov 2019, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 24, 4, p. 913-930 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Social Support
Self-Help Groups
Open Access
Cochlear Implantation
Decision Making
Cochlear Implants
decision making
comparison of methods


Thomas Simm Littler Award for academic contribution to Audiology

Helen Pryce (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Joss Millar Shield

Helen Pryce (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Ruth Spencer Prize

Helen Pryce (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)