Skip to main content

Our research associations

NextSense Institute staff are affiliated with numerous professional research organisations.
Dr Frances Gentle

Breda Carty

Director, Deaf Society of NSW

Consultant Expert (Education, Deaf Community and Culture, and Bioethics), Deaf Australia

Editor, Deaf History International newsletter

Frances Gentle

Vice President, International Council for the Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)

Editor, Journal of South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) & Member of the SPEVI Committee of Management

Member, Examinations Board, Australian Braille Authority

Member, Special Needs Assessment and Targeted Programs Advisory Panel, Association of Independent Schools

Coordinator, SPEVI Principles and Standards Review Committee

Greg Leigh

Adjunct Professor, Macquarie University, Department of Linguistics

Chairman, Australasian Newborn Hearing Screening Committee

Chairman, International Committee, International Congress on Education of the Deaf

Chairman, International Steering Committee, Asia Pacific Congress on Deafness

Consultant Expert (Education), Deaf Australia

Member, National Neonatal Hearing Screening Working Group, Australian Population Health Development Principal Committee

Member, Editorial Board, Deafness and Education International

Member, Editorial Board, Phonetics and Speech Sciences

Member, Literacy and Special Learning Needs Advisory Committee, NSW Association of Independent Schools

Philip Newall

Visiting Professor, University of Santo Tomas and University of the Philippines, Manila

Visiting Audiologist, Senese Centre, Samoa

Editorial Associate, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology

Editorial Consultant, Australian Journal of Audiology

Senior Consultant, China Research and Rehabilitation Centre for Deaf Children

Expert Committee Member, Chinese Scientific Journal of Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation

Board Member, Hearing International

Carabez Alliance for Deaf Children

Bring and Buy Ltd (Rotary Club of Carlingford).

Sue Silveira

Board Member, Australian Orthoptic Board

Convenor of Awards and Grants Standing Committee, Orthoptics Australia;

Scientific Convenor, 70th Annual Scientific Conference, Orthoptics Australia;

Member, Editorial Board, Australian Orthoptic Journal

Member, Orthoptic Standing Committee, Agency for Clinical Innovation

Member of the State-wide Eyesight Preschool Screening (StEPS) Implementation and Review Committee, NSW Health

Member, Prevention and Early Intervention Committee, Vision 2020.

Mike Steer

Editor, International Journal of Orientation and Mobility

Editorial Consultant, Australasian Journal of Special Education

Coordinator, Australian and New Zealand Leaders in Vision Education Services (LIVES)

NSW Committee Member, International Council for the Vision Impaired (ICEVI)

Member, Planning Committee, 2013 International Deafblindness Conference

Also in this section

Explore more of our research

Back to Research