Bionic ear developer honoured with an Order of Australia

Cochlear Ltd’s Chief Scientist and Bionics Institute Honorary Fellow, Professor Jim Patrick, was awarded an Order of Australia in the 2015 Australia Day Honours for his contribution to the development of the cochlear implant.  Jim has devoted his entire career to developing and improving this life-changing technology and his impact on the field has been highly significant.  The Institute congratulates Jim on this honour – it is a fitting recognition of his outstanding contributions to the technical and commercial development of the cochlear implant.

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