Prime Minister's New Innovator's Prize winner

The Department of Surgery would like to congratulate Dr Luke Campbell, a PhD graduand from Department of Surgery – Otolaryngology, who won the Prime Minister’s New Innovator’s Prize in Canberra recently.

L to R Yoko (Luke's wife), Dr Luke Campbell, Professor Stephen O' Leary and Ian Campbell (Luke's father).
L to R Yoko (Luke's wife), Dr Luke Campbell, Professor Stephen O' Leary and Ian Campbell (Luke's father).

The award was recognises his innovation in headphones that automatically “fit” to an individual’s hearing, marketed by his company, Nura.

Luke completed PhD research in Otolaryngology in intraoperative surgical monitoring for cochlear implantation (work which led to patents pending with Cochlear).

During his candidature, Luke was an awardee of the Melbourne Accelerator Program (2016) for the early development of his headphones.