Dr Eldré Beukes, is a Clinical Scientist in Audiology, who has gained widespread experience working in various NHS trusts. Her speciality lies in hearing implantable devices, vestibular assessments, tinnitus work and managing complex hearing loss. She has a PhD in Audiology, teaches students and is involved in numerous post-doctoral research projects. She won the 2017 Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize for her publication on the development of the Internet-intervention for tinnitus and the Richard May prize for the best training audiological scientist following her exams in 2009.
Clinical Audiologist: Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
Associate lecturer: Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
Post-doctoral researcher: Lamar University, USA & Anglia Ruskin University
Masters in Audiology
BSc in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Audiological Scientist Training
British Sign Language Level 1
Associate Teaching Fellowship
Certificate in Audiology APEL Route
Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize, 2017
British Society of Audiology Applied Research Grant, 2016
Graduate teaching assistant scholarship, Anglia Ruskin University, 2014
Richard May Prize 2007 for best Audiological Scientist Trainee of the year
Health and Care Professions Council Registration
Clinical Scientist in Audiology No: CS18180
Hearing Aid Dispenser: HAD02755
British Society of Audiology No: 3845
British Tinnitus Association corporate member
Present research is into developing and evaluating an internet intervention for tinnitus in the UK and USA. For more information see www.tacklingtinnitus.co.uk.
UCL Tinnitus Masterclass presentation. 2018. Internet-based tinnitus interventions.
Keynote speaker at the British Tinnitus Association Conference 2017. Cognitive behavioural therapy for tinnitus.
Third Internet and Audiology Conference, Kentucky, USA, 2017. Evaluating an Internet intervention for tinnitus.
1st World Tinnitus Congress and the XII International Tinnitus Seminar, Warsaw, Poland, 2017. An Internet-based intervention for tinnitus.
Manchester University Tinnitus Masterclass presentation. 2017. Practicalities of an Internet-based intervention.
13th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and other Implantable Auditory Technologies, Munich, Germany, 2014. Hearing Preservation following Adult Cochlear Implantation.
BAA Regional Meeting in Cambridge, 2010. Implantable devices.
Beukes, E.W., Baguley, D.M., Allen, P.M., Manchaiah, V. & Andersson, G. (2018). Audiologist-Guided Internet-Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adults with Tinnitus in the United Kingdom: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Ear and Hearing. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000505
Beukes, E.W., Allen, P.M., Baugley, D.M., Manchaiah, V., & Andersson, G. (2018). Long-term efficacy of Audiologist-Guided Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for tinnitus. American Journal of Audiology. In press.
Beukes, E.W., Allen, P.M., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D.M. & Andersson, G. (2017). Internet-based intervention for tinnitus: outcome of a single-group open trial. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28(4), 340-351. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.16055.
Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E.W., Granberg, S., Durisala, N., Baguley, D.M., Allen, P.M. & Andersson, G. (2018). Problems and life effects experienced by tinnitus research study volunteers: an exploratory study using the ICF classification. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.17094.
Beukes, E.W., Baguley, D.M., Allen, P.M., Manchaiah, V. & Andersson, G. (2017). Guided Internet-based versus face-to-face clinical care in the management of tinnitus: study protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial. Trials, 18(1), 186. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1931-6
Beukes, E.W., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., Allen, P.M., Terlizzi, P.M. & Baguley, D.M. (2017). Situationally influenced tinnitus coping strategies: a mixed methods approach. Disability and Rehabilitation, 00, 1-11. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1362708
Beukes, E.W., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D.M., Allen, P.M. & Andersson, G. (2017). Process evaluation of Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for adults with tinnitus in the context of a randomised control trial. International Journal of Audiology. 0, 1-12. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2017.1384858
Beukes, E.W., Manchaiah, V., Valien, T.E., Baguley, D.M., Allen, P.M. & Andersson, G. (2017). Positive experiences related to living with tinnitus: A cross‐sectional survey. Clinical Otolaryngology, 00, 1-7. doi: 10.1111/coa.13002
Manchaiah, V., Zhao, F., Widen, S., Auzenne, J., Beukes, E. W., Ahmadi, T., … & Germundsson, P. (2017). Social Representation of “Loud Music” in Young Adults: A Cross-Cultural Study. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28(6), 522-533. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3766/jaaa.16046
Manchaiah, V., Zhao, F., Widén, S., Auzenne, J., Beukes, E. W., Ahmadi, T., … & Germundsson, P. (2017). Social representation of “music” in young adults: a cross-cultural study. International Journal of Audiology, 56(1), 24-32. doi: /10.1080/14992027.2016.1227481.
Beukes, E.W., Vlaescu, G., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D.M., Allen, P.M., Kaldo, V. & Andersson, G. (2016). Development and technical functionality of an Internet-based intervention for tinnitus in the UK. Internet Interventions, 6, 6-15. doi: 10.1016/j.invent.2016.08.00
Beukes, E.W., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P.M., Baguley, D.M. & Andersson, G. (2015). Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for adults with tinnitus in the UK: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 5(9), p.e008241. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008241.
Beukes, E. W., Munro, K. J., & Purdy, S. C. (2009). Duration-sensitive neurons in the auditory cortex. Neuroreport, 20(13), 1129-1133. DOI: 10.1097/WNR.0b013e32832ea601.