Dr Eldré Beukes

Lecturer in Audiology

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

School:Psychology and Sport Science

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Health and social care

Research Supervision:Yes

Eldré is a lecturer in audiology with expertise in auditory pathologies and intervention development. She is a clinical scientist in Audiology.

eldre.beukes@aru.ac.uk

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Background

Eldré’s research involves improving outcomes for patients, for which she has received four prizes. She is a clinical scientist in audiology and continues to treat patients. She is the author of two books and a Senior Fellow of the BSA and Associate Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Eldré’s research focus is on improving outcomes for patients and individuals with disabilities. She received the Shapiro prize for her research three years in concession between 2017-2019 and the 2019 Hallpike Research Prize. She is a clinical scientist in Audiology and was awarded the Richard May prize following her training.

Eldré continues to treat patients and is director of Audiological Specialist Care. She is the author of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Tinnitus and Evaluating and Conducting Research in Audiology. She is a Senior Fellow of the British Society of Audiology and Associate Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Research interests

  • Accessible hearing healthcare delivery (eHelath/tehealth/internet interventions)
  • Digital therapeutics
  • Tinnitus and hearing loss
  • Paralympics
  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Areas of research supervision

  • Current PhD Student: Addressing wellbeing for individuals with vision impairment
  • External supervision: AuD students, Lamar University, USA
  • External PhD examination: University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • External examinations, MSc Projects Canterbury University, New Zealand

Teaching

Qualifications

  • PhD: An internet based intervention for tinnitus, ARU
  • MSc in Audiology, University of Manchester
  • Honours in Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Certificate of Audiology Competence, British Academy of Audiology
  • British Sign Language Level 1, Cambridge Regional College
  • Hearing aid aptitude test, Aston University, Birmingham
  • Associate Teaching Fellowship, ARU

Memberships, editorial boards

Memberships

  • Senior Fellow of the British Society of Audiology
  • Member of the British Society of Audiology
  • HCPC-registered clinical Scientist
  • HCPC-registered Hearing Aid Dispenser

Editorial boards

  • Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Audiology Research

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

Grants

  • British Society of Audiology Research grant
  • Basil Brown Trust small grant

Awards

  • Senior Fellow of the British Society of Audiology
  • Hallpike Prize Research Prize from the British Association of Audiological Physicians, 2019
  • Shapiro Prize from the British Tinnitus Association for clinically applicable research, 2019
  • Richard May Prize from the British Academy of Audiology for the best UK trainee Audiological Scientist

Selected recent publications

Books

Beukes, E., Andersson, G., Manchaiah, V., Kaldo, V., 2021. Cognitive behavioral therapy for tinnitus (Plymouth: Plural Publishing Inc.).

Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E., Roeser, R. J., 2021. Evaluating and conducting research in audiology (Plymouth: Plural Publishing Inc.).

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., Allen, P. M., Baguley, D. M., 2019. A framework for designing and evaluating Internet-interventions to improve Tinnitus care. In Saunders, E. (Ed.), 2019. Tele-Audiology and the Optimization of Hearing Health Care Delivery (Pennsylvania: ISI Global,) pp. 121-160. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8191-8.ch006

Selected peer-reviewed publications since 2016

Beukes, E. W., Ulep., A. J., Eubank, T., Manchaiah, V., 2021. The impact of COVID-19 and the Pandemic on Tinnitus: A systematic Review. Journal of Clinical Medicine. doi: 10.3390/jcm10132763

Beukes, E. W., Andersson, G., Fagelson, M., Manchaiah, V., 2021. Dismantling internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for tinnitus. The contribution of applied relaxation: A randomized controlled trial. Internet Interventions, 25, 100402. doi: 10.1016/j.invent.2021.100402

Beukes, E. W., Lourenco, M., Biot, L., Andersson, G., Kaldo, V., Manchaiah, V., Jacquemin, L., 2021. Suggestions for Shaping Tinnitus Service Provision in Western Europe: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic. International journal of clinical practice, e14196. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.14196

Beukes, E. W., Andersson, G., Fagelson, M., & Manchaiah, V., 2021. Audiologist-supported Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for tinnitus in the United States: A Pilot Trial. American Journal of Audiology, 30(3), pp. 717-729.

Frumkin, M., Kallogjeri, D., Piccirillo, J., Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G. A., Rodebaugh, T., 2021. Development and Preliminary Evaluation of the Tinnitus Severity Short Form. American Journal of Audiology, 30(2), pp. 404-415. doi: 10.1044/2021_AJA-20-00164

Parmar, B., Beukes, E.W., Rajasingan, S., 2021. The impact of COVID-19 on provision of UK audiology services and on attitudes towards delivery of telehealth services. International Journal of Audiology. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2021.1921292

Somani, N., Beukes E. W., Latham, K., Andersson, G., Allen, P. M., 2021. Designing an Internet-based intervention for improving wellbeing in people with acquired vision loss: A Delphi consensus study. Opthalmic and Physiogical Optics, 41(5), pp. 971-984.

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D.M., Jacquemin, L., Lourenco, M. P. C. G., Allen, P. M., Onozuka, J., Stockdale, D., Kaldo, V., Andersson, G., Manchaiah, V., 2020. Changes in tinnitus experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers in Public Health, 8, 592878. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.592878

Beukes, E. W., Fagelson, M., Arnoson E. P., Munoz, M. F., Andersson, G., Manchaiah, V., 2020. Readability following cultural and linguistic adaptations of an Internet-based Intervention for Tinnitus for use in the United States. American Journal of Audiology, 29(2), pp. 97-109. doi: 10.1044/2019_AJA-19-00014

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. A., Andersson, G. A., Baguley, D. M., 2020. Exploring tinnitus heterogeneity. Progress in Brain Research, 260, pp. 79-99. doi: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2020.05.022

Allen, P. M., Mann, D. L., van der Linde, I., Beukes, E. W., 2020. Perspectives of a new sport-specific Para Shooting classification system. Journal of Sports Sciences, 39:sup1, pp. 198-208. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1851923

Felipe, L., Beukes, E. W., Fox, B. A., Manchaiah, V., 2020. Quality and readability of English-language Internet information for vestibular disorders. Journal of Vestibular Research, 30(2), pp. 63-72. doi: 10.3233/VES-200698

Maguire, R., Timmis, M. A., Wilkins, L., Mann, D. L., Beukes, E., Homer, A., Johnstone, J. A., Adie, J. M., Arnold, D., Allen, P. M., 2020. Cricketers are not tickled pink by the new coloured ball. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 24(2), pp. 183-188. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2020.08.006

Manchaiah, V., Bellon-Harn, M. L., Kelly-Campbell, R. J., Beukes, E. W., Bailey, A., & Pyykkö, I., 2020. Media use by older adults with hearing loss: An exploratory survey. American Journal of Audiology, 29(2), pp. 218-225. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJA-19-00039

Manchaiah, V., Bellon-Harn, M. L., Mercado, I., Beukes, E. W., Swarnalatha Nagaraj, V., 2020. Portrayal of hearing loss in YouTube videos: An exploratory cross-sectional analysis. American Journal of Audiology, 29(3), pp. 450-459. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJA-19-00121

Manchaiah, V., Bellon-Harn, M.L., Michelles, M., Swarnalatha Nagaraj, V., Beukes, E. W., 2020. A content analysis of YouTube videos related to hearing aids. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 31(9), pp. 636-645. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1717123

Manchaiah, V., Kelly-Campbell, R. J., Bellon-Harn, M. L., Beukes, E. W., 2020. Quality, readability and suitability of hearing health related materials: A descriptive review. American Journal of Audiology, 29(3), pp. 513-527. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJA-19-00040

Manchaiah, V., Munoz, M. F., Hatfield, E., Fagelson, M. A., Aronson, E. P., Andersson, G., Beukes, E. W., 2020. Translation and adaptation of three English language tinnitus related questionnaires to Spanish. International Journal of Audiology, 57(7), pp. 513-518. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2020.1717006

Manchaiah, V., Valescu, G., Varadaraj, S., Aronson, E. P., Fagelson, M. A., Munoz, M. F., Andersson, G., Beukes, E. W., 2020. Features, functionality, and acceptability of Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for tinnitus in the United States. American Journal of Audiology, 29(3), pp. 476-490. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJA-20-00002

Nagra, M, Allen, P. A., Norgett, Y., Beukes, E. W., Bowen, M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2020. The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on working practices of UK primary care optometrists. Opthalmic and Physiological Optics, 41(2), pp. 378-392. doi: 10.1111/opo.12786

Vianya-Estopa, M., Wolffsohn, J. S., Beukes, E., Trott, M., Smith, L., Allen, P. M., 2020. Soft contact lens wearers’ compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 44(4), 101359. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2020.08.003

Vianya-Estopa, M., Garcia-Porta, N., Piñero, D. P., Simo Mannion, L., Beukes, E. W., Wolffsohn, J. S., Allen, P. M., 2020. Contact lens wear and care in Spain during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 44(5), 101381. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2020.11.001

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Internet-based interventions for adults with hearing loss, vestibular disorders and tinnitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Trends in Hearing, 23. doi: 10.1177/2331216519851749

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2019. Internet-based audiological Interventions: An Update for Clinicians. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups. SIG 18 Telepractice, 4(3), pp. 542-552. doi: 10.1044/2019_PERS-SIG18-2018-0003

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2019. Does evidence support audiological Internet-based interventions? The Hearing Journal, 72(10), pp. 44-45. doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000602920.83942.c5

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2019. Portrayal of ‘hearing loss’ and ‘hearing aids’ in the United States newspaper media. The Hearing Journal, 72(6), pp. 36-37. doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000558468.82774.8a

Beukes, E. W., Wilkins, L., Zaborski, Z., Allen, P., 2019. Comparing awareness of mental health issues and cognitive behavioural therapy in male and female UK Premier League academy soccer players and university students. Journal of Sport and Human Performance, 7(1).

Manchaiah, V., Ratinaud, P., Beukes, E. W., 2019. Representation of Hearing loss and Hearing Aid(s) in the United States Newspaper Media: Cross-sectional Analysis of Secondary Data. American Journal of Audiology, 28(1), pp. 11-25. doi: 10.1044/2018_AJA-18-0058

Wilkins, L., Sweeney, J., Zaborski, Z., Nelson, C., Tweddle, S., Beukes, E. W., Allen, P. M., 2019. Elite academy soccer players’ perceptions towards Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 14(1), pp. 55-67. doi: 10.1123/jcsp.2018-0026

Beukes, E. W., Allen, P. M., Baguley, D. M., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., 2018. Long-term efficacy of audiologist-guided Internet-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Tinnitus. American Journal of Audiology, 27(3S), pp. 431-447. doi: 10.1044/2018_AJA-IMIA3-18-0004 [Estimated REF2021 score: 4]

Beukes, E. W., Andersson, G., Allen, P. M. Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., 2018. Effectiveness of Guided Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs Face-to-Face Clinical Care for Treatment of Tinnitus. A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 144(12), pp. 1126-1133. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2238 [Estimated REF2021 score: 4]

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, 39(3), pp. 423-433. doi: 10.1097/AUD.000000000000505

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Internet-based interventions for adults with hearing loss, vestibular disorders and tinnitus: protocol for a systematic. Systematic Reviews, 7, 205. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0880-9

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Davies, A., Allen, P. M, Baguley, D. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Participants’ experiences of an Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy intervention for tinnitus. International Journal of Audiology, 57(12), pp. 947-954. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2018.1514538

Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E. W., 2018. Comments on Tao et al. (2018), “Multiple-Frequency Matching Treatment Strategy for Tinnitus.” Journal of International Advanced Otology, 14(2):, pp. 344-345. doi: 10.5152/iao.2018.5537

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, 29(10), pp. 936-947. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.17094

Manchaiah, V., Zhao, F., Widén, S., Auzenne, J., Beukes, E. W., Ahmadi, T. Tomé, D., Mahadeva, D., Krishna, R., Germundsson, P., 2018. Social representation of “music” in young adults: a cross-cultural study. International Journal of Audiology, 56(1), pp. 24-32.

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), pp. 340-351. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.16055

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., 2017. Guided internet-based versus face-to-face care in the management of tinnitus: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial. Trials, 18, 186. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1931-6

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, 57(2), pp. 98-109. 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, 43(2), pp. 489-495. doi: 10.1111/coa.13002

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G. Valien, T. E., Allen, P. M., Terlizzi, P. M., Baguley, D. M., 2017. Situationally influenced tinnitus coping strategies: A mixed methods approach. Disability and Rehabilitation, 40(24), pp. 2884-2894. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1362708

Manchaiah, V., Zhao, F., Widen, S., Auzenne, J., Beukes, E. W., Ahmadi, T., Tomé, D., Mahadeva, D., Krishna, R., Germundsson P., 2017. Social Representation of “Loud Music” in Young Adults: A Cross-Cultural Study. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28(6), pp. 522-533. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.16046

Beukes, E. W., Vlaescu, G., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., 2016. Development and efficacy of an Internet-based intervention for tinnitus in the UK. Internet Interventions, 6, pp. 6-15. doi: 10.1016/j.invent.2016.08.002

Publications in peer reviewed professional journals

Allen, P. M., Beukes, E. W., Smith, L., Manbir, N., Norgett, Y., Bowen, M., Vinya-Estopa, M., 2021. Optometry practice in the UK in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic: initial response and on-going clinical implications. Optometry in Practice, 22(2), 7 July 2021

Beukes, E. W., 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has worsened tinnitus for many sufferers - new research. The Conversation, 6 November 2020.

Beukes E. W., 2020. Can Internet-based care help our tinnitus patients? Audacity, March 2020.

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2020. Multinational survey reveals the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people with tinnitus. Tinnitus Today, 49(3), pp. 4-7.

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2020. Coping with tinnitus during the COVID 19 pandemic. Tinnitus Today, 49(3), pp. 27-29.

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2020. How can there be so many unanswered questions after so many doctor’s appointments? Launching Internet-based tinnitus care. Tinnitus Today, 45(1), pp. 14-18.

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2020. Is Internet-based care an option for tinnitus management? American Tinnitus Association, spring 2020.

Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E. W., 2020. How to Develop and Deliver Internet-based Audiological Interventions. The Hearing Journal, 23 April 2020.

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2019. Does evidence support audiological Internet-based interventions? The Hearing Journal, 72(10), pp. 44-45. doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000602920.83942.c5

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., 2019. Portrayal of ‘hearing loss’ and ‘hearing aids’ in the United States newspaper media. The Hearing Journal, 72(6), pp. 36-37. doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000558468.82774.8aps

Beukes, E. W, 2019. Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for adults with tinnitus. ENT & Audiology News, 28(2), May/ June 2019.

Beukes, E. W., 2019. Tinnitus: why it’s still such a mystery to science. The Conversation, 26 September 2019.

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Andersson, G., 2017. Developing an Internet-based intervention. Audacity, 2017.

Beukes, E. W., 2015. An internet intervention for tinnitus. Quiet, 22, Summer 2015.

Beukes, E. W., 2015. The enigma of tinnitus. Action on Hearing Loss, April 2015.

Recent presentations and conferences

Peer-reviewed conference presentations

Beukes, E. W., 2021. Delivering clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. VCCA.2021 eConference, June 2021.

Beukes, E. W., 2021. Evaluating internet interventions in the US. Internet and audiology eConference, May 2021.

Beukes, E., Manchaiah, V., 2021. What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus All About? American Academy of Audiology eConference, podium presentation, April 2021.

Beukes, E. W., 2021. COVID-19, what are the implications for Audiologists? Ball State University Continuing Education eConference, invited speaker, March 2021.

Beukes, E., Andersson, G., Fagelson, M,A.. & Manchaiah, V, Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Results of two U.S. RCTs. American Auditory Society Meeting, eConference, podium presentation, March 2021.

Beukes, E., Manchaiah, V., 2021. Exploring Tinnitus Subgroups. American Auditory Society Meeting, eConference, podium presentation, March 2021.

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., Kaldo, V., Jacquemin, L., Lourenco, M., Onozuka, J., 2020. How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect tinnitus? British Tinnitus Association Virtual Conference 2020 eConference, invited speaker.

Parmar, B., Beukes, E. W., Rajasingam., S., 2020. The impact of COVID-19 on attitudes towards telehealth: A survey of UK hearing care professionals. British Society of Audiology eConference 2020, poster presentation.

Frumkin, M., Kallogjeri, D., Piccirillo, J., Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V,. Andersson, G., Rodebaugh, T., 2020. Measurement of Tinnitus Distress: Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory and Tinnitus Functional Index and Development of a Combined Short Form. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy 54th Annual Convention (ACBT 2020) eConference.

Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E., Aronson Parks, E., Munoz, M., Andersson, G., Fagelson, M. A., 2020. Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (ICBT) for Tinnitus in the U.S. American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona (USA), podium presentation, March 2020.

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. A., Andersson, G., 2019. Internet-based interventions: what progress has been made? British Academy of Audiology Conference, Liverpool, UK, invited speaker.

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. A., Andersson, G., 2019. Can an online intervention for tinnitus really work? British Society of Audiolgy-eConference, invited live presentation.

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. A., Andersson, G., 2019. An Internet-based intervention for tinnitus. British Association of Audiological Physicians Conference, Cheadle, UK, invited speaker.

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. A., Baguley, D. M., Andersson, G., 2019. What are the effects of Internet-interventions for audio-vestibular disorders? Internet and Audiology conference, Southampton, UK, June 2019.

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Fagelson, M. A., Munoz, M. F., Parks Aronson, B., Andersson, G., 2019. Improving accessibility of an Internet-intervention for tinnitus. Internet and Audiology conference, Southampton, UK, June 2019.

Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M. Allen, P. A., Andersson, G., 2018. Internet-based intervention for adults with tinnitus. Texas Audiology conference, USA.

Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. A., Andersson, G., 2018. Internet-based intervention for adults with tinnitus. 34th World Congress of Audiology, Cape Town, South Africa, October 2018.

Beukes, E. W., Andersson, G., Baguley, D. M., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. A., 2017. Audiology-guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for adults with tinnitus in the UK. The Third International Meeting on Internet and Audiology, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, July 2018.

Beukes, E. W., Allen, P. A., V. Manchaiah, Baguley, D. M., Andersson, G., 2017. Audiology-guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for adults with tinnitus in the UK. 1st World Tinnitus Congress, Warsaw, Poland.

Beukes, E. W., Andersson, G., Baguley, D. M., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. A., 2017. Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for tinnitus. British Tinnitus Association Conference, Sheffield, UK, invited speaker, September 2017.

Media experience

Various radio interviews including Radio Sputnik, BBC Essex.

Various podcasts including That Tinnitus Podcast (British Tinnitus Association podcast).

Various media articles including The Guardian, New York Times, The Observer, Huffington Post, Forbes, MedicineNet, US News, NBC News, The Conversation.