MOSAICS comes to a close paving the way for continued quality of life improvements for cochlear implant recipients

The end of September 2023 also marked the official end of the MOSAICS project, funded by the European Commission as the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Industrial Doctorate (EID). With the key aim of improving the quality of life of cochlear implant (CI) recipients, the results of the MOSAICS project are set to pave the way for their uptake into further research and development of product, diagnostic and care improvements for cochlear implant users.

MOSAICS holds its final event at OMAI 2023

The 11th International Symposium on Objective measures in auditory implants (OMAI 2023) held in Antwerp, Belgium between the 25th and 28th September, marked an important occasion for the MOSAICS project. On the 27th September, a dedicated MOSAICS session was held during the conference, as the project’s final event. It was the first time junior researchers, … Read more

MOSAICS attending the Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses 2023 – Lake Tahoe

This month the MOSAICS team visited the Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses (CIAP) at Lake Tahoe, California. Like in the MOSAICS project, this conference brings together researchers with many different backgrounds: engineers, audiologists, neuroscientists, and clinicians. Not only different backgrounds, but also researchers at different stages in their careers are actively involved in this conference. … Read more

5th MOSAICS Research Days – progress, training and next steps

Just a few days after starting their 2023 conference participation season at ESPCI in Rotterdam, on the 8th and 9th June the MOSAICS ESRs and part of their supervisory team and project partners continued the exchange in Mechelen with the MOSAICS Research Days. The two days provided an opportunity for core MOSAICS members to get … Read more

MOSAICS ESRs open their 2023 conference season at ESPCI

All four of the MOSAICS ESRs recently attended the 16th European Symposium on Pediatric Cochlear Implantation (ESPCI) hosted in Rotterdam from May 30th – June 3rd. Loes Beckers (ESR 2), Nikki Philpott (ESR 3) and Enrico Migliorini (ESR 4) had the opportunity to showcase their work in an e-poster format, while Ignacio Calderón (ESR 1) … Read more

Insights on research and training from the 4th MOSAICS Research Days

Learning as a team and working together to make decisions, further improve research and motivating each other by sharing accomplishments, fuels the energy of the ESRs and increases the quality of outcomes of MOSAICS.  On October 27-28th, 2022  the MOSAICS Research Days took place at Cochlear Ltd., in Mechelen, where the four MOSAICS ESRs met … Read more

Conference (catch-up) season for MOSAICS ESRs and supervisors

With all the travelling and meeting restrictions behind us, the ESRs have finally been able to attend their first conference in person over the past month. On their own, or together with fellow members of the MOSAICS team, they have visited conferences in the UK, Sweden, and Italy. Read in this news piece what that … Read more

Shedding some light on auditory processing – Ignacio’s (ESR1) in-person secondment

I’ve recently completed my secondment at Artinis Medical Systems BV, where the main purpose was to familiarize with functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). This is an imaging technique that can help us study regions of the brain that activate with incoming stimuli. In our case, we’re interested in auditory stimulation. Two things were really important … Read more

Conference contributions during 2021

Sharing and being open about scientific findings is fundamental for all researchers. Conferences are an ideal place to engage in discussions with people who are passionate about their research. Through these conferences, the ESRs have been able to share their research with the scientific community. Although most of them were held online, changing in many … Read more

Meet the ESRs: Ignacio Calderon de Palma

If you’ve been avidly following the progress of MOSAICS, you may have realised that it’s now been already a year since all ESRs started their projects. What a perfect anniversary to launch a short news post series: Meet the ESRs. Starting today and over the next four months you can look forward to reading an … Read more