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

An inspiring focus group with experienced CI users at Cochlear, Utrecht

On April 25th, Nikki Tromp (ESR 3) and Birgit Philips (MOSAICS Supervisor) were part of the research group from Cochlear Benelux to host an experience day in Utrecht, the Netherlands. A handful of experienced cochlear implant (CI) recipients were invited to Cochlear’s information center to provide valuable input into several ongoing projects, including MOSAICS. The … Read more

MOSAICS celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we shine the spotlight on four key women within the MOSAICS project. Despite their different backgrounds and levels of experience within the world of research, they share a strong passion for science and the dedication to helping others, which drive their work towards improving treatment for … Read more

Nikki Tromp’s virtual secondment experience

Coming from South Africa and having no prior experience of traveling within the Netherlands or Europe as a whole, I really looked forward to my secondment experiences. The plan was to spend one month at the VUmc in Amsterdam to gain knowledge and skills in measuring listening effort and one month at the Ida Institute … Read more