Preprints are used by physicists for almost 30 years now. But the life sciences have just began to discover it. The Science magazine just published a useful "survival guide" for scientists that discusses the pros and cons of preprints and answers a lot of questions on the dos and dont's. See the full article here: link
Today we present a project of our valued partner TinnitusHub.
Tinnitus Talk, a patient community run by the non-profit Tinnitus Hub has reached a major milestone of 20,000 registered members and a quarter of a million forum messages.
“This is a real occasion for us. Our more than 2 million visitors in the last year and the growing membership show us just how important it is doing the work that we do. With Tinnitus Hub as associated partners of ESIT our ongoing goal is to bring researchers and patients closer together and do what we can to help push research forward. We have some exciting things in preparation right now,” say directors Stephen Harrison and Markku Vesala, both of whom also suffer from tinnitus.
“The research and understanding of tinnitus is moving forward faster than ever, we’re proud to play our part in that”.
Tinnitus Talk is open 24/7 at https://www.tinnitustalk.com.
The last days, our initial Kickoff-Meeting of the ESIT Project took place in Herrsching am Ammersee near Munich.
We had a great time conferencing in our beautiful venue with direct view on the Ammersee lake.
Today it is time for the presentation of our next Industry Partner: Sivantos Group in Germany.
Tinnitus usually goes hand in hand with hearing loss. This is why, for many years, Sivantos has developed and integrated specific therapies.
Sivantos is one of the world’s top manufacturers of hearing aids. In fact, they can be proud to develop and manufacture one out of every four hearing aids being used worldwide.
The company offers hearing aids from different brands as well as complementary accessories, fitting software, smartphone apps and diagnostics workflow solutions are also part of its portfolio.
One of our students will be able to do a secondment discovering Sivantos from the inside.
„ESIT will take the science of understanding tinnitus and developing effective solutions for its treatment to a new level. Sivantos is looking forward to playing a supporting role in this international research project to improve the quality of life of people living with tinnitus”, says Ronny Hannemann, Audiology engineer at Sivantos.
We are glad to have you on board!