Universität Bern

The University of Bern (German: Universität Bern, French: Université de Berne, Latin: Universitas Bernensis) is a university in the Swiss capital of Bern and was founded in 1834. It is regulated and financed by the Canton of Bern. It is a comprehensive university offering a broad choice of courses and programmes in eight faculties and some 160 institutes. The university is an international leader in certain fields of research, such as space research. Teaching and research activities are conducted on an interdisciplinary basis. For instance, the University of Bern is home to three of the National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South (sustainable development), Trade Regulation (international trade) and TransCure (membrane biology). The NCCR Climate (climate change research) has ended on March 31, 2013. The activities of the NCCR will bei continued by the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research.

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Universität Bern Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Job details No matching  job preferences Job Type 100% 80-100% Fixed term Tinnitus, i.e., the perception of sound in the absence of an external acoustic stimulus, is a widespread disease. Severe forms of tinnitus can substantially impair quality of life, leading to psychological complaints similar to chronic neuropathic pain, including insomnia, anxiety, and depression. The lack of treatment options is frustrating for patients and clinicians alike. Although tinnitus is a complex condition, only qualitative subjective testing (e.g., questionnaires) is performed for diagnostics because of the lack of objective methods. These examinations are not sufficient to characterize the tinnitus in detail. This project wants to demonstrate the applicability of objective tinnitus diagnostics. Currently, there is no technology available that enables to derive tinnitus measures without subjective/categorical responses of tinnitus...