Cochlear Graeme Clark scholarship 2012 goes to PIA Celine Delfau (23) from Hamburg that this year’s winner of the cochlear Graeme Clark scholarship (GCS) is the psychology student PIA Celine Delfau (23) from Hamburg. The GCS scholarship promotes cochlear, global market leader for hearing implants, outstanding students and candidates who listen with a cochlear nucleus CI system. Cochlear implants allow Deaf-born children as well as highly hearing-impaired children to completely ertaubten and adults access to the world of listening and spoken words. The scholarships ceremony took place last weekend in the German hearing Center in Hanover. The Australian medical Professor Graeme Clark (77), founder of the Institute of Otolaryngology at the University of Melbourne, 1978 worldwide for the first time provided a patient with a multi-channel cochlear implant (CI). Four years later, he adapted for the first time a nucleus CI.

Long is Graeme Clark as paving the way for the revolutionary technology the cochlear implant. To honor his groundbreaking achievements, cochlear Awards scholarship (GCS) since 2002, each year the cochlear Graeme Clark. It is awarded to young nucleus CI carriers from around the world who have distinguished themselves through excellence in school or study, as well as by social commitment. In Germany, where is 2012 a variety of students for the scholarship applied, PIA Celine Delfau from Hamburg was awarded the coveted award this year. “PIA Celine Delfau: my CI is a great tool which allows listening to me despite my deafness.” Since her second year of life, the young native of Hamburg wore hearing aids. As a 19 year old student, PIA Celine Delfau then in consequence many Horsturze almost completely lost her hearing. She opted for a supply of the cochlear implant. Today, PIA Celine Delfau studied at the University of Hamburg in the 8th psychology of term of. In addition, she works in the Office for the purposes of Students with disability or chronic disease of the University of Hamburg, and at the point of service to study organizational support impaired and deaf students (STUGHS) with.