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  • CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS - BBC RADIO 4, IN OUR TIME  17TH DECEMBER 2015

    Professor Russell Foster joined a discussion on Melvyn Bragg's show 'In Our Time' on circadian rhythms.

    To listen to the full programme click the link above

    PROFESSOR IRENE TOBLER AWARDED THE FIRST SCNI ACADEMIC PRIZE 19TH NOVEMBER 2015 

    Irene Tobler

    Professor Irene Tobler, University of Zurich, was awarded the first SCNi academic prize to honour her outstanding contributions to sleep and circadian research.

    Professor Tobler gave a fascinating public lecture at the New Mathematical Institute, titled 'What Animals Can Tell Us About Sleep'. The focus of Professor Tobler's research career has been to understand the evolution and genetic basis of sleep, as well as the mechanisms underlying sleep regulation and ultimately to gain insight into the functions of sleep in animals.

     

    WHY SLEEP COULD BE THE KEY TO TACKLING MENTAL ILLNESS 9TH NOVEMBER 2015

    Professor Russell Foster publishes article with The Conversation on how treating the sleep problems could have a positive impact upon the level of mental illness.

    For the full article click the link above 

    PROFESSOR DAME KAY DAVIES RECEIVES THE WILLIAM ALLAN AWARD 30TH JULY 2015

    The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Professor Davies the 2015 recipient of the annual William Allan Award. Click the link above to read more.

    OXFORD ONLINE PROGRAMME IN SLEEP MEDICINE 29TH JULY 2015

    This article in Van Winkle's gives some more insight into the Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine.

    THE EFFECTS OF WORKING THE NIGHT SHIFT 27TH JULY 2015

    BBC Radio 4 presenter Sarah Montague, with input from Professor Russell Foster, investigates how working when most people are sleeping affects our bodies. Click the link to listen on BBC iPlayer

     

    DREAMS OF MICE 17TH JULY 2015

    Dreams of Mice

    Collaborating with neuroscientist, Dr Vladyslav Vyazovskiy (investigating brain activity during waking and sleep) and scientist, Dr Peter Oliver (researching the relationship between sleep and mental health) of the University of Oxford; boredomresearch have revealed the intriguing beauty of slumber in a real-time artwork driven by the firing neurons of dreaming mice, click on the link above to see the full animation.

     

    RUSSELL FOSTER RECEIVES NIKKEN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD 3RD JULY 2015

    On 26 June at Brasenose College, Russell Foster was presented with the 2015 Nikken International Science Award for his expertise in the neuroscience of sleep.

    Professor Foster has provided the consultants at Nikken (which sells sleep products such as mattresses and piillows) with a wealth of information and knowledge about healthy sleep.His research and work in the area of sleep dovetails perfectly into the Nikken philosophy.

    As a result, Nikken was proud to present him with the award for outstanding contributions to science and for bridging the gap between academia and the business world.


    SLEEP DEPRIVATION COULD REDUCE INTRUSIVE MEMORIES OF TRAUMATIC SCENES  2ND JULY 2015

    The research, conducted in the Wellcome Trust-funded Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi) and published in the journal Sleep, involved showing volunteers emotional film clips and seeing how they responded after different amounts of sleep. Click the link to read more.

  • THE SLEEP BRAIN: THE 13TH OXFORD BRAIN DAY

  • Colin espie - TONIGHT SHOW: THE NIGHTMARE OF BAD SLEEP 

  • BIOSENSE- 2015

  • Russell Foster, SLEEPLESS IN OXFORD 

  • RUSSELL FOSTER RECEIVES EXCELLENCE IN BIOSCIENCE COMMUNICATION AWARD FROM THE BBSRC 30TH OCTOBER 2014

  • Russell Foster, 'The Return of Deep Sleep'

  • Prof Daniel FreemanWHAT CAUSES PARANOIA, HALLUCINATIONS AND GRANDIOSE IDEAS? 

  • Maxim Osipov's DESIGN WINS WOLFSON INNOVATION OF THE YEAR PRIZE

  • Prof Colin Espie, RESEARCHER'S COMPANY WINS STARTUP COMPETITION

  • Prof Colin Espie, RESEARCHER’S COMPANY WINS INNOVATION AWARD

  • Prof Colin EspieTHE IMPACT OF POOR SLEEP ON HEALTH

  • Dr Gari Clifford and colleagues, 'MULTI-SCALE MARKERS OF CIRCADIAN RHYTHM CHANGES FOR MONITORING OF MENTAL HEALTH'. 

  • PROF DANIEL FREEMANCircadian Rhythms and Mental Illness (Guardian, 2013)

  • PROF DANIEL FREEMANAfraid of Spiders? Try Sleeping On It (Guardian, 2013)