Conferences

Australiasia is a world leader in sleep research. Each year, the Australasian Sleep Association, join the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association to convene an Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) where much of the latest research is presented. The programs are designed to ensure they appeal to workers in every field of sleep health. A trade exhibition is held in conjunction with these conferences.

Future Events

Past Conferences

Sleep DownUnder 2015

Oral Sleep Medicine Course 2015

Sleep in Aotearoa 2015

Latest News

  • Alcohol and Sleep

    19th Jan 15

    Having a drink before bedtime might make you fall asleep a little faster. But the sleep you get after imbibing may not be so restful, finds a new paper in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

    Building upon earlier research, Christian Nicholas and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne found that alcohol just before sleep can lead to poorer quality slumber.

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  • Sleep: The unascertained necessity

    10th Dec 14

    “There is good evidence that sleep acts like a glue that holds memories together – that it’s important for memory consolidation, and the flip side, forgetting,” says Associate Professor Kurt Lushington, director of the Centre for Sleep Research at the University of South Australia.

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  • NHMRC Recipients

    24th Oct 14

    On 17 October 2014, the outcomes of several major National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia funding schemes were announced. A total of 8 sleep and circadian related project grants were awarded.

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