Sleep DownUnder 2011

Sleep DownUnder 2011

sleep and the city

sleep and the city was the 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, held at the the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney from 27-29 October 2011.

Conference Programme [PDF]

Abstracts were published in the Journal of Sleep Research [Link]

Media contact

Lucy Williams - Mobile: 0403 753 028 email: lawilliam@bigpond.com

Post Graduate Courses

Three Postgraduate Courses were held in conjunction with the Sleep DownUnder 2011 Conference.

Chronobiology in Clinical Practice - brochure and registration form [PDF]

Sleep Medicine Overview - brochure and registration form [PDF]

Staging and Scoring Polysomnogams in Australia and New Zealand - brochure and registration form [PDF]

Latest News

  • Normal sleep needed to break cycle of abuse: child expert

    31st Mar 15

    Abused children need help to sleep normally again if we are to break the abuse cycle, a child expert says.

    Otago University's Wellington paediatrics department head Professor Dawn Elder says social workers and doctors working with families where there has been violence should always check whether the children are sleeping well.

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  • The maths to a healthy sleep and how to calculate what you need

    30th Mar 15

    According to a recent Sleep Health Foundation study, around 30 per cent of Australians complain of insufficient sleep on a daily or near-daily basis.

    Chair Professor David Hillman said a lack of sleep or too much of the wrong sort of sleep was causing the issue.

    "The big national problem is not enough sleep rather than too much, although there are exceptions to that," he told 702 ABC Sydney's Dominic Knight.

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  • Cognitive Strategies in the Treatment of Insomnia: Why and When?

    19th Mar 15

    Registration for the next ASA webinar is now open! The webinar will be presented by Dr Melissa Ree.

    For more information click here

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