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

  • 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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