In the Media

Dr Andrew Vakulin was interviewed by ABC Radio Adelaide in response to a story about a pilot falling asleep while flying over Tasmania. Listen to the story here (interview from 2 mins 50 seconds until 17 minutes).

 

Dr Gorica Micic was interviewed by The Conversation about whether or not eight hours of sleep is right for everyone. Join the conversation here.

 

Congratulations to Prof Doug McEvoy and Dr David Stevens on receiving Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant funding. Doug's research will look at evaluating long-term clinical effectiveness of multi-level upper airway surgery for obstructive sleep apnoea and David will be working on assessment of a falls risk in untreated and treated obstructive sleep apneoa.

 

Congratulations also to PhD student Hannah Scott on winning the Young Investigator Award at the 2018 Adelaide Sleep Retreat. Hannah's winning presentation was entitled ‘The validity of the THIM wearable device for estimating sleep onset’.

 

Dr Branko Zajamsek was interviewed on Channel 9 on the 1st of November 2018 about the health and social effects of living near a wind farm. Watch the interview here (Branko at 6:05)

 

Bringing science to market - Dr Andrew Vakulin attended the 6th International Summer School on Technology Transfer in Life Sciences course in Dresden, Germany to learn more about translating science into marketable products. Find the article here.

 

PhD student Laura Gell has received the New Investigator Award at the 2018 Sleep Downunder Conference in Brisbane. See the article here

 

Professor Leon Lack appeared in the ABC News article "Sleep Myths: Experts debunk common advice for sleep problems" published on the 25th of September, 2018. Read the article here

 

Professor Peter Catcheside and Dr Andrew Vakulin appeared in the Flinders University news, "Seeking answers to sleep, vision and gut disorders" 21st August, 2018

See the article here

 

Professor Peter Catcheside and Dr Andrew Vakulin were interviewed about the effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea - 9 News Adelaide, 13th August, 2018

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