New insights into the effect of exposure to dim light in the evening on the biology of the sleep-wake cycle
21 September 2021
A new study has revealed more about how exposure to dim light in the evening affects circadian health. The findings emphasise the need to optimise our artificial light exposure if we are to avoid shifting our biological clocks.
International study finds insomnia, anxiety and depression very prevalent during first phase of COVID-19 pandemic
10 September 2021
Researchers are recommending public health interventions to reduce the long-term adverse outcomes associated with chronic insomnia and mental health problems.
2 August 2021
Why we sleep, and the processes behind sleep, are amongst the most interesting questions in modern neuroscience. Researchers at the University of Oxford, including DPAG's Molnár and Vyazovskiy group scientists, have now uncovered a new target for sleep investigations within the mammalian brain – the cerebral cortex. The paper, first authored by Dr Lukas Krone, was published today in Nature Neuroscience.
7 April 2021
A new study from the Vyazovskiy group suggests that how and where we spend our time while awake impacts how much we need to sleep - it does not only depend on how long we are awake.
31 March 2021
Take part in our census to find out just how well the UK is sleeping in 2021: the SleepUK project. The results will be presented in a special episode of Horizon on BBC2.
7 December 2020
Lukas Krone, DPAG doctoral student, has been selected to attend the Global Young Scientists Summit 2021.
13 August 2020
Changes in the way that neurons communicate with each other affect our ability to move between sleep and wake states.
11 June 2020
An international group of researchers led by Professor Colin Espie is investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep and daily rhythms in adults.