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Brief sleep therapy delivered by nurses improves insomnia


Researchers from the University of Oxford have found that a brief form of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for insomnia, delivered by nurses in GP surgeries, significantly improves sleep and quality of life compared to sleep hygiene alone.

Colin Espie becomes a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Espie is one of eight Oxford researchers to become Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Visit from the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust


Earlier this month, we were delighted to welcome the Director of the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust, Richard Benson, and its Chair of Trustees, Liz Charal.

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy elected Vice President of the European Sleep Research Society


Congratulations are in order to Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy on his appointment as Vice President (Basic) of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS).

How to use the science of the body clock to improve our sleep and health

Professor Russell Foster has written a new book about circadian neuroscience which is published by Penguin this week. This book review by Jacqueline Pumphrey was first published on the University of Oxford website.

New TORCH Network: Sleep and the Rhythms of Life

New TORCH Network established to bring together sleep and rhythms researchers from across the sciences and humanities.

Congratulations to our new professors!

At the SCNi we are celebrating our three newly appointed Professors

Major research network to investigate body clock and stroke

The University of Oxford is part of a new international research network to investigate the interactions between the biology of the body's internal clock and the disordered physiological processes associated with stroke.

Overcoming Insomnia - new edition due for release


A new edition of Professor Colin Espie’s highly regarded and bestselling self-help guide for insomnia and other sleep problems publishes this year.

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