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Our research enables a greater understanding of neuroscience and sleep, which impacts across all areas of physical and mental health. Sleep is a topic which affects everyone; we all feel the benefits of a good night’s sleep, or understand what it means to be tired. At the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, we work closely with specialist partners to connect our research with people (especially those with disrupted sleep patterns), wider society, and policy-makers.

See our 'Making a Difference' pages

Our team

  • Russell Foster
    Russell Foster

    Head of the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute

  • Colin Espie
    Colin Espie

    Professor of Sleep Medicine

  • David Ray
    David Ray

    Professor of Endocrinology and Co-Director Sir Jules Thorn Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute

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