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Studying sleep

This event takes place upstairs, with no step-free access
Past event - 2015
19 May Doors open 7.30pm
Event 8pm
St Aldates Tavern, 108 St Aldate's,
Oxford OX1 1BU
Want to know more about how light controls when we want to sleep? Why do we get jet lag? Come to our talk and find out!

Studying sleep: Light and the body clock

Professor Stuart Peirson
Light regulates physiology and behaviour. The human eye contains photo-receptors that allow both image formation and irradiance (brightness) detection - we will explore how this enables light to regulate our body clocks and sleep/wake timing.