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Sleep, Body Rhythms and Psychology: Studies of Genes, Brains and Behaviour

University of Surrey/British Science Association
Lecture Theatre L, Lecture Theatre Building, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
08 September 2009 - 4pm-6pm

A discussion of the role of genes, brains and behaviour in sleep, body rhythms and psychology.

Topics addressed at this event will include:

  • Secrets of sleep;

  • sleep as the key to language learning;

  • acute insomnia in the 24/7 society - an integrative approach to assessment, diagnosis and treatment;

  • early to bed, early to rise, or not - it’s all in your genes.

The attendance fee is £5, or alternatively is covered by a British Science Festival weekly pass that costs £100. To register, use this online form or contact Kate Sinclair at or on +44 (0)20 7019 4947. Further details of the weekly pass option are available here.

Find out more about genetics in The Rough Guide to Genes and Cloning, coauthored by BioNews Contributing Editor Dr Jess Buxton (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA); and find out more about fertility/embryology regulation in Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Reproducing Regulation, coedited by BioNews Contributing Editor Dr Kirsty Horsey (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA).

Further details of this event are available on the British Science Festival website.

Published by the Progress Educational Trust


Public Conference
8 December 2017

Speakers include

Professor Azim Surani

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Professor Robin Lovell-Badge

Sally Cheshire

Professor Guido Pennings

Katherine Littler

Professor Allan Pacey

Dr Sue Avery

Professor Richard Anderson

Dr Elizabeth Garner

Dr Andy Greenfield

Dr Anna Smajdor

Dr Henry Malter

Vivienne Parry

Dr Helen O'Neill

Dr César Palacios-González

Philippa Taylor

Fiona Fox

Sarah Norcross

Sandy Starr


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