Now the SLEEP RESTRICTION project is shedding new light on the factors keeping us awake, and highlighting the impacts this is having on our health and wellbeing. The six project partners come from four EU Member States plus Switzerland, and include medical doctors, zoologists, pharmacologists, engineers, psychologists and other social scientists.
Among other things, they are boosting our understanding of the effects of chronic sleep deprivation, sleeping problems among the elderly and the sociological aspects of sleep. Their results have important implications for the way we organise our work and our lives.
The project also has an important educational component, and the partners are training a number of students in the research and other skills needed for a successful career in the sleep studies field.READ MORE