March 15th 2019 is World Sleep Day. It is an annual event, intended to celebrate sleep and lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of sleep disorders.
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As part of this event the University of Leicester is hosting a talk by Professor Horne who will address the notion that the needs and habits of today’s modern world lead to a lack of sleep which can have significant impact on our physical and mental well-being.
Professor Horne is a sleep neuroscientist and Emeritus Professor of Psychophysiology at Loughborough University. He set-up and ran the Loughborough Sleep Research Centre. He is affiliated with the School of Psychology here at University of Leicester.
The talk will be held between 5-6pm on Friday 15 March. It is open to everyone who wishes to attend.
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, George Davies Centre, 15 Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA
Who can attend: Students, staff, and public
Tickets are free and you can reserve them by clicking here.