Pint of Science: Studying sleep: Light and the body clock
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.
Date: 19 May 2015, 20:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2015)
Venue: St. Aldgates Tavern, 108 St. Aldate’s, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1BU
Speaker: Professor Stuart Peirson (Associate Professor in the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford)
Host: Pint of Science
Part of: Medical Sciences Division Events
Booking required?: Required
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Cost: £3.00
Audience: Public
Editor: Alison Brindle