Media

Members of the SomnIA team are frequently invited by the media to undertake interviews or provide press releases. Details of contact with the media are given below:

Skene, D.J & Lederle, K (2007) Interviewed and filmed for BBC tv (featuring light research with older people in the community).

Hopkins, S & Lederle, K (2008) Press report: ‘Throwing Light on older people’s patterns of sleep’, (featuring light research with older people in the community). Surrey Advertiser, 1st August.

Skene, D (2008) Blue light special by David Schor. Naturopathy Digest, August. http://www.naturopathydigest.com/archives/2008/aug/schor.php

Skene, D.J (2009) Horizon: The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock, BBC2, aired 24th February, 9pm.

Eyers, I (2009) Day and night in care homes: an update on the SomnIA (Sleep in Ageing) research. The Relatives & Residents Association Newsletter, Spring 2009.

Skene, D (2009) The Lightness of being. Guardian supplement 2nd April 2009

Skene, D (2009) The Society of Light and Lighting Newsletter, May/June 2009. http://www.cibse.org/content/documents/SLL/Newsletters/2009-3%20May-Jun.pdf

Skene, D (2009) Specs that shine a blue light in your eyes could give you a good night's sleep. Daily Mail, 16th June. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1193226/Specs-shine-blue-light-eyes-good-nights-sleep.html

Dregan, A (2009) Recession leads to more sleepless nights, study claims. Daily Telegraph online version, 4th September.

Dregan, A (2009) ‘People in 50s Lose More Sleep In Recession’. bignewsday.com, 4th September.

Dregan, A (2009) People in fifties lose sleep in recession. The Herald (Scotland), 3rd September.

Dregan, A (2009) Radio Interview. Eagle FM. 3pm, 8th September.

Venn, S (2009) The worries that keep you awake later in life. Daily Express, 8th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009) Sleeping with your partner could be bad for your health.  The Daily Telegraph (online), 8th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009) The key to health and happiness: sleep on your own.  The Daily Telegraph, 9th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009) Attention pairs sleep together could be harmful (article in Spanish).  Minutouno.com. 9th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009) Sleeping with a partner could be bad for your health (article in Spanish). ElArgentino.com . 9th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009) Bed sharing ‘bad for your health’.  BBC News (online), 9th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009) Sharing bed with partner bad for health: Study.  The medguru (www.themedguru.com), 10th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009)  Is sleeping in the same bed harming your relationship?  How ‘bout your health?  Creative Loafing (online), 11th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009)  Bed-sharing is bad for health (article in Portuguese). BBC Mundo website. 11th September.

Meadows, R & Stanley, N (2009) Two in one bed? It’s unhealthy (article in Polish). ZycieWarszawy.pl. 14th September.

Dregan, A (2009) Choosing the perfect bed “isn’t so difficult”. Silent Night News Online, 14th September.

Venn, S (2009) Radio Interview. BBC Radio Gloucestershire.  8.30am,13th October.

Venn, S (2009) Radio Interview. 938LIVE Singapore. 2nd December.

Skene, D (2010) Interviewed and filmed for BBC 1's 'The One Show' (discussing D.S team's pioneering research on the human circadian timing system. Broadcast on 23rd March 2011

Middleton, B & Morgan, L. (2010) Elderly Throw Light on Sleep Research. Surrey Herald. 13th May.

Venn, S (2010) Radio Interview. BBC Radio Sussex and Surrey. 10.00am,16th June.

Luff, R (2010) BSG- Sleep in Old Age. Online Blog, International Longevity Centre-UK. http://blog.ilcuk.org.uk

Venn, S (2010) Older People Advised that Taking an Afternoon Nap Can Lead to More Active Lives. ScienceDaily.com. 26th October. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/10/101026090834.htm

Venn, S (2010) Radio Interview. BBC Radio Manchester. 26th October.

Venn, S (2010) Why it's healthy to be caught napping. Daily Express, 27 October.

Carey-Smith, B & Evans, N (2010) Television Interview. West Country TV (ITV West), 27 October

Venn, S (2010) Why 40 winks are justified. Surrey Advertiser, 29 October.

Venn, S (2010) Radio Interview. BBC Radio Surrey. 28th October.

Carey-Smith, B (2010) Radio Interview. BBC Radio Bristol (live). 28th October. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p00bq2tm/Graham_Torrington_28_10_2010/

Venn, S (2010) Radio Interview. BBC Radio Surrey. 29th October.

Orpwood,R & Carey-Smith, B (2010)Television Interview. BBC Points West (BBC1). 29th October.

Venn, S (2010) University of Surrey - Power Napping. Times Higher Education, 4th November .http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=414055&c=1

Carey-Smith, B (2010) New devices to help the elderly get a good sleep Bath Chronicle (4/11/10)

Carey-Smith B (2010) Article in Weekly News - yet to be published (interview during week of 1/11/10)

Carey-Smith B (2010) Radio Interview. You and Yours BBC Radio 4. 19th November

Arber, S (2011) Live Interview, BBC Radio 5. 4th March 2011

Arber, S (2011) Live Interview, 3 Counties Radio. 7th March 2011

Arber, S (2011) Restless Britain: 1 in 10 is taking pills to get some sleep. The Times. 4th March

Arber, S (2011) One in 10 take medication to help them sleep, research suggested". BBC News Online 4 March

Arber, S (2011) Happy, employed people sleep better The Press Association. 4th March

Arber, S (2011) Job satisfaction affects quality of sleep The Medical News. 4th March

Arber, S (2011) Sleepless Britain: One in ten Brits rely on pills to doze off at night. Mail Online. 4th March.

Arber, S (2011) One in ten Britons 'taking pills to get to sleep'. The Telegraph. 4th March

Arber, S (2011) Study reveals jobless suffer sleep problems. Surrey Advertiser. 11th March

March 2012