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Shantha R

Sleep disorders and the disturbance of the internal body clock

We spend 25 years of our life sleeping. Within our brain’s hypothalamus there is a dense cluster of cells that act as a master body clock, which has evolved to keep time with the 24-hour solar cycle.

Medicine & health
Associate Professor Shantha Rajaratnam

Sleep disorders affecting police officers

In a landmark study, more than 40 per cent of police officers screened positive for a sleep disorder, contributing to outcomes such as falling asleep while driving, uncontrolled anger towards...

Associate Professor Shantha Rajaratnam

Sleep disorders affecting police officers

In a landmark study, more than 40 per cent of police officers screened positive for a sleep disorder, contributing to outcomes such as falling asleep while driving, uncontrolled anger towards...

One of the child restraint prototypes

The art and science of design

Industrial design students are showing how a harmonious blend of functionality and aesthetics can help combat road fatalities and sleep disorders. In a recent exhibition under the direction of industrial...

One of the child restraint prototypes

The art and science of design

Industrial design students are showing how a harmonious blend of functionality and aesthetics can help combat road fatalities and sleep disorders. In a recent exhibition under the direction of industrial...