Potential research projects


Theme Leader
Professor Shantha Rajaratnam
Telephone: +61 3 990 53934

Selected Recent Publications

Bei, B., Coo, S., Baker, F.C., & Trinder, J. (2015). Sleep in women: A review. Australian Psychologist, 50(1), 14-24. Doi: 10.1111/ap.12095

May, T., Cornish, K., Conduit, R., Rajaratnam, S.M., & Rinehart, N.J. (2015). Sleep in high-functioning children with autism: Longitudinal developmental change and associations with behaviour problems. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 13(1), 2-18. Doi: 10.1080/15402002.2013.829064

Landry, S., Anderson, C., Andrewartha, P., Sasse, A., & Conduit, R. (2014). The impact of obstructive sleep apnea on motor skill acquisition and consolidation. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(5), 491-496. Doi: 10.5664/jcsm.3692

Sinclair, K.L., Ponsford, J.L., Taffe, J., Lockley, S.W., & Rajaratnam, S.M.W. (2014). Randomized controlled trial of light therapy for fatigue following traumatic brain injury. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 28(4), 303-313. Doi: 10.1177/1545938313508472

Shekleton, J.A., Flynn-Evans, E.E., Miller, B., Epstein, L.J., Kirsch, D., Brogna, L.A., ... Rajaratnam, S.M.W. (2014). Neurobehavioral performance impairment in insomnia: Relationships with self-reported sleep and daytime functioning. Sleep, 37(1), 107-116. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3318

Sinclair, K.L., Ponsford, J.L., & Rajaratnam, S.M.W. (2014). Actigraphic assessment of sleep disturbances following traumatic brain injury. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 12 (1), 18-27.

Ftouni, S., Rahman, S.A., Crowley, K.E., Anderson, C., Rajaratnam, S.M.W., & Lockley, S.W. (2013). Temporal dynamics of ocular indicators of sleepiness across sleep restriction. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 28 (6), 412-424. doi: 10.1177/0748730413512257

Anderson, C., Grunstein, R.R., Rajaratnam, S.M.W. (2013). Hours of work and rest in the rail industry. Internal Medicine Journal, 43 (6), 717-721.

Ftouni, S., Sletten, T.L., Howard, M., Anderson, C., Lenne, M.G., Lockley, S.W., & Rajaratnam, S.M.W. (2013). Objective and subjective measures of sleepiness, and their associations with on-road driving events in shift workers. Journal of Sleep Research, 22, 58-69. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2012.01038.x

Sletten, T.L., Rajaratnam, S.M.W., Wright, M.J., Zhu, G., Naismith, S., Martin, N.G., Hickie, I. (2013). Genetic and environmental contributions to sleep-wake behavior in 12-year-old twins. Sleep 36(11), 1715-1722. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3136