Online information on the EU SSL-erate project

SSL-erate is a 3-year coordination project that aims to accelerate the uptake of high-quality Solid State Lighting (SSL) technology in Europe by supporting open innovation and bringing validated information to all relevant stakeholders. At a higher level this coordinated European […]

PhD Student, Micheline Maire, receives Award for Best Publication in basic sleep research

Micheline Maire has been awarded with the prize of the best publication in basic sleep research by the Swiss Society for Sleep Research, Sleep Medicine and Chronobiology (SSSSC), for her work on “Sleep ability mediates individual differences in the vulnerability […]

Prof. emerita Anna Wirz-Justice, elected honorary member of the Swiss Society for Sleep Research, Sleep Medcine and Chronobiology

Prof. em. Anna Wirz-Justice has been awarded a honorary membership of the Swiss Society for Sleep Research, Sleep Medicine and Chronobiology (SSSSC) at the annual meeting in Luzern (18.05.2014). Her excellent merits in Chronobiology research on the international level, but […]

We are partner in the EU project SSL-erate

SSL-erate is a 3-year coordination project that aims to accelerate the uptake of high-quality Solid State Lighting (SSL) technology in Europe by supporting open innovation and bringing validated information to all relevant stakeholders. At a higher level this coordinated European […]

Our team is partner of the SNF Sinergia Project SiRENE: Short and Long Term Effects of Transportation Noise Exposure

SiRENE: Short and Long Term Effects of Transportation Noise Exposure
The overall goal of this interdisciplinary study is to investigate acute, short- and long-term effects of road, railway and aircraft noise exposure on annoyance, sleep disturbances and cardiometabolic risk. Noise exposure […]

Light in the ear has no effect

We have published the first independent study about the Valkee device and showed that light in the ear does not acutely affect human circadian physiology, alertness and psychomotor vigilance performance. The efficacy of the Valkee device is controversial and […]

LIGHTOPIA- Exhibition on Light at the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany

We have been involved in contributing to the exhibition with an essay (Beyond our Eyes: The invisible Impact of Light by Christian Cajochen in Essays on the cultural history of light, Volume 1/3, Museum Catalogue) and a presentation on the Effects […]