We were established in the 1980s in response to growing interest and advances in the field. Since then, we have been leaders in clinical sleep medicine research, education and professional development in Australia and internationally.
Our rich history of achievement, mentorship and research has expanded this interdisciplinary field across the University. We have contributed to many advancements including:
We are continuing to coordinate and enhance sleep research and education across the University and its affiliated hospitals and institutes.
The Discipline of Sleep Medicine is actively engaged in undergraduate and postgraduate education, drawing on its diverse faculty across the university to provide interdisciplinary programs.
The sleep medicine programs have been developed to address the current gap in formal sleep education. These courses are taught in a part-time online mode.
*Requires a medical degree
This one week course covers all aspects of sleep medicine and technology, sleep analysis techniques, and includes CPAP and NIV workshops.
This intensive two-day course focuses on the analysis of sleep studies. It is designed for inexperienced and experienced scorers.
We bring together researchers from diverse disciplines across the Faculty of Medicine and Health. Our research covers the following areas of interest:
A network of facilities supports the diverse research endeavours of the group. State-of-the-art sleep laboratories and supporting research infrastructure for adults and children, as well as a unique chronobiology and long-term monitoring facilty are available across the network of facilities.