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13:10 - 13:55 22 February 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - Understanding sleep and sleeplessness: can science and cultural history be used together?


Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Ms Kimberley Whitehead, UCL Life Sciences
Professor Matthew Beaumont, UCL English

Sleep is an enormous part of our lives: why do we do it? And why do we sometimes struggle to do so? Biology cannot fully explain our experience of sleep. Writers have always been fascinated by it. So, is it possible to combine science with literary and cultural history to understand sleep better?


Emma Wade
+44 (0)20 3108 3842 | e.wade@ucl.ac.uk


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