Our Vision

  • Sleep is a fundamental human right. 
  • Sleep is universally recognised as a vital component of health, functioning and well-being. 
  • Optimal sleep health is possible for all people.

Mission Statement

  • We undertake multi-disciplinary collaborative research to advance scientific knowledge about circadian rhythms, sleep and waking function.
  • We improve health, safety, and well-being through collaborations with government agencies, industries, and community groups.
  • We develop and provide research-based academic education, professional development, industry training and materials for sleep and circadian health promotion.


  1. To improve the health, functioning and well-being of individuals, communities, and populations.
  2. Address the biological, psychosocial and structural causes and consequences of inadequate sleep and circadian disruption across the lifespan
  3. Mitigate the adverse consequences of the 24/7 society, which generates conflict between societal demands and internal body clocks.

Values - in no particular order

  • Striving for social justice.
  • Embodying cultural respect.
  • Striving for excellence - to be world class in all that we undertake.
  • Respecting each other, our research participants and partners, their knowledge, skills, experience and values.
  • Mentoring and developing future generations of scientists.Working and communicating with openness, honesty and integrity.
  • Being passionate and innovative in all aspects of our work.
  • Working and communicating with openness, honesty and integrity.