Publications

Research Publications

Rajaratnam SM, Landrigan CP, Wang W, Kaprielian R, Moore RT, Czeisler CA. Teen crashes declined after Massachusetts raised penalties for graduated licensing law restricting night driving. Health Affairs (Millwood) 2015 Jun;34(6):963–70.

Howard ME, Jackson ML, Stevenson M. Who needs sleep apnea treatment for safety critical tasks – are we there yet? Sleep 2015 Mar 1 38(3):331–2.

Postnova S, Postnov DD, Seneviratne M, Robinson PA. Effects of rotation interval on sleepiness and circadian dynamics on forward rotating 3-shift systems. J Biological Rhythms 2014 29:60–70.

Research-based conference presentations

Howard ME and Rajaratnam SM. Towards field-deployable alertness monitoring systems, National Transport Commission & Federal Highways Administration, US Department of Transportation, 2014

Howard ME. Sleep disorders and safety critical work, Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2014.

Howard ME. Individual management of sleep: sleep disorders and napping, Work Hours, Shift and Fatigue Conference, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, April 2015.

Sletten TL, Raman B, Magee M, Ferguson S, Kennaway DJ, Grunstein RR, Lockley SW, Rajaratnam SM. Implementing a novel lighting intervention to improve alertness and performance in night shift workers. 9th International Conference on Managing Fatigue, 2015, March 23–26, Fremantle, Australia.

Sletten TL, Segal AY, Flynn-Evans E, Lockley SW, Rajaratnam SM. The association between circadian rhythm phase and inter-individual differences in neurobehavioural impairment following sleep loss. 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, 2015, June 6 –10, Seattle, USA.

Other invited presentations

Ftouni, S. Definitions of alertness: research and industry perspectives. Invited Plenary Presentation. Alertness Summit 2015: A New Framework Driving Heavy Vehicle Safety, 2015, June 30, Canberra, Australia.

Howard, ME. Managing alertness in industry: minimising risk and optimising productivity - short course. Convenor and speaker. Sleep Down Under 2014, 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Perth, Australia.

Sletten TL. Scheduling and sleep: technology to support development, monitoring and adherence with schedules and manage risk. Short course: Managing alertness in industry – minimising risk and optimising productivity. Sleep Down Under 2014, 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Perth, Australia.

Sletten TL, Rajaratnam SM. Year in review: alertness and fatigue management. Sleep Down Under 2014, 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Perth, Australia.