Our resident expert – Respiratory therapist, postgraduate researcher and Imperial College PhD finalist, Yousef Alqurashi – explains for us. Sleep and circadian rhythms Our bodies have a 24-hour internal clock, also called a circadian rhythm, that controls when we should be awake and when we should be asleep. If you ever feel sleepy after lunch […]
Many congratulations to the graduates and to our founder, Dr Connor Qiu, for winning the Outstanding Student Achievement Award at graduation on Commemoration Day 2018 at Imperial College London. You can watch his citation being read below: Read more about the day and the award here.
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu For a long time humans have invested much time and effort into optimising this core activity. People have slept in all types of conditions, circumstances and surfaces. However, during this period of transformation and revolution in the digital age, never before […]
It has been an enormous privilege to be your Campaigns Officer this year. To see the dynamism and enthusiasm that transcends our university campuses when various campaigns jump into action has been not only educational, but most enjoyable. This year I spearheaded a campaign of my own, called SleepImperial, to promote healthy sleeping habits amongst […]
Mathematical curves rise and fall, changing their assumed trajectory at a moment’s notice at inflection points. In life, too, there are certain times the prevailing greater wisdom considers to be inflection points –often-pivotal moments that mark so-called milestones. Examples include graduation and marriage. Characteristically, the passing of such moments has a final and enduring influence […]