Ever wondered why jet lag makes you feel ill, or why working night shift is so hard?

What makes some people early morning “larks” and others late night “owls”?

How does sunlight cheer you up and make you more alert?

And why do so many single vehicle crashes occur at night?

Virtually every cell in our bodies contains its own circadian clock machinery that helps to regulate the activity of 40% of our genes. Our circadian clocks orchestrate our rhythms of eating, body temperature, blood pressure, and even the sleep-wake cycle.

Join Professor Ron Grunstein as he reveals the intricacies of our circadian clocks, the system that controls our daily biological rhythms.

12:30pm to 1:30pm
Mitchell Theatre, Level 1
Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts
280 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000

FREE - Everyone Welcome