Monthly Archives: May 2015

Contributing to a good night’s sleep

In the summer of 2014, I was offered an internship by the Anthropology department to spend four weeks working in the Parent-Infant Sleep Lab. The lab is headed up by Prof Helen Ball and Dr Charlotte Russell, who are experts in their fields no less! They are not only heading up the Sleep Lab but are also co-ordinators of Infant Sleep Information Source (ISIS), an online project making infant sleep research accessible to health professionals and parents. My role whilst I was there was to help code video data for an on-going study called the Bedside Crib Project and to come up with a ‘genius idea’ to increase recruitment of potential participants.

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