Research Students

The Appleton Institute welcomes students from third year undergraduate, honours and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) programs to study and work with our staff on various research projects.

We offer places to third year students from physiology and psychology programs, typically on specific projects related to: sleep and circadian physiology; sleep deprivation and performance; field studies of shiftwork and fatigue; human factors and safety systems; social psychology; animal behaviour; human-animal interaction; cultural anthropology; community development, and; studies of clinical sleep disorders.

Prospective students interested in finding out more information about research at the Appleton Institute should contact Professor Sally Ferguson on 08 8378 4508 or