If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Clockwork Research website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

Contact us:
+44 (0)20 3805 7792
info@clockworkresearch.com

Clockwork Research

Controlled Rest on the Flight Deck: A resource for operators

Controlled Rest on the Flight Deck: A Resource for Operators was developed by the Fatigue Countermeasures Working Group and is being presented at the Flight Safety Foundation's International Air Safety Summit in Seattle today. The Fatigue Countermeasures Working Group is comprised of fatigue safety managers from a number of commercial ...Read more

Sleep Well in Seattle 4 – Re-adapting to your home time zone

Our Research Director, Alex Holmes is excited to be in Seattle today for IASS 2018 with our Aviation Safety training and consulting colleagues from Baines Simmons . If, like Alex and the rest of the team there, you're 8 hours out of sync with jetlag, we offer some advice on ...Read more

Sleep Well in Seattle 3 – sleep and alertness strategies to cope with jet lag

Sleep promoting strategies Consolidated sleep, whereby one sleep bout (e.g. seven to eight hours) at night is obtained during a 24-hour cycle, is preferable particularly for maintaining alertness during the day. To help you get a good night’s sleep, it is important that you sleep in an environment that is ...Read more

Sleep Well in Seattle 2 – adjusting mealtimes

With colleagues from Baines Simmons and Clockwork Research travelling to the Flight Safety Foundation's International Air Safety Summit (IASS) in Seattle 12-14 November, Senior Researcher Dr. Cristina Ruscitto is publishing a series of jet lag tips throughout this week with advice on how to mitigate the effects of jet lag when travelling. If ...Read more

Sleep Well in Seattle 1 – natural light

If, like us, you’ll be travelling to the Flight Safety Foundation’s International Air Safety Summit next week, look out for Senior Researcher Dr. Cristina Ruscitto’s jet lag tips throughout this week ahead of the conference. We’ll be publishing Cristina’s advice in a series of blogs to help you mitigate the ...Read more

Watches, clocks and body clocks!

Clock changes can disrupt our circadian rhythm, in terms of its timing e.g. when peaks and lows occur in the 24h cycle of hormones such as melatonin (the sleep hormone) that help regulate our sleep/wake cycle.  With the clock change, it’s darker earlier in the evening. This in turn can ...Read more

Sleep takes center stage on prime time TV

‘How to Get A Good Night’s Sleep’ – A new series starting tonight on Channel 5. This follows an excellent BBC documentary last week about the impact of the body clock on sleep and health, referenced in a post by Senior Researcher, Cristina Ruscitto, last week: This time Channel 5 ...Read more

Causal link between insomnia and depression

With the focus on World Mental Health day today, we wanted to highlight findings from the research community over recent years that shows a very strong link between insomnia and sleep disturbances and depression. A BMC Public Health study has also shown that there is an association between the length ...Read more

CASA publishes modernisation of Australia’s fatigue rules

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has published updated fatigue management rules in response to independent review.  There will be a staged transition to the new rules with high capacity regular public transport operators required to transition to new fatigue rules by 30 September 2019 and all other air operators needing ...Read more

Bedtime is not just for kids!

A new study shows that consistent bedtimes in adults are associated with falling asleep earlier in the evening and better cardio-metabolic health outcomes than irregular bedtimes. The study looked at adults who don’t work shift work, but may have irregular sleep patterns e.g. staying up late some nights but not ...Read more