Event Details

Date
Monday, October 11
Venue
Strathcona Girls Grammar, Featherstone Hall, 34 Scott Street, Canterbury
Start Time
7:00 pm
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Parent Seminar Series: Adolescent Sleep with Professor Greg Murray

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You are warmly invited to Strathcona Girls Grammar Parent Seminar Series event, Adolescent Sleep with Professor Greg Murray. The discussion will focus on the well-known tension between school start times and adolescent sleep preferences, followed by a consideration of strategies to help adolescents manage this challenge.

Strathcona is pleased to welcome award-winning lecturer Professor Greg Murray to discuss sleep, adolescence and school. He will discuss sleep and its role in emotional wellbeing, and the biology of how sleep changes in adolescence. Professor Murray’s talk is sure to be highly interactive and engaging. 

Professor Greg Murray has an international reputation for clinical psychology research, being ranked in the top 1% of researchers worldwide in the fields of bipolar disorders, circadian rhythms, and personality. He has published more than 200 articles, chapters and books primarily on sleep, biological rhythms and mood disorders, and is a contributor to the American Psychiatric Associations’ DSM. Professor Murray is a practicing clinical psychologist and a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society. He is currently Director of Swinburne’s Centre for Mental Health, Patron of Bipolar Life Australia, Chair of Orygen Research Review Committee, and Oceania Representative for the International Society for Bipolar Disorders.  After a first career in music, he took out his PhD from University of Melbourne in 2001, and has been a full Professor at Swinburne since 2011.    

Bookings are essential for this Parent Seminar.