Use light to stay productive while working from home

Use light to stay productive while working from home

As the coronavirus crisis unfolds, many people all over the world are struggling with the transition to working from home. When your normal routine...
From Sleep to Circadian Health - The Focus is Shifting

From Sleep to Circadian Health - The Focus is Shifting

It suddenly feels like the world has woken up to the importance of circadian rhythms. Earlier this month, the Global Wellness Summit announced that...
In conversation with a LYS Researcher - ‘We need new tools and new data'

In conversation with a LYS Researcher - ‘We need new tools and new data'

Karen Van Creveld is a researcher and lighting designer with her own practice. In 2019, Karen was awarded the prestigious Jean Heap Bursary from th...
The Future of Human Centric Lighting

The Future of Human Centric Lighting

Human Centric Lighting is big business for designers, architects and scientists. But like a lot of new industries anticipating massive growth, are ...
Why living on the wrong side of a time zone is bad for your health

Why living on the wrong side of a time zone is bad for your health

We all know that long haul flights disturb your internal clock. After quickly crossing multiple time zones, it’s common to feel fatigued and suffer...
How light affects your performance at work

How light affects your performance at work

What’s your favourite thing about your office? Most people might think of the cutting-edge design, the onsite cafe, or maybe just the location. Ho...
The Science of SAD: Why winter makes you feel low

The Science of SAD: Why winter makes you feel low

As the days get shorter and the cold nights draw in, it’s common to feel gloomy at this time of year. For many of us, it becomes more and more diff...
Why Night Owls struggle to sleep: Our technology offers a unique insight

Why Night Owls struggle to sleep: Our technology offers a unique insight

If the sound of your alarm clock fills you with dread, or if you only start to feel creative once the sun’s gone down, then you’re probably a Night...
Three theories for why we sleep

Three theories for why we sleep

If you live to 90, you’re likely to spend a staggering 32 years of your life asleep. This has fascinated evolutionary scientists for generations. H...
Data without insight makes wearables a passing fashion

Data without insight makes wearables a passing fashion

Just in case you hadn’t heard, wearable tech is booming. But are we in danger of drowning in data and being overwhelmed by the numbers? According t...
Light Circadian Rhythm

Our body clock is defenceless. So what’s the solution?

There’s something we’re missing. Neuroscientists now say there are many more than just five senses. (Sorry Aristotle.) What about your sense of bal...
How sleep makes us more creative and better problem solvers

How sleep makes us more creative and better problem solvers

We all have our own ways of trying to solve difficult problems. When all else fails, chances are you’ll decide to sleep on it and start again tomor...