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The Centre for Sleep Research has an extensive and broad publication record, reflecting the diversity of research interests held by staff and students. 

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2012 Publications 

Kohler, M.J., Kennedy, J.D., Martin, A.J. and Lushington, K.  Parent versus teacher report of daytime behaviour in snoring children. Sleep and Breathing 2012, 1-9,  DOI: 10.1007/s11325-012-0736-9

Forest, G., van den Heave, C., Lushington, K. and De Koninck, J. Temperature biofeedback and sleep: limited findings and methodological challenges. Chronophysiology and Therapy 2, 1-8, 2012.

Biggs, S. N., Kennedy, J. D., Martin, A. J., van den Heuvel, C. J., & Lushington, K. Psychometric properties of an omnibus sleep problems questionnaire for school-aged children. Sleep Medicine 13(4), 390-95, 2012.

Bruni, O., Kohler, M., Novelli, L., Kennedy, D., Lushington, K., Martin, J. and Ferri, R. The role of NREM sleep instability in child cognitive performance. Sleep, 35(5), 649-56, 2012.

Dellmann, T. and Lushington, K. Characteristics of Experienced Natural Therapists. JATMS. 18(2), 95-100, 2012.

Dellmann, T. and Lushington, K. How natural therapists enhance positive expectations in patients. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 18(2), 99-105, 2012.

Bryan, J., Ranzijn, R., Balfour, C., Tuckey, M., Hayward, R., Pearson, E., Jackman, G., & Lushington, K (2012). Increasing the Work-Readiness of Australian Psychology Undergraduates by Changing the Curriculum. In S. McCarthy, J. Cranney, K. L. Dickson, A. Trapp and V. Karandashev (Eds.) Teaching Psychology around the World: Volume 3. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Ch 12 160-179, ISBN13 978-1-4438-3448-3

Litchfield, C., Lushington, K., Bigwood, S., and Foster, W. (2012). Living in harmony with wildlife: considering the animal’s ‘point of view’ in planning and design. In S. Lehmann and R.Crocker (Eds.), Designing for Zero Waste: Consumption, Technologies and the Built Environment. London: Earthscan

Banks, S., Jackson, M.L. and Van Dongen, H. P.  Neuroscience of sleep and circadian rhythms. In P. Desmond, G. Matthews, P. Hancock and C. Neubauer (Eds). Handbook of Operator Fatigue, 2012.

Minkel, J. D., Banks, S., Htaik, O., Moreta, M. C., Jones, C. W., McGlinchey, E. L., Simpson, N. S. and Dinges, D. F.: Sleep deprivation and stressors: Evidence for elevated negative affect in response to mild stressors when sleep deprived. Emotion, Vol 12:1015-1020, 2012.

Keage, H. A. D., Banks, S., Yang, K. L., Morgan, K., Brayne, C. & Matthews, F. E. What sleep characteristics predict cognitive decline in the old?  Sleep Medicine. 13(7):886-892, 2012.

Vakulin, A., Baulk, S.D., Catcheside, P.G., Antic, N.A., van den Heuvel, C.J., Banks S., & McEvoy, R.D.: Auditory evoked potentials remain abnormal after CPAP treatment in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea. Clinical Neurophysiology. 123:310-317, 2012

Killick, R., Banks, S. & Liu, P.: Implications of sleep restriction and recovery on metabolic outcomes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2012, 97(11):3876-90.

Sampson, R., Banks, S. & Blunden, S.: The Characteristics of Sleep and Sleep Loss in Adolescence: A Review. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities. Accepted 15/8/2012

Dorrian J, Skinner N (2012).  Alcohol Consumption Patterns in Shift Compared to Day Workers. Chronobiology International, 29(5): 610-618.

Dorrian J, Darwent D, Dawson D, Roach GD (2012). Predicting pilot's sleep during layovers using their own behaviour or data from colleagues: Implications for biomathematical models. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 45S:17–21.

Dorrian J (2012). Chapter 1: Alcoholism: The Self-Reinforcing Feedback Loop. In Gina Rossi (Ed.).  Psychology - Selected Papers, InTech,

Reynolds, AC, Dorrian, J, Liu, PY, Van Dongen, HPA, Wittert, GA, Harmer, LJ, Banks, S (2012). Impact of Five Nights of Sleep Restriction on Glucose Metabolism, Leptin and Testosterone in Young Adult Men. PloS one, 7(7): e41218.

Haire JCL, Ferguson SA, Tilleard JD, Negus P, Dorrian J, Thomas M (2012).  Effect of working consecutive night shifts on sleep time, prior wakefulness, perceived levels of fatigue and performance on a psychometric test in emergency registrars. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 24(3): 251-259.

Paterson JL, Dorrian J, Clarkson L, Darwent D, Ferguson SA (2012). Beyond working time: Factors affecting sleep behaviour in rail safety workers. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 45S:32-35.

Heath G, Roach GD, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Darwent D, Sargent C (2012). The effect of sleep restriction on snacking behaviour during a week of simulated shiftwork. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 45S:62-67.

Pearson, E.L., Dorrian, J., & Litchfield, C.A. (2012). Harnessing visual media in environmental education: Increasing knowledge of orangutan conservation issues and facilitating sustainable behaviour through video presentations. In J. Blewitt (Ed.), The media, animal conservation and environmental education. UK: Routledge.

Pearson, E.L., Dorrian, J., & Litchfield, C.A. (In press). Measuring zoo-visitor learning and understanding about orangutans: Evaluation to enhance learning outcomes and to foster conservation action. Environmental Education Research.

Cooper P, Kohler M, Blunden S. Sleep and academic performance in Indigenous Australian children from a remote community. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2012; 48(2): 122-127.

Immanuel SA, Pamula Y, Kohler M, Martin J, Kennedy D, Kabir MM, Saint DA, Baumert M. Respiratory timing and variability during sleep in children with sleep-disordered breathing. J Appl Physiol. 2012;113(10):1635-42.

Keage, H.A.D, Churches, O.F., Kohler, M., Pomeroy, D., Luppino, R., Bartolo, M., Elliot, S. (2012). Cerebrovascular function in aging and dementia: a systematic review of transcranial doppler studies. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra, 2, 258–70.

Braithwaite J., Westbrook M., Nugus P., Greenfield D., Travaglia J., Runciman W., Foxwell A. R., Boyce R.A., Devinney T., Westbrook J. (2012).  A four-year, systems-wide intervention promoting interprofessional collaboration.  BMC Health Services Research 12 (1) , pg. 99-106.

Braithwaite J., Westbrook M., Nugus P., Greenfield D., Travalia J., Runciman W., Foxwell A.R., Boyce R.A., Devinney T., Westbrook J.  Continuing differences between health professions’ attitudes: the saga of accomplishing systems-wide interprofessionalism.  The International Journal for Quality in Health Care published Nov 29, 2012, pg. 1-8.

Thomas, M.J.W., Schultz, T.J., Hannaford, N., Runciman, W.B.  Failures in Transition: Learning from Incidents Relating to Clinical Handover in Acute Care.  Journal for Healthcare Quality.  2012 Jan 23. DOI: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2011.00189.x.

Dunn, A.G., Braithwaite, J., Gallego, B., Day, R.O., Runciman, W., Coiera, E. Nation-scale adoption of new medicines by doctors: an application of the Bass diffusion model.  BMC Health Services Research 12 (1), pg. 248-256.

Westbrook JI, Reckmann M, Li L, Runciman WB, Burke R, Lo C, Baysari MT, Braithwaite J, Day RO. (2012) Effects of Two Commercial Electronic Prescribing Systems on Prescribing Error Rates in Hospital In-Patients: A Before and After Study. PLoS Med 9(1): e1001164. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001164

Runciman WB, Coiera EW, Day RO, Hannaford NA, Hibbert PD, Hunt TD, et al. Towards the delivery of appropriate health care in Australia. Med J Aust. 2012 16.7.2012;197(2):78-81. 

Runciman WB, Hunt TD, Hannaford NA, Hibbert PD, Westbrook JI, Coiera EW, et al. CareTrack: assessing the appropriateness of health care delivery in Australia. Med J Aust. 2012;197(2):100-5.

Hunt TD, Ramanathan SA, Hannaford NA, Hibbert PD, Braithwaite J, Coiera E, Day RO, Westbrook JI, Runciman WB: CareTrack Australia: assessing the appropriateness of adult healthcare: protocol for a retrospective medical record review. BMJ Open 2012 Jan 18;2:e000665.

Dewald, J.F., Short, M.A., Gradisar, M., Oort, F.J., Meijer, A.M. (2012)  The Chronic Sleep Reduction Questionnaire (CSRQ): A cross-cultural comparison and validation in Dutch and Australian adolescents.  Journal of Sleep Research 21 (5) , pp. 584-594

Dohnt, H., Gradisar, M., Short, M.A. (2012).  Insomnia and its symptoms in adolescents: Comparing DSM-IV and ICSD-II diagnostic criteria.   Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 8 (3) , pp. 295-299.

Short, M.A., Gradisar, M., Lack, L.C., Wright, H., Carskadon, M.A. 

(2012).   The discrepancy between actigraphic and sleep diary measures of sleep in adolescents.  Sleep Medicine 13 (4) , pp. 378-384 .

Lack, L., Short, M., Dorrian, J., Roach, G.D., Xhou, X., Lovato, N., Ferguson, S.A. (2012).  Author's response to Letter to the Editor.  Applied Ergonomics 43 (1) , pp. 267

2011 Refereed Journal Articles

Bearman, C, Ormerod, TC, Ball, LJ & Deptula, D. Explaining away the negative effects of evaluation on analogical transfer: The perils of premature evaluation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 2011; 64: 942-958.

Blunden SL, Thompson KR, Dawson D. Behavioural sleep treatments and night time crying in infants: Challenging the status quo. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2011; 15(5): 327-34.

Blunden SL. Behavioural treatments to encourage solo sleeping in pre- school children: an alternative to controlled crying. Journal of Child Health Care, 2011 doi: 10.1177/1367493510397623

Blunden SL, Chapman J, Rigney G. Are sleep education programs successful? The case for improved and consistent research efforts. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2011 (Doi: 10.1177/1367493510397623)

Crothers C, Dorrian J. Determinants Of Nurses Attitudes Toward The Care Of Patients With Alcohol Problems. International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN) Nursing, 2011; Article ID 821514, doi:10.5402/2011/821514.

Dorrian J, Sweeney M, Dawson D. Modeling fatigue-related truck accidents: Prior sleep duration, recency and continuity, Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2011; 9: 3-11.

Dorrian J, Baulk SD, Dawson D. Work hours, workload, sleep and fatigue in Australian Rail Industry employees. Applied Ergonomics, 2011; 42(2): 202-9.

Ferguson SA, Paech GM, Dorrian J, Roach GD, Jay, S. Performance on a simple response time task: is sleep or work more important? Applied Ergonomics, 2011; 42(2): 210-213.

Lack L, Short M, Dorrian J, Roach GD, Zhou X, Lovato N, Ferguson SA, Tremaine R. Authors response to Letter to the Editor. Applied Ergonomics. 2011 May 13.

Litchfield C, Dorrian J., Davis J, Lushington K, Dawson D. Lessons in primate heat tolerance: a commentary based on the Human Zoo experience. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2011; 14(2): 162-9.

Minkel J, Htaik O, Banks S, Dinges D. Emotional expressiveness in sleep-deprived healthy adults. Behavioural Sleep Medicine, 2011; 9(1): 5-14.

Paterson J, Dorrian J, Lamond NA, Jay S, Ferguson S, Murphy P, Campbell SS, Dawson D. Changes in structural aspects of mood during 39-66 hours of sleep loss using matched controls. Applied Ergonomics, 2011; 42(2): 196-201.

Purse K, Dorrian J. Deterrence and Enforcement of Occupational Health and Safety Law. The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 2011; 27(1): 23-39.

Rainbird, S & Rowsell, J. Literacy Nooks: Geosemiotics and domains of literacy in home spaces. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2011; 11(2), pp. 214-232.

Roach GD, Darwent D, TL Sletten, Dawson D. Long-haul pilots use in-flight napping as a countermeasure to fatigue. Applied Ergonomics, 2011; 42(2), 214-218.

Thompson, K, Blunden, S, Brindal, E, Hendrie, G. When food is neither good nor bad: Childrens evaluations of transformed and combined food products. Journal of Child Health Care, 2011; DOI: 10.1177/1367493511414449

Vakulin A, Baulk SD, Catcheside PG, van den Heuvel CJ, Antic N, Dorrian J, McEvoy, RD. Driving Simulator Performance Remains Impaired in Patients with Severe OSA after CPAP treatment. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2011; 7(3): 246-53.

Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Matthews RW, Sargent C, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Dynamics of neurobehavioural performance variability under forced desynchrony: Evidence of state instability. Sleep, 2011; 34(1), 57-63.

Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Matthews RW, Sargent C, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Sleep, wake and phase dependent changes in neurobehavioural function under forced desynchrony. Sleep, 2011; 34(7), 931-941.

Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Matthews RW, Sargent C, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Mismatch between subjective alertness and objective performance under sleep restriction is greatest during the biological night. Journal of Sleep Research. 2011; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2011.00924.x

2011 Reports

Rainbird, S, Every, D, Procter, N, Pocock, B, & Sebben, B. Social Impacts of the Inverbrackie Alternative Place of Detention on the Local Community. University of South Australia 2011.

2011 Conference papers

Bearman, CR, Miller, R & Orasanu, J. Challenges of NextGen Technologies for Coordinated Decision Making and the Exchange of Information between Pilots and Controllers. 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society. Las Vegas, Nevada. Sept 19th-23rd 2011

Evans A, Blunden S, Spooner R. Development of a parental report questionnaire for restless legs syndrome (RLS) in children: The RLSQ. Australasian Podiatry Conference April 2011 Melbourne, Australia

Every, D, Rainbird, S, Sebben, B & Procter, N. The Community Impact of the Inverbrackie Alternative Place of Detention. Migration Update Conference 2011, June Adelaide, South Australia

Othman A, Blunden S, Mohamad N, Hussin ZA. Factors related to parental well being in children with cancer. International Conference on Social Science and Humanity. Singapore 2011.

Reynolds CJ, Climate Change on the Menu? A Retrospective Look at the Development of South Australian Municipal Food Waste Policy, Third International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 21-22 July 2011

Reynolds CJ, Boland J, Extending the Waste Input Output Model to behavioural change: the case of municipal food waste in South Australia, 19th International Input-Output Conference, Alexandria, USA, 13-17 June 2011

Reynolds CJ, The Soft Power of Food: A Diplomacy of Hamburgers and Sushi?(virtual presentation) Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV, USA, December 8-10, 2011

Reynolds CJ, A load of rubbish? The state of municipal food waste in Australia, 18th Symposium of Australian Gastronomy,Old Parliament House Canberra 13th -16th May 2011

Reynolds CJ. Utilising the Waste Input Output Model to monitor environmental impact: the case of municipal food waste in South Australia Low Carbon Urban Futures - Colloquium, 2011.  ISBN 978-0-9802933-5-7

Sebben, B, Every, D, Rainbird, S, & Procter, N. What can we do: Supportive community responses to the Inverbrackie Alternative Place of Detention. Migration Update Conference 2011, June Adelaide, South Australia.


2010 Refereed Journal Articles

Bearman C, Paletz SBF, Orasanu J & Thomas MJW. The breakdown of coordinated decision making in distributed systems. Human Factors, 2010; 52 (2): 173-188.

Biggs SN, Bauer KMM, Peters J, Dorrian J, Kennedy JD, Martin JA, Lushington K. Acute Sleep Restriction Does Not Effect Declarative Memory Consolidation in 10-Year-Old Girls. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2010; 8: 222-225.

Biggs SN, Pizzorno VA, van den Heuvel CJ, Kennedy JD, Martin AJ & Lushington, K. Differences in parental attitudes towards sleep and influences on sleep/wake patterns in Caucasian and South East Asian school-aged children in Australia. Behavioural Sleep Medicine, 2010; 8(4): 207-218.

Blunden SL, Milte CM, Sinn N. Diet and sleep in children with ADHD: Preliminary data in Australian children. Journal of Child Health Care, 2010; 15 (1) 14-24

Braithwaite J, Greenfield D, Westbrook J, Pawsey M, Westbrook M, Gibberd R, Naylor J, Nathan S, Robinson M, Runciman B, Jackson M, Travaglia J, Johnston B, Yen D, McDonald H, Low L, Redman S, Johnson B, Corbett A, Hennessy D, Clark J, Lancaster J. Health service accreditation as a predictor of clinical and organizational performance: a blinded, random, stratified study. Qual Saf Health Care, 2010;19:14-21.

Camfferman D, Gold M, Kennedy D, Martin J & Lushington K. Eczema, sleep and behaviour. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2010; 6(6): 581-588.

Camfferman D, Gold M, Kennedy D, Martin J & Lushington K. Eczema and sleep and its relationship to daytime functioning in children. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2010; 14(6): 359-369.

Carpenter KB, Duevel MA, Lee PW, Wu AW, Bates DW, Runciman WB, Baker GR, Larizgoitia I, Weeks WB. On behalf of the Methods and Measures Working Group of the World Health Organization World Alliance for Patient Safety. Measures of patient safety in developing and emerging countries: a review of the literature. Qual Saf Health Care, 2010; 19(1): 48-54.

Darwent D, Dawson D & Roach GD. Prediction of probabilistic sleep distributions following travel across multiple time zones. Sleep, 2010; 33(2): 185-195. (See also comment by Van Dongen)

Darwent D, Ferguson SA, Sargent S, Paech GM, Williams L, Zhou X, Matthews R, Dawson D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Contribution of core body temperature, prior wake time, and sleep stages to cognitive throughput performance during forced desynchrony. Chronobiology International, 2010; 27(5), 898-910.

Dorrian J. Alcoholism-Disease or symptom? The challenges of managing advanced alcoholism and chronic illness. Medical Journal of Australia, 2010; 192(11): 161-162.

Ferguson S, Thomas MJW, Dorrian J, Jay SM, Wessenfield A, Dawson D. Work hours and sleep/wake behaviour in Australian hospital doctors: Its not only about work. Chronobiology International, 2010; 27(5): 997-1012.

Ferguson SA, Baker AA, Lamond N, Kennaway DJ. Sleep in a live-in mining operation: the influence of start times and restricted non-work activities. Applied Ergonomics, 2010; 42(1): 71-75.

Ferguson SA, Rajaratnam SMW, Dawson D. Melatonin agonists and insomnia. Expert Reviews in Neurotherapeutics, 2010; 10(2): 305-318.

Kohler M, Lushington K & Kennedy D. Neurocognitive performance and behaviour before and after treatment for sleep disordered breathing in children. Journal of Nature, and Science of Sleep, 2010; 2: 159–185.

Jones CB, Rajaratnam SMW, Dorrian J, Dawson D. Lay Perceptions of Responsibility and Accountability for Fatigue-Related Road Crashes. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 2010; 21(1): 30-35.

Jones DN, Thomas MJ, Mandel CJ, Grimm J, Hannaford N, Schultz T, Runciman W. Where failures occur in the imaging care cycle: Lessons learnt from the Radiology Events Register. J Am Coll Radiol 2010;7(8):593-602.

Jones DN, Benveniste KA, Schultz TJ, Mandel CJ, Runciman WB. Establishing national medical imaging incident reporting systems: Issues and challenges. J Am Coll Radiol 2010;7(8):582-92.

Magrabi F, Ong MS, Runciman W, Coiera E. An analysis of computer-related patient safety incidents to inform the development of a classification. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2010;17(6):663-70.

Matthews RW, Ferguson SA, Zhou X, Darwent D, Sargent C, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. The interactive influence of the internal body clock and prior wake on task vigilance. Ergonomia, 2010; 31(1), 37-48.

Michel P, Amalberti R, Runciman WB, Sherman H, Lewalle P, Larizgoitia I. Concepts et definitions en securite des patients: la Classification internationale pour la securite des patients de lOrganisation Mondiale de la Sante. Risques et Qualite 2010; 7(3): 133-43.

Newton A, Dollman J, Lushington K & Olds T. Reliability of the 5 minute Psychomotor Vigilance Task in a primary school classroom setting. Behaviour Research Methods, 2010; 42: 754-758.

Newton RC, Mytton OT, Aggarwal R, Runciman WB, Free M, Fahlgren B, Akiyama M, Farlow B, Yaron S, Locke G, Whittaker S. Making existing technology safer in healthcare. Qual Saf Health Care 2010; 19 Suppl 2: i15-24.

Olds T, Blunden SL, Dollman J, Maher C. Day type and the relationship between weight status and sleep duration in adolescents. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 20109; 34 (2): 165 - 171

Olds T, Maher C, Blunden S, Matricciani L. Normative data on the sleep habits of Australian adolescents. Sleep, 2010; 33(10):1381-8

Paech G, Ferguson SA, Sargent C, Darwent D, Williams L, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. A 28-hour day, sleep and a single beat period; revisiting forced desynchrony studies? Ergonomia, 2010; 32(2-4), 125-132.

Paech GM, Jay SM, Lamond N, Roach GD, Ferguson SA. The effects of different roster schedules on sleep in miners. Applied Ergonomics, 2010; 41(4), 600-606.

Paterson J, Dorrian J, Pincombe J, Grech C and Dawson D. How sleep loss and perception of workload influence self-reported mood in Australian midwives. Industrial Health, 2010; 48(4): 381-389.

Pham JC, Gianci S, Battles J, Beard P, Clarke JR, Coates H, Donaldson L, Eldridge N, Fletcher M, Goeschel CA, Heitmiller E, Hensen J, Kelley E, Loeb J, Runciman W, Sheridan S, Wu AW, Pronovost PJ. Establishing a global learning community for incident reporting systems. Qual Saf Health Care, 2010; 19(5): 446-51.

Purse K, Dorrian J. Health and safety at work: Its time to measure compliance. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 2010; 26(3); 207-212.

Roach GD, Cicua-Navarro DC, Sargent C. The evidence that cyclic alternating pattern subtypes affect cognitive functioning is very weak. Sleep Medicine, 2010; 11(8), 803.

Roach GD, Darwent D, Dawson D. How well do pilots sleep during long-haul flights? Ergonomics, 53(9), 1072-1075.

Roach GD, Cicua-Navarro DC, Sargent C. The evidence that cyclic alternating pattern subtypes affect cognitive functioning is very weak. Sleep Medicine, 2010; 11(8), 803.

Roach GD, Sargent C, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Ferguson SA. Lost in transit: The journey of ingestible temperature sensors through the human digestive tract. Ergonomia, 2010; 32(1), 49-62.

Runciman WB. Patient safety: Time for a transformational change in medical education. Med J Aust 2010;193(1):3-4.

Runciman WB, Baker GR, Michel P, Dovey S, Lilford RJ, Jensen N, Flin R, Weeks WB, Lewalle P, Larizgoitia I, Bates D; on behalf of the Methods and Measures Working Group of the World Health Organization World Alliance for Patient Safety. Tracing the foundations of a conceptual framework for a patient safety ontology. Qual Saf Health Care. Published Online First on 10 August 2010. doi: 10.1136/qshc.2009.035147

Sargent C, Ferguson SA, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. The influence of circadian phase and prior wake on neuromuscular performance. Chronobiology International, 2010; 27(5), 911-921.

Thomas MJW, Ferguson SA. Prior sleep, prior wake, and crew performance during normal flight operations. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 2010; 81: 665-670.

Tremaine R, Dorrian J, Lack L, Lovato N, Ferguson S, Zhou X, Roach GD. The relationship between subjective and objective sleepiness and performance during a simulated night-shift with a nap countermeasure. Applied Ergonomics, 2010; 42(1), 51-61.

Tremaine R, Dorrian J, Blunden S. Subjective and objective sleep in children and adolescents: Measurement, age, and gender differences. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2010; 8: 229-238.

Tremaine R, Dorrian J, Blunden S. Measuring sleep habits using the sleep timing questionnaire: A validation study for school aged children, Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2010; 8:194-202.

Tremaine R, Dorrian J, Lack L, Lovato N, Ferguson S, Zhou X, Roach G. The relationship between subjective and objective sleepiness and performance during a simulated night-shift with a nap countermeasure. Applied Ergonomics, 2010; 42(1): 52-61.

Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Matthews RW, Sargent C, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Inter-individual differences in neurobehavioural performance in response to increasing homeostatic sleep pressure. Chronobiology International, 2010; 27(5), 922-933.

Darwent D, Ferguson SA, Sargent C, Paech GM, Williams L, Zhou X, Matthews RW, Dawson D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Contribution of core body temperature, prior wake time and sleep stages to cognitive throughput performance during forced desynchrony. Chronobiology International, 2010; 27(5): 898-910.

Darwent, D, Dawson, D, Roach, GD. Prediction of probabilistic sleep distributions following travel across multiple time zones. Sleep, 2010: 33(2): 185-95.

Darwent D, Ferguson SA, Sargent C, Paech GM, Williams L, Zhou X, Matthews RW, Dawson D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Contribution of core body temperature, prior wake times and sleep stages to cognitive throughput performance during forced desynchrony. Chronobiology International, 2010: 27(5): 898-910.

Ferguson SA, Rajaratnam SMW, Dawson D. Melatonin agonists and insomnia. Expert Reviews in Neurotherapeutics, 2010: 10(2): 305-318.

Ferguson SA, Thomas MJW, Dorrian J, Jay SM, Weissenfeld A, Dawson D. Work hours and sleep/wake behaviour of Australian hospital doctors. Chronobiology International, 2010: 27(5): 997-1012.

Jones CB, Rajaratnam SMW, Dorrian J, Dawson, D. Lay perceptions of responsibility and accountability for fatigue-related road crashes. Journal of the Australiasian College of Road Safety, 2010: 21(1): 30-35.

Paterson JL, Dorrian J, Pincombe J, Grech C, Dawson D. Mood change and perception of workload in Australian midwives. Industrial Health, 2010: 48(4): 381-389.

Thompson K, Rainbird S, Dawson D. The nature of the beast: Metropolitan train drivers experience, perception and recognition of fatigue. In Sargent, C., Darwent, D., Roach, G.D. (Eds). Living in a 24/7 world: The impact of circadian disruption on sleep, work and health.  Australasian Chronobiology Society, Adelaide, Australia, 2010: 1-5.

2010 Reports

Thompson K, Sharma-Brymer V & Rainbird S. (Eds.) A literature review of crowding and railway passengers: Psychological, cultural, human and economic factors. Brisbane: CRC for Rail Innovation, Australia, 2010.

Thompson K, Hirsch L & Rainbird S. A Socio-economic study of platform and carriage crowding in the railway industry: Field report Site 1: Adelaide. Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, 2010.

Thompson K, Hirsch L & Rainbird S. A Socio-economic study of platform and carriage crowding in the railway industry: Field report Site 2: Brisbane. Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, 2010.

2010 Conference papers

Blunden SL, Lushington K, Huessler H, Michel B.Treating behavioural sleep disorders in children: A psychological perspective. International Conference of Applied Psychology, Melbourne 2010.

Blunden SL, Sinn N, Milte C, Banks S, Watson E, Rigney G. The effects of sugar load on sleep in 118 children and adolescents: subjective and objective measures. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2010; 8 (suppl 1); A7

Blunden SL. Sleep education in Australian children and adolescents. International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Rome December 2010.

Blunden SL, Banks S, Watson E. The effects of sugar load on sleep in adolescent girls: subjective and objective measures. International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Rome December 2010.

Blunden SL, Banks S, Rigney G. The effects of sugar load on attention in adolescent girls. International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Rome December 2010.

Evans AM, Blunden SL. Development of a parental report questionnaire for restless legs in children. International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Rome December 2010.

Hampton LK, Darwent D, Matthews RW, Heath G, Ferguson SA, Sargent C, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. The influence of circadian phase and prior wake on positive and negative mood during a sleep-restricted forced desynchrony protocol. In: C Sargent, D Darwent, GD Roach (Eds.) Living in a 24/7 World: The Impact of Circadian Disruption on Sleep, Work, and Health. (ISBN 978-0-646-53863-1). Australasian Chronobiology Society Press, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 13-17.

Heath G, Sargent C, Darwent D, Ferguson SA, Kennaway DJ, Hampton LK, Matthews RW, Roach GD. Subjective mood is influenced by sleep-related and circadian processes in a forced desynchrony protocol with severe sleep restriction. In: C Sargent, D Darwent, GD Roach (Eds.) Living in a 24/7 World: The Impact of Circadian Disruption on Sleep, Work, and Health. (ISBN 978-0-646-53863-1). Australasian Chronobiology Society Press, Adelaide, Australia, 2010 pp. 7-11.

Lastella M, Roach GD, Hurem D, Sargent C. Does chronotype affect elite athletes capacity to cope with the training demands of triathlon? In: C Sargent, D Darwent, GD Roach (Eds.) Living in a 24/7 World: The Impact of Circadian Disruption on Sleep, Work, and Health. (ISBN 978-0-646-53863-1). Australasian Chronobiology Society Press, Adelaide, Australia, 2010 pp. 25-28.

Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Matthews RW, Sargent C, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Sleep, wake and phase dependent changes in subjective alertness. In: C Sargent, D Darwent, GD Roach (Eds.) Living in a 24/7 World: The Impact of Circadian Disruption on Sleep, Work, and Health. (ISBN 978-0-646-53863-1). Australasian Chronobiology Society Press, Adelaide, Australia, 2010 pp. 19-23.

Rainbird S. Negotiating a new space beyond the glass pane: service providers, asylum seekers and the research encounter in East Anglia, Britain. Talking through glass: Reflections on research involving disadvantaged & marginalised populations, 17 September 2010, Melbourne, University of Melbourne.

Rainbird S. Negotiating locals in Britain: The relationship between asylum seekers and the local British community in East Anglia. Migrant Security 2010: Citizenship and social inclusion in a transnational era, 15-16 July, Toowoomba, University of Southern Queensland.

Rainbird S. Refugee support organisations in Britain and their construction of asylum seeker vulnerability. The Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, 6-8 April 2010, Adelaide, Australia.

Rainbird S, Thompson K, Dawson D. The impact of organisational culture on fatigue management: The case of camaraderie amongst metropolitan train drivers. In: Sargent C, Darwent D, Roach GD (Eds). Living in a 24/7 world: The impact of circadian disruption on sleep, work and health. Australasian Chronobiology Society, Adelaide, Australia, 2010 pp. 29-33.

Reynolds CJ. The unconstitutional Locavore: is eating local sensible for Australia? The Scientist, the Cook & the Grower: An International Symposium on Food,Adelaide, Australia, Thursday 16 December 2010,

Reynolds CJ. Tipping the Scales: A New Understanding of Foods Power in the Political Sphere The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2010; 7:5, p295-304

Reynolds CJ. Tipping the Scales: A New Understanding of Foods Power in the Political Sphere (virtual presentation) The 5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Cambridge, UK, August 2-5, 2010

Thompson K, Rainbird S, Dawson D. The nature of the beast: Metropolitan train drivers experience, perception and recognition of fatigue. In: Sargent C, Darwent D, Roach GD (Eds). Living in a 24/7 world: The impact of circadian disruption on sleep, work and health. Australasian Chronobiology Society, Adelaide, Australia, 2010: pp. 1-5.

Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Matthews RW, Sargent C, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD (2010). Sleep, wake and phase dependent changes in subjective alertness. In: Living in a 24/7 World: The Impact of Circadian Disruption on Sleep, Work and Health. C Sargent, D Darwent, GD Roach (Eds). Australasian Chronobiology Society, Adelaide Australia (pp 19-23).

Paech GM, Ferguson SA, Sargent C, Darwent D, Zhou X, Williams L, Matthews RW, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. The relative contribution of circadian and homeostatic processes to sleep during forced desynchrony with a restricted sleep opportunity. Sleep, 2010; 33, A86.

Roach GD, Sargent C, Paech GM, Williams L, Zhou X, Matthews RW, Darwent D, Kennaway DJ, Ferguson SA. Forced desynchrony with sleep restriction affects sleep efficiency in healthy young males. Sleep, 2010; 33, A69.

Sargent C, Ferguson SA, Heath G, Kennaway DJ, Dawson D, Roach GD. Glucose tolerance is impaired following eight consecutive days of sleep restriction and sleep displacement. Sleep, 2010; 33, A70.

Williams L, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Darwent D, Sargent C, Kennaway DJ, Paech GM, Zhou X, Matthews RW, Roach GD. Circadian and sleep/wake modulation of mood in healthy subjects. Sleep, 2010; 33, A70.

Williams L, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Darwent D, Sargent C, Kennaway DJ, Paech GM, Zhou X, Matthews RW, Roach GD. Effects of circadian phase, prior wakefulness and sleep restriction on mood regulation in healthy participants. Sleep, 2010; 33, A96.

Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Matthews RW, Sargent C, Darwent D, Williams L, Paech GM, Kennaway DJ, Roach GD. Sleep, wake, and phase dependent changes in neurobehavioural performance. Sleep, 2010; 33, A69.


2009 Book chapters

Blunden Sl, Willcocks A.The Sensible Sleep Solution: a guide to your babys sleep in the first year. Wakefield Press, Adelaide.

Naweed A, Hockey GRJ & Clarke SD. Enhanced information design for high-speed train displays: Determining goal set operation under a supervisory automated braking system. In D de Waard, J Godthelp, FL Kooi & KA Brookhuis (Eds.), Human factors, security and safety (pp. 189-202). Maastricht, the Netherlands: Shaker Press, 2009.

Rogers NL and Ferguson SA. Thermoregulation and Sleep-Wake Behaviour in Humans In: Basics of Sleep Guide. Second Edition. Amlaner, C.J. and Fuller P.M. (Ed). Sleep Research Society, Westchester, IL. 2009. ISBN: 978-1-61539-590-3

2009 Refereed Journal Articles

Baulk SD, Fletcher A, Kandelaars KJ, Dawson D, Roach GD. A field study of sleep and fatigue in a regular rotating 12-h shift system. Applied Ergonomics, 2009; 40(4): 694-698.

Bearman C, Paletz SBF, Orasanu J, & Brooks B. Organizational pressure and mitigating strategies in small commercial aviation: Lessons from Alaska. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine, 2009; 80 (12), 1055-1058.

Paletz SBF, Bearman C, Orasanu J, & Holbrook J. Socializing the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System: Incorporating social psychology phenomena into a human factors error classification system. Human Factors, 2009; 51 (4): 435-445.

Bearman C, Paletz SB & Orasanu J. Situational pressures on decision making: Goal-seduction and situation aversion. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine, 2009; 80: 556-560.

Blunden SL, Nair D. An unusual clinical phenomena - a case of bedtime ritual with apparent sexual overtones. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2009; 15(1): 55-64.

Blunden SL, Chervin RD. Sleep, performance and behaviour in Australian indigenous and non-indigenous children: an exploratory comparison. Journal of Paediatric Child Health, 2009: 46(1-2): 10-6.

Braithwaite J, Runciman WB, Merry AF. Towards safer, better healthcare: harnessing the natural properties of complex sociotechnical systems. Qual Saf Health Care, 2009; 18: 37-41.

Kohler MJ, Thormaehlen S, Kennedy D, Pamula Y, van den Heuvel CJ, Lushington K & Martin JA. Differences in the association between obesity and obstructive sleep apnea among children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine., 2009;  5(6): 506-511.

Kohler MJ, Lushington K, van den Heuvel CJ, Martin J, Pamula Y & Kennedy D. Adenotonsillectomy and neurocognitive deficits in children with sleep disordered breathing. Plos One, 2009; 4(10): e7343.

Lovato N, Lack L, Ferguson SA, Tremaine R. The effects of a 30-min nap during night shift following a prophylactic sleep in the afternoon. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2009; 7: 34-42.

Olds T, Blunden SL, Petkov J & Forchini F. The relationships between sex, age, geography and sleep duration in adolescents: a meta-analysis of data from 23 countries. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2009 DOI.org/10.1016/j.smrv.2009.12.002

Othman A & Blunden S. Psychological Interventions for Parents of Children who have Cancer: A Meta Analytic Review, Current Pediatric Reviews, 2009; 5(2): 118-127.

Othman A, Blunden S, Mohamad N, Mohd Hussin ZA, & Jamil Osman Z. Piloting a psycho-education program for parents of pediatric cancer patients in Malaysia, Psycho Oncology, 2009; DOI: 10.1002/pon.1584.

Peters J, Bauer K, Dorrian J, Biggs S, Kennedy D, Martin J & Lushington K. The sensitivity of a PDA-based psychomotor vigilance task to sleep restriction in 10-year-old girls. Journal of Sleep Research, 2009; 18 (2): 173-177.

Runciman W, Hibbert P, Thomson R, Van Der Schaaf T, Sherman H, Lewalle P. Towards an International Classification for Patient Safety: key concepts and terms. Int J Qual Health Care 2009;21:18-26.

Runciman WB, Lumby J. Regulating clinical practice. In: Healy J and Dugdale P, editors. Patient Safety First: Responsive Regulation in Health Care. Crows Nest: Allen and Unwin; 2009;192-220.

Sherman H, Castro G, Fletcher M, Hatlie M, Hibbert P, Jakob R, Koss R, Lewalle P, Loeb J, Perneger T, Runciman W, Thomson R, Van Der Schaaf T, Virtanen M. Towards an International Classification for Patient Safety: the conceptual framework. Int J Qual Health Care 2009;21:2-8. This paper was awarded the Peter Reizenstein Prize for the best paper published in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care in 2009.

Thomson R, Lewalle P, Sherman H, Hibbert P, Runciman W, Castro G. Towards an International Classification for Patient Safety: a Delphi survey. Int J Qual Health Care, 2009; 21: 9-17.

Vakulin A, Baulk SD, Catcheside PG, van den Heuvel CJ, Antic N, Dorrian J, McEvoy. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Patients are More Vulnerable to Alcohol and Sleep Restriction as Measured by Driving Simulation. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2009; 151: 447-455.

2009 Non peer reviewed papers

Blunden SL. Sleep and Obesity. Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Press, 2009: 50-53.

2009 Reports

FRMS: Resource Pack. Ferguson SA, Thomas MWJ, Jay SM, Dawson D. Queensland Government, 2009: www.health.qld.gov.au/hrpolicies/other/FRMS_web.pdf 

2009 Conference papers

Paletz SBF, Bearman C, & Schunn CD. Intercoder reliability as shared mental models. Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL. Aug 7th -11th 2009.

Bearman C, Paletz SBF & Orasanu J. The influence of organizational, situational & social psychological pressures on pilot decision making. Regional Air Safety Investigation Seminar. Rotorua, NZ. Jun 8th-10th 2009

Mohamad N, Othman A, Blunden S & Mohd Hussin, ZA. The relationships between parents psychosocial functioning and their children who have cancer in Malaysia, National Conference on Health and Medical Sciences Conference Publication, 2009. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

Othman A, Blunden S, Mohamad N, Mohd Hussin ZA & Jamil Osman Z. Piloting a psycho-education program for parents of pediatric cancer patients in Malaysia, International Psycho Oncology Society 11th World Congress Conference Publication, 2009. Vienna, Austria.

Olds T, Blunden S, Petkof J, Forchini F. The relationship between sex, age, geography and sleep duration in adolescents: a meta analysis of data in 23 countries. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2009; 7 (suppl 1); A29.

Blunden S, Thompson K. What children and their parents know about sleep: vital information for the future of sleep education. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2009; 7 (suppl 1); A29.

Blunden S, Milte C, Sinn N. Diet and sleep in children with ADHD: preliminary data in Australian children. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2009; 7 (suppl 1); A32.

Blunden S, Cooper P. Sleep and school performance in indigenous children: tesearch findig s and implications for education. Conference publication p 86. 5th National Indigenous Education Conference, Hobart 2009.

Cooper P, Blunden S, Kohler M. The relationship between sleep and school performance amongst remote indigenous Australian children. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2009; 7 (suppl 1); A73

Evans AM, Blunden SL. Are some childrens growing pains (GP) actually restless legs syndrome (RLS)? Australian Podiatry Conference, 2009. Brisbane, Australia

Nichols S & Rainbird S. Commercial ethnography: What are literacy researchers doing in the mall? CREd (Centre for Research in Education) Seminar Series, 9 October 2009, University of South Australia.

Nixon H, Nichols S, Rowsell J & Rainbird S. Mercantile parenting: the circulation of information about childrens literacy and development in commercial spaces, Paper 1 in the ECER conference symposium: Space and time: critical contexts for educational research in schools and communities. ECER Network 14: Communities, Families and Schooling in Educational Research 30 September 2009.

Reynolds CJ, Towards an understanding of the power of food in politics, 17th Symposium of Australian Gastronomy,Adelaide, Australia, November 13th - 16th, 2009

Darwent D, Kontou T, Sargent C, Williams L, Buzila I, Roach GD, Ferguson SA, Kennaway DJ. Effects of prior wake, core body temperature, and sleep stages on digit symbol substitution. In: 6th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Chronobiology Society (Melbourne) Proceedings Booklet, 2009: P3.

Matthews R, Ferguson SA, Darwent D, Zhou X, Paech G, Williams L, Kontou T, Buzila I, Sargent C, Roach G. The interaction of circadian and homeostatic pressure on functioning under a normal and reduced sleep/wake ratio. In: 6th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Chronobiology Society (Melbourne) Proceedings Booklet, 2009: P11.

Sargent C, Darwent D, Zhou X, Paech G, Matthews R, Ferguson S, Roach GD. The influence of circadian phase and prior wake on neuromuscular performance. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2009; 25(2): 147.

Sargent C, Darwent D, Zhou X, Paech G, Matthews R, Ferguson SA, Roach GD. Lost in transit: measuring core body temperature using ingestible temperature capsules. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2009; 25(2): 146.

Matthews R, Ferguson SA, Darwent D, Zhou X, Paech G, Sargent C, Roach GD. The influence of the internal body clock and prior wake on low order cognitive performance. In: 19th International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time (Venice) Proceedings Booklet, 2009: P116.

Paech G, Sargent C, Darwent D, Zhou X, Matthews R, Ferguson SA, Roach GD. The effects of homeostatic and circadian influences on sleep quality and sleep quantity in humans living on a 28h day. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2009; 25(2): 128.

Zhou X, Sargent C, Darwent D, Ferguson SA, Paech G, Matthews R, Williams L, Roach GD. Inter-individual differences in performance across levels of homeostatic sleep pressure. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2009; 7 (suppl. 1), A34 [P-013].

Zhou X, Roach GD, Darwent D, Ferguson SA, Paech G, Matthews R, Sargent C. Inter-individual differences in performance across the circadian cycle. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2009; 25(2), 170.

Zhou X, Sargent C, Darwent D, Ferguson SA, Paech G, Matthews R, Roach GD. Inter-individual differences in performance over the development of homestatic sleep pressure. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2009; 25(2), 171.

Darwent D, Sargent C, Paech G, Matthews R, Zhou X, Ferguson SA, Roach GD. Contribution of core body temperature, length of prior wake, and sleep stages to cognitive throughput. In: 19th International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time (Venice) Proceedings Booklet, 2009: P50. 


2008 Book chapters

Every D. Critical discursive methods as a resource in education and anti-racism: Potentials and pitfalls. (pp 93-103) In Rob Ranzijn, Keith McConnochie and Wendy Nolan (eds) Psychology and Indigenous Australians: Effective Teaching and Practice, 2008. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 

2008 Refereed Journal Articles

Bauer K & Blunden SL. How accurate is subjective reporting of childhood sleep patterns: a review of the literature and implications for practice. Current Pediatric Reviews, 2008 4(2): 132-142

Baulk SD, Biggs SN, Reid KJ, van den Heuvel CJ & Dawson D. Chasing the silver bullet: Measuring driver fatigue using simple and complex tasks. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 40(1): Jan. 2008: 396-402.

Baulk SD, Fletcher A, Kandelaars KJ, Dawson D & Roach GD. A field study of sleep and fatigue in a regular rotating 12-h shift system. Applied Ergonomics, 2008: DOI10.10.16/japergo.2008.06.00

Blunden SL, Chervin RD. (2008). Sleep problems are associated with poor outcomes in remedial teaching programs: a preliminary study. Journal of Paediatric Child Health, 44(5): 237-42

Bye R & Naweed A. [Review of the book Joint cognitive systems: Foundations in cognitive systems engineering]. Ergonomics, 2008; 51(2): 242-244.

Camfferman D, McEvoy RD, O’Donoghue F & Lushington K. Prader Willi syndrome and excessive daytime sleepiness. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2008; 12 (1): 65-75.

Darwent D, Lamond N & Dawson D. The sleep and performance of train drivers during an extended freight-haul operation. Applied Ergonomics, 2008; 39(5): Sept. 2008: 614-22.

Dorrian J, Tolley C, Lamond N, van den Heuvel C, Pincombe J, Rogers AE and Dawson D (2008). Work Hours, Sleep and Errors in a Group of Australian Hospital Nurses at Work and During the Commute, Applied Ergonomics, 39(5):605-13.

Dorrian J, Lamond N, Kozuchowski K & Dawson D. The Driver Vigilance Telemetric Control System (DVTCS): Investigating Sensitivity to Experimentally-Induced Sleep Loss and Fatigue. Behavior Research Methods, 2008; 40(4):1016-25.

Every D & Augoustinos M. Taking advantage or fleeing persecution? Opposing accounts of asylum seeking. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 2008; 12(5): 648-667

Every D & Augoustinos M. Constructions of Australia in pro- and anti-asylum seeker discourse. Nations and Nationalism, 2008; 14(3): 562-580.

Every D. A reasonable, practical and moderate humanitarianism: The co-option of humanitarianism is the Australian asylum seeker debates. Journal of Refugee Studies, 2008; 21(2): 210-229.

Ferguson SA, Lamond N, Kandelaars K, Jay SM & Dawson D. The impact of short, irregular sleep opportunities at sea on the alertness of marine pilots working extended hours. Chronobiology International, 2008; 25(2): 399-411.

Jay SM, Dawson D, Ferguson SA, Lamond N. Driver fatigue during extended rail operations. Applied Ergonomics, 2008; 39(5): 623-9.

Jones D, Runciman W. Principles of incident reporting. In: Croskerry P, Cosby KS, Schenkel SM and Wears RL, editors. Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2008: 70-4.

Kohler M, Lushington K, Couper R, Martin J, van den Heuvel C, Pamula Y & Kennedy D. Obesity and risk of sleep related upper airway obstruction in Caucasian children. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2008; 4 (2): 129-136.

Lack LC, Wright HR, Gradisar M & Lushington K. The relationship between insomnia and body temperatures. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2008; 12 (4): 307-317.

Lamond N, Jay S, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Roach GD, Dawson D. The sensitivity of a palm-based psychomotor vigilance task to severe sleep loss. Behavior Research Methods, 2008; 40(1): 347-352.

Naweed A & Bye R. [Review of the book Joint cognitive systems: Patterns in cognitive systems engineering]. Ergonomics, 2008; 51(5): 768-770.

Runciman WB, Baker GR, Michel P, Larizgoitia I, Lilford RJ, Andermann A, Flin R, Weeks WB. The epistemology of patient safety research. Int J Evid Based Healthc 2008; 6: 476-486.

Vergios W, Chen T, McLachlan A, Runciman WB, Fois R. QUMwatch: a community pharmacy-based incident reporting system to improve medication safety and quality use. Sydney: Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, 2008.

Williamson JAH, Runciman WB. Thinking in a crisis: use of algorithms. In: Croskerry P, Cosby KS, Schenkel SM and Wears RL, editors. Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2008: 228-34.

2008 Reports

Wallace A, McCusker L & Hirsch L. Level Crossing Research Database. Brisbane: CRC for Rail Innovation. Project No R2.100, 2008.

2008 Conference papers

Bearman C, Paletz SBF & Orasanu, J. Organizational pressures and mitigating strategies in Alaskan aviation. 8th International Symposium of the Australian Aviation Psychology Association. Sydney, Australia. April 8th-11th 2008.

Blunden S. Family intervention for sleep problems in infants under three years. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2008; 6 (1): A48

Rainbird, S. Neighborhood Affordances for the Networking of Knowledge About Childrens Learning and Development: A Comparative Ecological Survey. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual meeting, 24-28 March 2008, New York, New York, USA.

Sandford D, Dorrian J, Blunden S. The impact of sleep quality and quantity on daytime behaviour and performance in Australian primary school children aged 6-8 years. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2008; 6 (1): A23.

Lovato N, Lack LC, Wright HR and Ferguson SA. The effects of a brief nap during night shift. Journal of Sleep Research, 2008; 17 (Suppl. 1), 21.

Ferguson SA, Thomas MJ, Jay SM, Weissenfeld AP, Dorrian J and Dawson D. The impact of work hours, sleep and wake on subjective fatigue ratings in Australian doctors. Journal of Sleep Research, 2008; 17 (Suppl. 1): 122.

Dorrian J, Jay SM, Lamond NA, Ferguson SA, Paterson J, Murphy PJ, Campbell SS and Dawson D (2008). Recovery of neurobehavioural function and sleep following acute sleep loss. Journal of Sleep Research, 2008; 17 (Suppl. 1): 225.

Paech GM, Jay SM, Lamond N, Roach GD, Dawson D and Ferguson SA. The effects of different roster schedules on sleep in miners. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2008; 6 (Suppl. 1), A19.

Ferguson S, Jay S, Weissenfeld A, Dawson D and Thomas M. Assessing fatigue-related risk beyond the roster: A defences in depth assessment of risk in healthcare. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2008; 6 (Suppl. 1), A19.

Jay S, Thomas M, Weissenfeld A, Dawson D and Ferguson S. Doctors sleep disturbance when on-call. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2008; 6 (Suppl. 1), A32.

Lovato N, Lack L, Wright H and Ferguson S. The effects of a brief nap suring night shift. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2008; 6 (Suppl. 1), A33.

Naweed A & Hockey GRJ. Enhanced information design for high speedtrain displays - Phase III. Poster session presented at the 2008 Annual RRUK Workshop, Loughborough, UK.

Thomas M, Weissenfeld A, Jay S and Ferguson S. Sleep regulation in a dynamic shiftwork environment: The interactions of within- and between-shift sleeps. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2008; 6 (Suppl. 1), A34.

Paech GM, Roach GD, Zhou X, Williams L, Matthews R, Croucher N, Weng TL, Ferguson SA and Sargent C. Endogenous circadian influences on sleep quality in humans living on a 28h day; preliminary findings. 5th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Chronobiology Society.

Paech GM, Jay SM, Lamond N, Roach GD, Dawson D and Ferguson SA. The Effects of Different Roster Schedules on Sleep in Miners. In:  Proceedings of the 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association; 2008:A19

Ferguson SA, Lamond N, Kandelaars, Jay SM, Dawson D. The impact of short, irregular sleep opportunities at sea on the alertness of marine pilots working extended hours. 


2007 Books and Book chapters

Augoustinos M & Every D. Contemporary racist discourse: Taboos against racism and racist accusations. (pp. 233-254) In A. Weatherall, B. Watson & C. Gallois (Eds.) Language, Discourse and Social Psychology. 2007; Palgrave Macmillan.

Bye R & Naweed A. Railway infrastructure engineering in the wild. In D de Waard, GRJ. Hockey, P Nickel & KA Brookhuis (Eds.), Human factors issues in complex system performance (pp. 157-161). Maastricht, the Netherlands: Shaker Press, 2007.

Fraser, K, Petrilli, R.M., Jenkins, S, & Thomas, MJW. Anaesthetic registrars stress mediators. Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors: Crossing the borders of Road, Rail, Aviation and Medicine Industries. Ed. Joey Anca. p.372-386 Ashgate: Sydney, 2007.

Harris JM, Wiggins MW, Taylor S & Thomas MJW. Performance and Cognition in Dynamic Environments: The Development of a New Tool to Assist Practitioners. Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors: Crossing the Borders of Road, Rail, Aviation and Medicine Industries. Ed. Joey Anca. p.191-204 Ashgate: Sydney, 2007.

Naweed A, Bye R & Hockey GRJ. Enhanced decision support for train drivers: Driving a train by the seat of your pants. In D de Waard, GRJ Hockey, P Nickel & KA Brookhuis (Eds.), Human factors issues in complex system performance (pp. 131-145). Maastricht, the Netherlands: Shaker Press, 2007.

Naweed A, Bye R & Hockey GRJ.  Enhanced information design for high speed trains. In D de Waard, GRJ Hockey, P Nickel & KA Brookhuis (Eds.), Human factors issues in complex system performance (pp. 235-241). Maastricht, the Netherlands: Shaker Press, 2007.

Petrilli RM, Roach GD, Lamond N, Dawson D, Thomas MJW. Effects of flight duty and sleep on the decision-making of commercial airline pilots. In: J Anca (Ed.) Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors: Crossing the Borders of Medical, Aviation, Road and Rail Industries (ISBN 978-0-7546-7021-6). Ashgate, Aldershot, England, pp.259-270, 2007.

Petrilli RM, Roach GD, Lamond N, Dawson D, & Thomas MJW. Flight Crews Decision-Making Performance following an International Pattern. Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors: Crossing the Borders of Road, Rail, Aviation and Medicine Industries. Ed. Joey Anca. p.310:326. Ashgate: Sydney, 2007.

Runciman WB, Merry A, Walton M. Safety and Ethics in Healthcare. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007 (Book - 334 pages).

Thomas MJW & Petrilli RM. Error Management Training - Identification of Core Cognitive and Interpersonal Skill Dimensions. Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors: Crossing the Borders of Road, Rail, Aviation and Medicine Industries. Ed. Joey Anca. p.191-204 Ashgate: Sydney, 2007.

2007 Refereed Journal Articles

Augoustinos M & Every D. The language of contemporary racism. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 2007; 26(2), 123-141.

Banks S, & Dinges DF. Behavioral and physiological consequences of sleep restriction in humans. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2007; 3(5): 519-528.

Basner M, Fomberstein KM, Razavi FM, Banks S, William JH, Rosa R & Dinges DF. American Time Use Survey: Sleep Time and Its Relationship to Waking Activities. Sleep, 2007; 30(9): 1085-1095.

Baulk SD, Kandelaars KJ, Lamond L, Roach GD, Dawson D, Fletcher A. Does variation in workload affect fatigue in a regular 12-hour shift system? Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 5(1), 74-77.

Baulk SD, Kandelaars KJ, Lamond NA, Roach GD, Dawson, D & Fletcher A. Does variation in workload affect fatigue in a regular 12-hour shift system. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2007: 74-75.

Bearman C, Ball LT & Ormerod, TC. The structure and function of spontaneous analogizing in domain-based problem solving. Thinking and Reasoning, 2007; 13 (3): 225-247.

Biggs S, Smith A, Dawson D, van den Heuvel C, Dorrian J, Reid K, Baulk SD. Subjective sleepiness and driving performance: Can sleepy drivers accurately predict driving performance after caffeine? Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2007; 63: 573-577.

Blunden SL, Chervin RD. Sleep problems are associated with poor outcomes in remedial teaching programs. Journal of Paediatric Child Health, 2007; 44(5): 237-42.

Dillon J, Blunden SL, Ruzicka D, Guire K, Champine D, Weatherly M, Hodges E, Giordani B, Chervin RD. DSM-IV diagnoses and obstructive sleep apnea in children before and one year after adenotonsillectomy. American Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007; 46(11): 1425-36.

Dorrian J, Hussey F & Dawson D. Train driving efficiency and safety: Examining the cost of fatigue, Journal of Sleep Research, 16(1):1-11.

Dorrian J, Roach GD, Fletcher A, Dawson D. Simulated train driving: Fatigue, self-awareness and cognitive disengagement. Applied Ergonomics, 2007; 38(2): 155-166.

Evans SM, Smith BJ, Esterman A, Runciman WB, Maddern G, Stead K, Selim P, OShaughnessy J, Muecke S, Jones S. Evaluation of an intervention aimed at improving voluntary incident reporting in hospitals. Qual Saf Health Care, 2007; 16(3): 169-175.

Every D & Augoustinos, M. Constructions of racism in the Australian Parliamentary debates on asylum seekers. Discourse & Society, 2007; 18(4): 411-436. This article is also available to download at the Project SafeCom website

Jay SM, Lamond N, Ferguson SA, Dorrian J, Jones CB and Dawson D. The dynamics of recovery sleep when recovery opportunity is restricted. Sleep, 2007; 30(3): 353-60.

Lamond N, Jay S, Dorrian J, Ferguson S, Jones C & Dawson D. The dynamics of neurobehavioural recovery following sleep loss. Journal of Sleep Research, 2007; 16(1): 33-41.

Mallis MM, Banks S & Dinges DF. Sleep and circadian control of neurobehavioral function. In R. Parasuraman and M. Rizzo (Eds), Neuroergonomics: The Brain at Work. 2007

Rogers NL, Bowes J, Lushington K & Dawson D. Thermoregulatory changes around the time of sleep onset. Physiology and Behaviour, 2007; 90(4): 643-47.

Sargent C & Scroop GC. Plasma lactate accumulation is reduced during incremental exercise in untrained women compared with untrained men. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2007; 101(1): 91-96.

Vakulin A, Baulk SD, Catcheside PG, Anderson R, van den Heuvel CJ, Banks S & McEvoy RD. Effects of moderate sleep deprivation and low dose alcohol on driving simulator performance and perception in young men. Sleep, 2007; 30(10): 1327-1333.

Williamson JA, Hibbert P, Benveniste K, Runciman B. The development of a crisis management manual for anesthetists and anesthesiologists. Seminars in Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain 2007; 26(3): 173-7.

2007 Reports

Digging Deeper. Wran Consultancy Project. Shaw A, Blewett V, Stiller L, Aickin C, Dawson D, Ferguson SA, Cox S, Frick K (Final report 2007). NSW Department of Primary Industies. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/minerals/safety/consultation/digging-deeper

2007 Conference papers

Bearman C, Paletz SBF & Orasanu J. The breakdown of coordinated expert decision making in safety-critical domains. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Nashville, TN. Aug 1st-4th 2007.

Bearman C, Paletz SBF & Orasanu J. Personal psychological influences on decision making: The role of goal seduction and situation aversion. International Conference on Naturalistic Decision Making, Asilomar, CA. June 4th-6th 2007.

Bearman C & Orasanu J. The resolution of breakdowns in coordinated decision making between astronauts and flight controllers during the Apollo 13 space mission. Aerospace Medical Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. May 13th-17th 2007.

Blunden SL. The implementation of a sleep education program in adolescents. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2007; 5(1): A 31.

Blunden SL. The implementation of a sleep education program in primary school children. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2007; 5(1): A 32.

Every D. Critical psychology, critical discourse analysis and anti-racism. Paper presented at the Psychology and Indigenous Australians Conference, Adelaide, SA, 12-13 July. Published in Psychology and Indigenous Australians: Teaching, Practice and Theory. Proceedings of the Inaugural Annual Conference. University of South Australia. ISBN 978-0-86303-549-9

Haggis J, Schech S & Rainbird S. From refugee to settlement case worker: cultural brokers in the contact zone and the border work of identity. The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 2007; 7(1): 237-248.

Naweed A & Hockey GRJ. Enhanced Information Design for High Speed Train Displays - Phase II. Poster session presented at the 2007 Annual RRUK Workshop, Loughborough, UK, 2007.

Nichols S, Nixon H, Rainbird S & Rowsell J. Exploring a methodology for tracing spatial, social and textual networks through neighbourhoods. Paper presented at the State of Australian Cities (SOAC) National Conference, 28-30 November 2007, Adelaide, SA.

Rainbird, S. Movement and Stillness: journeying through storying, asylum seekers in Britain. Paper presented at Moving Cultures, Shifting Identities: a conference about migration, connection, heritage and cultural memory, 3-5 December 2007, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.

Rainbird, S. Movement and Stillness. Paper presented at Researching Refugees and Schooling, Research-at-Work Seminar, 18 October, Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning Cultures (LPLC), 2007. Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia, Magill, SA.

Rainbird, S. (Dis)locating Speech Acts: The Negotiation of Relational Identities between Asylum Seekers and Locals in East Anglia, England, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2007; 2(2): 327-338. 


2006 Books and Book chapters 

Baker A, and Ferguson SA. Fatigue and the Commercial Fishing Industry: An international perspective. Second Annual International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2006. 

2006 Refereed Journal Articles

Blunden S & Beebe D.The contribution of intermittent hypoxia, sleep debt and sleep disruption to daytime performance deficits in children: Consideration of respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders.Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2006; 10(2): 109-118

Blunden SL, Hoban, T & Chervin RD. Sleepiness in children. Sleep Medicine Clinics 2006; 1(1): 105 -118.

Blunden SL. Chronic Condition Self Management. Australian Diabetes Educator, 2006; 9 (1): 25-31.

Blunden SL. Flinders Model of Chronic Condition Self Management. Australian Diabetes Educator, 2006; 9 (2). 16-20.

Camfferman D, Lushington K, O'Donoghue F 7 McEvoy RD. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in Prader-Willi Syndrome: an unrecognized and untreated cause of cognitive and behavioral deficits? Neuropsychology Reviews, 2006; 16(3): 123-9.

Dorrian J, Roach GD, Fletcher A, Dawson D (2006). The effects of fatigue on train handling during speed restrictions. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 9(4), 243-257.

Dorrian J, Lamond N, van den Heuvel C, Pincombe J, Rogers AE & Dawson D. A pilot study of the safety implications of Australia nurses sleep and work hours. Chronobiology International, 23(6): 2006: 1149-63.

Jay SM, Petrilli RM, Ferguson SA, Dawson D, Lamond N. The suitability of a caffeinated energy drink for night-shift workers. Physiology and Behavior, 2006; 87(5): 925-931.

Jay SM, Dawson D & Lamond NA. Train drivers sleep quality and quantity during extended relay operations. Chronobiology International, 23(6): 2006: 1241-52.

Jones CB, Dorrian J, Jay SM, Lamond N, Ferguson SA & Dawson D. Self-awareness of impairment and the decision to drive after an extended period of wakefulness. Chronobiology International, 23(6): 2006: 1253-63.

Kandelaars KJ, Fletcher A, Dorrian J, Baulk SD & Dawson D. Predicting the timing and duration of sleep in an operational setting using social factors. Chronobiology International, 23(6): 2006: 1265-76.

Kandelaars KJ, Baulk S, Fletcher A, Eitzen G, Roach GD, Dawson D. Observations of age-related differences in neurobehavioural performance in a 12-hour shift system. Sleep and Biological Rhythms,  2006; 4(2), 171-174.

Kandelaars KJ, Fletcher A, Eitzen G, Roach GD, Dawson D. Layover sleep prediction for cockpit crews during transmeridian flight patterns. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine,  2006; 77(2), 145-150.

Lamond N, Petrilli RM, Dawson D, Roach GD. Do short international layovers allow sufficient opportunity for pilots to recover? Chronobiology International,  2006; 23(6), 1285-1294.

Petrilli RM, Lamond N, Dawson D, Roach GD. The sleep, subjective fatigue, and sustained attention of commercial airline pilots during an international pattern. Chronobiology International,  2006; 23(6), 1347-1362.

Petrilli RM, Roach GD, Lamond NA & Dawson D. Do short international layovers allows sufficient opportunity for pilots to recover. Chronobiology International, 23(6): 2006: 1285-94.

Reid K, Roach GD, Ferguson SA & Dawson D. The relationship between the rate of melatonin excretion and sleep consolidation for locomotive. Journal of Circadian Rhythms, 4(8): 2006: - no page numbers given as this was an on-line publication http://www.jcircadianrhythms.com/content/4/1/8.

Roach GD, Dawson D, Lamond N. Can a shorter psychomotor vigilance task be used as a reasonable substitute for the ten-minute psychomotor vigilance task? Chronobiology International,  2006; 23(6), 1379-1387.

Roach GD, Reid KJ, Ferguson S, Dawson D. The relationship between the rate of melatonin excretion and sleep consolidation for locomotive engineers in natural sleep settings. Journal of Circadian Rhythms,  2006; 4, e8.

Thomas MJW & Petrilli RM. Crew familiarity: operational experience, non-technical performance and error management. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine,  2006; 77(1) 41-45.

van den Heuvel CJ, Ferguson SA & Dawson D. Attenuated thermoregulatory response to mild thermal challenge in sleep-onset insomnia. Sleep 29(9): Sept. 2006: 1174-80.

Winwood PC, Winefield AH & Lushington K. Work-related fatigue and recovery: the contribution of age, domestic responsibilities and shiftwork. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2006; 56(4): 438-49.

2006 Non peer reviewed papers

Blunden SL. Chronic Condition Self Management. Australian Diabetes Educator, 2006; 9(1): 25-31.

Blunden SL. Flinders Model of Chronic Condition Self Management. Australian Diabetes Educator, 2006; 9(2): 16-20.

2006 Reports

Bye R, Naweed A, Hockey GRJ, Farrington-Darby T, Cox G & Wilson JR. Human factors modeling of integrated rail operations (Tech. Rep. B3). Sheffield, UK: Department of Psychology, 2006.

Ferguson SA, Lamond N & Dawson D. Sleep and performance patterns in Coastal Pilots working in the Great Barrier Reef marine park. Confidential industry report provided to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, 2006.

Naweed A & Bye R. Simulator fidelity in the rail industry (Tec. Rep. EWS Rail). Sheffield, UK: Department of Psychology, 2006.

2006 Conference Papers

Augoustinos M & Every D. Silencing anti-racist critics: Have accusations of racism become taboo? Paper presented at the New Racisms New Antiracisms Conference, 3-4 November 2006, Sydney.

Bearman C, Paletz SB, Farlow S, Bernhard R & Orasanu J. An examination of conflict between pilots and air traffic controllers. In Paletz, S.B. Types, Causes and Countermeasures of Team Conflict. An invited symposium to the APA 2006 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Bye R & Naweed A. High stake decisions in uncertain conditions - a case study from UK railway maintenance. Poster session presented at the HFES European Chapter Meeting, Sheffield, UK, 2006.

Blunden SL, Chervin RD. Sleep Problems in Australian Indigenous Children. Sleep, 2006; 29(suppl): A80.

Blunden SL, Chervin RD. The relationship between sleep and body mass index (BMI) in Australian children. Sleep, 2006; 29(suppl): A81.

Bauer KM, Blunden S, Dorrian J. The relationship between subjective and objective measures of sleep patterns in primary school aged children. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 4 (supp1): A15.

Ferguson SA, Lamond N, Jay SM, Dorrian J, Jones CB & Dawson D. Recovery of mood following sleep deprivation: effects of recovery sleep length. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2006.

Hellier E, Naweed A & Walker G. The importance of auditory feedback for performance in a driving simulation game. 16th world congress, Maastricht, the Netherlands, 2006.

Jay SM, Lamond N, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Jones CB & Dawson D. Recovery of sleep and performance following sleep deprivation. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 2006;

Naweed A Hockey GRJ & Bye R. Enhanced information design for high speed train displays. Poster session presented at the HFES European Chapter Meeting, Sheffield, UK, 2006.

Naweed A, Hockey GRJ & Bye R. Enhanced information design for high speed train displays - Phase I. Poster session presented at the 2006 Annual RRUK Workshop, York, UK.

Orasanu J, Bearman C, Holbrook J & McCoy E. Alaskan pilots decision heuristics in bad weather. 77th Annual Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association. 2006, Orlando, Fl.

Othman A, Blunden S, Husin ZA & Osman Z. Assessment of a psychoeducational program for parents of children with cancer in Malaysia: pilot study. Poster presented at 4th biennial Queen Elizabeth Centre International Conference: Early childhood evidence into practice- rethinking current interventions and strategies, 23-24 November 2006. University of Melbourne. Conference Handbook pg 42-43.

Petrilli RM, Thomas MJW, Dawson D, Roach GD. The decision-making of commercial airline crews following an international pattern. Seventh International AAvPA Symposium, 2006 (Manly, NSW).

Roach GD, Petrilli RM, Dawson D, Thomas MJW. The effects of fatigue on the operational performance of flight crews in a B747-400 simulator. Seventh International AAvPA Symposium, 2006 (Manly, NSW). 


2005 Book Chapters

Baker A, Ferguson S & Dawson D. The faces of child birth. Trends in Midwifery Research, Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, 137-150, (Randell E Balin, Eds), 2005

2005 Refereed Journal Articles

Augoustinos M, Tuffin K, & Every D. New racism, meritocracy and individualism: constraining affirmative action in education. Discourse & Society, 2005; 16(3): 315-339.

Bagnall AD & McCulloch KA. The impact of specific exertion on the efficiency and ease of the voice: a pilot study. Journal of Voice, 2005; 19(3): 384-390.

Banks S, Catcheside P, Lack LC, Grunstein R. & McEvoy RD. The maintenance of wakefulness test and driving simulator performance. Sleep, 2005; 28(11): 1381-1385.

Blunden, S, Lushington, K, Lorenzen, B, Martin, J & Kennedy, D, (2005), Neuropsychological and psychosocial function in children with a history of snoring or behavioural sleep problems, Journal of Pediatrics, 2005; 146, (6), 780-786.

Dawson D & McCulloch K. Managing fatigue: Its about sleep. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 9: 2005: 365-380.

Dawson D & Zee P. Work Hours and Reducing Fatigue-Related Risk: Good Research vs Good Policy. JAMA, 2005; 294: 1104-1106.

Dinges DF, Rider RL, Dorrian J, McGlinchey EL, Rogers NL, Cizman Z, Goldenstein SK, Vogler C, Venkataraman S, Metaxas DN. Optical computer recognition of facial expressions associated with stress induced by performance demands. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine, 2005; 76(6), B172-182.

Dorrian J & Dinges DF. Sleep deprivation and its effects on cognitive performance. In Lee-Chiong T (Ed), Encyclopedia of Sleep Medicine, 2005; John Wiley and Sons, pp139-144.

Fletcher A, McCulloch KA, Baulk S & Dawson D. Countermeasures to driver fatigue: a review of public awareness campaigns and legal approaches. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2005; 29(5): 471-476.

Jay SM, Petrilli RM, Ferguson S, Dawson D & Lamond N. The suitability of a caffeinated energy drink for night-shift workers. Physiology and Behaviour, 2005; 87: 925-931.

Jones CB, Dorrian J & Rajaratnam S. Fatigue in the criminal law. Industrial Health, 2005; 43: 63-70.

Jones CB, Dorrian J, Rajaratnam S & Dawson, D. Working hours regulations and fatigue in transportation: a comparative analysis. Safety Science, 2005; 43: 225-252.

Kandelaars KJ, Lamond N, Roach GD, Dawson D. The impact of extended leave on sleep and alertness in the Australian rail industry. Industrial Health, 2005; 43(1): 105-113.

Lamond N, Darwent DJ & Dawson D. Train drivers sleep and alertness during short relay operations. Applied Ergonomics, 2005; 36: 313-318.

Lamond N, Dawson D, Roach GD. Fatigue assessment in the field: Validation of a hand-held psychomotor vigilance task. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 2005; 76(5), 486-489.

Lamond N, Darwent DJ & Dawson D. How well do train drivers sleep in relay vans? Industrial Health, 2005; 43: 98-104.

O’Donoghue FJ, Camfferman D, Kennedy JD, Martin AJ, Couper RT, Lack LD, Lushington K & McEvoy RD. Sleep disordered breathing in Prader-Willi syndrome and its association with neurobehavioral abnormalities. The Journal of Paediatrics, 2005; 147(6): 823-829.

Petrilli RM, Jay SM, Dawson D & Lamond N. The impact of sustained wakefulness and time-of-day on OSPAT performance. Industrial Health, 2005; 43: 186-192.

Roach GD, Lamond N, Dorrian J, Burgess H, Holmes A, Fletcher A, McCulloch K, Dawson D. Changes in the concentration of urinary 6-sulphatoxymelatonin during a week of simulated night work. Industrial Health, 2005; 43(1): 193-196.

van den Heuvel CJ, Ferguson SA, Macchi M, Dawson D. Melatonin as a hypnotic: Con. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2005; 9: 71-80.

van den Heuvel CJ, Ferguson SA, Macchi M, Dawson D. Reply to Comment on: Melatonin as a hypnotic: Con. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2005; 9: 69-70.

van den Heuvel CJ, Ferguson SA, Macchi MM & Dawson D. Is there a consensus for the effects of melatonin on human sleepiness. Comment on: melatonin as a hypnotic: Pro. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 9(1): 2005: 67-68.

Winwood PC, Winefield AH, Dawson D & Lushington K. Development and validation of a scale to measure work-related fatigue and recovery: The Occupational Fatigue Exhaustion/Recovery scale (OFER). Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2005; 47(6): 594-606. 

2005 Research Reports

Thomas MJW. Error Management Training: An Investigation of Expert Pilots Error Management Strategies During Normal Line Operations and Training: Study Two Report (No. 2004/0050 - ATSB Aviation Safety Research Grant Scheme Project), 2005. Adelaide, SA: University of South Australia.

Fly In Fly Out Project Report: A pilot study to investigate sleep, performance and melatonin production of mine employees in FIFO operations for the Australian Minerals Industry and to determine the appropriateness of the methodology used. Authors: Baker A, Ferguson SA, Kennaway DJ and Lamond N (2005). Confidential industry report prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia Working Party on Fatigue.

Baker A & Ferguson SA. Work Design, Sleep and Fatigue. A resource document for the Minerals Industry. Provided to the Minerals Council of Australia, 2005. 

2005 Conference papers

Bearman C, Paletz SB, Orasanu J, Farlow S, & Bernhard R. Alternative perspectives and aviation weather: Pilot/Air traffic controller conflicts involving weather. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK, 2005.

Blunden SL, Lamond N & Chervin RD. The relationship between sleep disturbance, problematic behaviour and academic performance in children. Sleep 28 (suppl) A84

Blunden SL & Woods D. The relationship between infant sleep disturbance and parental settling behaviours: a correlational study. Sleep (2005) 28 (suppl) A84

Edworthy J, Hellier EJ, Aldrich K, Naweed A & Brook-Carter N. AED: Alarm evaluation diagnostics. Poster session presented at the 2nd European rail human factors conference, London, UK, 2005.

Ferguson SA, Dorrian J & Dawson D. Fatigue management in health care: Development of practical tools and strategies to manage fatigue-related risk to patient safety. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 22(2): 50.

Fletcher A, Yates R, Ferguson SA & Dawson D. A framework for an integrated fatigue risk management system: considerations for designing shiftwork schedules in 24-hour operations. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 22(2): 54.

Lamond N, Jay S, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Jones CB & Dawson D. The dynamics of recovery following moderate and severe sleep loss. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 22(2): 96.

Kandelaars KJ, Dorrian J, Fletcher A, Roach GD & Dawson D. A review of biomathematical fatigue models: Where to from here? International Conference on Fatigue Management in Transportation (Seattle, Washington).

Kandelaars KJ, Eitzen G, Fletcher A, Roach GD & Dawson D. Predictions of sleep timing during layovers on international flight patterns using social and circadian factors. International Conference on Fatigue Management in Transportation (Seattle, Washington).

Lamond N, Petrilli, R, Dawson D & Roach GD. The impact of layover length on the fatigue and recovery of long-haul flight crew. International Conference on Fatigue Management in Transportation (Seattle, Washington).

Sletten TL, Roach GD, Darwent D, Dawson D (2005). Fatigue management in aviation: the effects of timing on in-flight sleep. International Conference on Fatigue Management in Transportation (Seattle, Washington). 


2004 Book chapters

Gilbert S, van den Heuvel C, Dawson D & Lushington K. The role of thermoregulation in the soporific effects of melatonin: A new perspective. S. Pandi-Perumal & D. Cardinali (Eds.). Melatonin: Biological basis of its function in health and disease. Eurekah: Landes Bioscience, 2004. 

2004 Refereed Journal Articles

Baker A, Roach GD, Ferguson S, Dawson D. Shiftwork experience and the value of time. Ergonomics, 2004; 47(3), 307-317.

Banks S, Barnes M, Tarquinio N, Lack LC, Pierce R & McEvoy RD. Factors associated with the maintenance of wakefulness test in patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea and normal subjects. Journal of Sleep Research, 2004; 13(1): 71-8.

Banks S, Catcheside P, Lack LC, Grunstein R & McEvoy RD. Low Levels of Alcohol Impair Driving Simulator Performance and Reduce Perception of Crash Risk in Sleep Restricted Subjects. Sleep, 2004; 27(6): 1063-1067.

Banks S, Barnes M, Tarquinio N, Lack LC, Pierce R & McEvoy RD. Normal maintenance of wakefulness test results in normal, healthy subjects. Sleep, 2004; 27(4): 99-802.

Barnes M, McEvoy RD, Banks S, Tarquinio N, Murray CG, Vowles N & Pierce RJ. Morbidity and efficacy of treatment with nasal continuous positive airway pressure and mandibular advancement splint in mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2004; 170(6): 656-664.

Blunden S, Lushington K, Lorenzen B, Ooi T, Fung F & Kennedy D. Are sleep problems under-recognised in general practice? Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 2004; 89(8): 708-712.

Kennedy J, Blunden S, Hirte C, Parsons D, Martin A, Crowe E, Williams D, Pamula Y, Lushington K. Disrupted sleep architecture is associated with reduced neurocognitive performance in children who snore. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2004; 37:330-337.

Dorrian J, Rogers NL & Dinges DF. Behavioural alertness as assessed by psychomotor vigilance performance. In Kushida, CA. (Ed), Sleep Deprivation: Clinical Issues, Pharmacology, and Sleep Loss Effects. Marcel Dekker, NY, 2004, pp39-70.

Gilbert S, van den Heuvel C, Ferguson SA, and Dawson D. Thermoregulation as a sleep signalling system. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2004; 8(2): 81-93.

Hogarth K, Day I & Dawson D. Online professional development in support of online teaching: Some issues for practice. OLT 2004: Exploring Integrated Learning Environments, Brisbane, 3rd November. OLT 2004 Conference Proceedings, 2004: 79-86.

Hogarth K, Day I & Dawson D. Online professional development in support of online teaching: Some issues for practice. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 2004; 1(9).

Horne JA & Baulk SD. Awareness of sleepiness when driving. Psychophysiology, 2004; 41(1): 161-165.

Kennedy J, Blunden S, Hirte C, Parsons D, Martin A, Crowe E, Williams D, Pamula Y & Lushington K. Reduced neurocognition in children who snore. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2004; 37: 330-337.

Lamond N, Dorrian J, Burgess HJ, Holmes AL, Roach GD, McCulloch K, Fletcher A, Dawson D. Adaptation of performance during a week of simulated night work. Ergonomics, 2004; 47(2): 154-165.

Loh S, Lamond N, Dorrian J, Roach GD, Dawson D. The validity of psychomotor vigilance tasks of less than 10 minutes duration. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 2004; 36(2): 339-346.

Paradowski M & Fletcher A. Using task analysis to improve the usability of fatigue modeling software. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2004; 60(1): 101-115.

Rajaratnam S & Jones CB. Lessons about sleepiness and driving from the Selby rail disaster case. R v Gary Neil Hart. Chronobiology International, 2004; 21(6): 1073-1077.

Roach GD, Fletcher A, Dawson D. A model to predict work-related fatigue based on hours of work. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 2004; 75(3 section II), A61-A69.

Roach GD, Fletcher A, Dawson D. Response to commentaries on a model to predict work-related fatigue based on hours of work. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 2004; 75(3 section II), A74.

Thomas MJW. Predictors of Threat and Error Management: Identification of core non-technical skills and implications for training systems design. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 2004; 14(2), 207-231.

Thomas MJW, Petrilli RM & Dawson D. An Exploratory Study of Error Detection Mechanisms in Normal Line Operations. Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the European Association for Aviation Psychology. Lisbon, Portugal: European Association for Aviation Psychology. 2004.

 van den Heuvel C, Ferguson S, Gilbert S & Dawson D. Thermoregulation in normal sleep and insomnia: The role of peripheral heat loss and new applications for digital thermal infrared imaging (DITI). Journal of Thermal Biology, 2004; 29: 457-461.

van den Heuvel C, Ferguson SA & Lushington K. The core of sleep problems (editorial review). Australasian Science, 2004; 9: 35-37. 

2004 Non peer reviewed papers

Blunden S & Lorenzen B. Sleep Disturbance in Children. Australian Doctor: How to Treat Yearbook, 2004: 199-204. 

2004 Reports

Thomas MJW & Petrilli RM. Error Management Training: An Investigation of Expert Pilots Error Management Strategies During Normal Line Operations and Training: Study One Report (No. 2004/0050 - ATSB Aviation Safety Research Grant Scheme Project 2004). Adelaide, SA: University of South Australia.

Fatigue in the Victorian Extractive Industries. Authors: Baker A, Ferguson SA, Ferris P and Hewitt K (2004). Confidential industry report provided to the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria.

Fitness for Duty: Fatigue, Drugs and Alcohol. Authors: Baker A, Ferguson SA. (2004). Confidential industry report provided to the Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Council of South Australia.

Baker A, Ferguson SA & Blunden S. Evaluation of fatigue issues in SA heavy vehicle transport industry. Confidential industry report provided to the Workcover South Australia, 2004. 

2004 Conference papers

Bearman C, Ball LJ & Ormerod TC. The effects of evaluation and explanation on analogical problem solving. Fifth International Conference on Thinking. Lueven, Belgium, 2004.

Blunden S, Beresford L, Ferguson S, Baker A. Fatigue awareness in Australian long haul truck drivers. Australasian Sleep Association conference publication, 2004.

Thornton, A, Ferguson, S Blunden S. An insomnia treatment program conducted in a group format. Australasian Sleep Association conference publication, 2004.

Blunden S, Woods D. Infant sleep disturbance (ISD) and parental settling behaviours. Australasian Sleep Association conference publication, 2004.

Jay S, Lamond N, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Kong T, Abdollhai S, Jones C & Dawson D. Recovery following sleep deprivation - sleep and subjective sleep quality. Journal of Sleep Research, 2004; 13(suppl 1): P360.

Lamond N, Jay S, Dorrian J, Ferguson SA, Abdollhai S, Kong T, Jones C & Dawson D. Recovery of neurobehavioural performance following moderate sleep loss. Journal of Sleep Research, 2004; 13(suppl 1): P426.

Ferguson SA, Lamond N, Jay S, Dorrian J, Kong T, Abdollhai S, Jones C & Dawson D. Recovery of mood following sleep deprivation. Journal of Sleep Research, 2004; 13(suppl 1): P221.

van den Heuvel CJ, Ferguson SA & Dawson D. Evidence of impaired peripheral heat loss in sleep onset insomniacs. Journal of Sleep Research, 2004; 13(suppl 1): P760.

Blunden S. Lucy L, Ferguson S & Baker A. Fatigue awareness in Australian long haul truck drivers. Australasian Sleep Association Meeting, Sydney, Australia, 2004.

Ferguson SA, van den Heuvel CJ & Dawson D. Temperature changes prior to sleep onset in insomniacs. Internal Medicine Journal, 2004; 34 (Suppl.): A22.

van den Heuvel CJ, Dawson D & Ferguson SA. Extraocular light as a surrogate for ocular light: acute effects on human alertness and performance during sleep deprivation. Internal Medicine Journal, 2004; 34 (Suppl.): A20.

Jay S, Petrilli R, Ferguson SA, Dawson D & Lamond N. The suitability of caffeinated energy drinks for night workers. Internal Medicine Journal; 34 (Suppl.):A39. 

Thomas MJW, Petrilli RM & Dawson D. An Exploratory Study of Error Detection Mechanisms in Normal Line Operations. In Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the European Association for Aviation Psychology. Lisbon, Portugal: European Association for Aviation Psychology, 2004.

Thomas MJW. Integrating Low-Fidelity Desktop Scenarios into the High-Fidelity Simulation Curriculum in Medicine and Aviation. In Proceedings of SimTecT2004 Medical Symposium. Canberra, Australia: Simulation Industry Association of Australia, 2004. 


2003 Book chapters

Thomas MJW. Internet-Based Education and Training: Using New Technologies to Facilitate Instruction and Enhance Learning. In I. M. A. Henely (Ed.), Aviation Education and Training: Adult Learning Principles and Teaching Strategies (pp. 346-366). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2003. 

2003 Refereed Journal Articles

Baker A, Heiler K & Ferguson SA. The impact of roster changes on absenteeism and incident frequency in an Australian coal mine. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2003; 60: 43-49.

Baker A, Ferguson SA & Dawson D. The perceived value of time: Controls versus shiftworkers. Time and Society, 2003; 12(1): 27-39.

Baker A, Roach GD, Ferguson S, Dawson D. The impact of different rosters on employee work and non-work time preferences. Time and Society, 2003; 12(2/3): 315-332.

Blunden SL, Lushington K, Lorenzen B, Wong J, Balendran R & Kennedy D. Symptoms of sleep disordered breathing remain largely untreated at the primary heath care level.Sleep and Breathing, 2003; 7(4): 167-176.

Blunden S, Lorenzen B. Sleep Disturbance in Children. Australian Doctor: October 2003.

Burgess HJ, Savic N, Sletten T, Roach GD, Gilbert SS, Dawson D. The relationship between the dim light melatonin onset and sleep on a regular schedule in young healthy adults. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2003; 1(2): 102-114.

Dorrian J, Lamond N, Holmes AL, Burgess HJ, Roach GD, Fletcher A, Dawson D. The ability to self-monitor performance during a week of simulated night shifts. Sleep, 2003; 26(7): 871-877.

Fletcher, A., Lamond, N., van den Heuvel, C. & Dawson, D. Prediction of performance during sleep deprivation and alcohol intoxication using a quantitative model of work-related fatigue. Sleep Research Online, 2003; 5(2): 73-81.

Hague J, Gilbert S, Burgess H, Ferguson S, & Dawson D. A sedentary day: Effects on subsequent sleep and body temperatures in trained athletes. Physiology and Behavior, 2003; 78: 261-267.

Jones CB, Dorrian J & Dawson D. The legal implication of fatigue in the Australian transportation industries. Journal of Industrial Relations, 2003; 45(3): 344-359.

Lamond N, Dorrian J, Roach GD, McCulloch K, Holmes AL, Burgess HJ, Fletcher A, Dawson D. The impact of a week of simulated night work on sleep, circadian phase and performance. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2003; 60(11): e13.

Roach GD, Reid K, Dawson D. The amount of sleep obtained by locomotive engineers: Effects of break duration and time of break onset. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2003; 60(12), e17.

Rogers NL, Dorrian J & Dinges DF (2003). Sleep, waking and neurobehavioral performance. In Kreuger, J. M. (Ed), Frontiers in Bioscience 8(Sept 1): s1056-1067.

Rogers N, Kennaway D & Dawson D. Neurobehavioural performance effects of daytime melatonin and temazepam administration. Journal of Sleep Research, 2003; 12(3).

Thomas,  MJW. Improving organisational safety through the integrated evaluation of operational and training performance: An adaptation of the Line Operations Safety Audit (LOSA) methodology. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 2003; 3(1), 25-45.

van den Heuvel CJ, Ferguson SA, Dawson D & Gilbert, SS. Comparison of digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI) with contact thermometry: Pilot data from a sleep research laboratory. Physiological Measurement, 2003; 24: 1-9.

Winwood P, Winefield A & Lushington K. The role of occupational stress in the maladaptive use of alcohol by dentists: A study of South Australian general dental practitioners. Australian Dental Journal, 2003; 48(2): 102-109. 

2003 Non peer reviewed papers

Blunden S, Lorenzen B. Sleep Disturbance in Children. Australian Doctor: October 2003. 

2003 Reports

Models of Midwifery Care in South Australia. Authors: Baker A, Ferguson SA, Lamond N & Gilbert SS. Confidential industry report provided to the Department of Human Services, South Australia, 2003. 

2003 Conference papers

Thomas MJW Instructional use of error: the challenges facing effective error management in aviation training. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Aviation Psychology Symposium. Sydney, Australia: Australian Aviation Psychology Association, 2003.

Thomas MJW. Uncovering the origins of latent failures: the evaluation of an organisations training systems design in relation to operational performance. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Aviation Psychology Symposium. Sydney, Australia: Australian Aviation Psychology Association, 2003.

Thomas MJW. Operational Fidelity in Simulation-Based Training: The Use of Data from Threat and Error Management Analysis in Instructional Systems Design. In Proceedings of SimTecT2003: Simulation Conference (pp. 91-95). Adelaide, Australia: Simulation Industry Association of Australia, 2003.

Thomas MJW. Evaluating Instructional Potential: A New Approach to the Evaluation of Digital Learning Objects. Paper presented at the National Conference on Evaluation and Assessment, Adelaide, Australia, 2003. 


2002 Book chapters

Darwent D, Roach GD, Sletten T, Lamond N & Dawson D. The layover sleep of pilots flying from Australia to Asia, Europe, and the United States. In: IGN Susila (Ed.) Kumpulan Makalah Ergonomi (ISBN 979-8286-54-5). Udayana University Press, Denpasar, Bali, 2002: 723-729.

Lamond N, Roach GD, Loh S & Dawson D. Is there an alternative to the 10-minute PVT for field studies? In: IGN Susila (Ed.) Kumpulan Makalah Ergonomi (ISBN 979-8286-54-5). Udayana University Press, Denpasar, Bali, 2002: 512-521.

McCulloch K, Sletten T, Roach GD, Fletcher A & Dawson D. The effects of fatigue on the subjective performance ratings of urban train drivers. In: IGN Susila (Ed.) Kumpulan Makalah Ergonomi (ISBN 979-8286-54-5). Udayana University Press, Denpasar, Bali, 2002: 409-415.

Petrilli R, Lamond N, Roach GD, Dawson D. Identifying the cognitive skills that are most affected by fatigue within a decision-making framework. In: IGN Susila (Ed.) Kumpulan Makalah Ergonomi (ISBN 979-8286-54-5). Udayana University Press, Denpasar, Bali, 2002: 548-556.

Roach GD, Sletten T, Darwent D, Dawson D. How well do international pilots sleep during layovers? In: IGN Susila (Ed.) Kumpulan Makalah Ergonomi (ISBN 979-8286-54-5). Udayana University Press, Denpasar, Bali,  2002: 736-745.

Sletten T, Darwent D, Roach GD, Young D, Dawson D. The quantity and quality of aircrew sleep in on-board rest facilities. In: IGN Susila (Ed.) Kumpulan Makalah Ergonomi (ISBN 979-8286-54-5). Udayana University Press, Denpasar, Bali,  2002: 641-647.

Sletten T, McCulloch K, Roach GD, Fletcher A, Darwent D, Lamond N, Dawson D. Work-related fatigue and urban rail simulator performance. In: IGN Susila (Ed.) Kumpulan Makalah Ergonomi (ISBN 979-8286-54-5). Udayana University Press, Denpasar, Bali,  2002: 648-656. 

2002 Refereed Journal Articles

Briggs F, Potter G & Lushington K. What Singapore teachers and social workers know about child abuse: Facts versus myths. Teaching and Learning, 2002; 24: 24-31.

Holmes A, Gilbert S & Dawson D Melatonin and zopiclone: The relationship between sleep propensity and body temperature. Sleep, 2002; 25: 301-306.

Holmes A, Burgess H & Dawson D. Effects of sleep pressure on endogenous cardiac autonomic activity and body temperature. Journal of Applied Physiology, 2002; 92: 2578-2584.

Lushington K, Galka R, Sassi L, Kennaway D & Dawson D. Extraocular light exposure does not phase shift saliva melatonin rhythms in sleeping subjects. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 2002; 17(4): 377-386.

Lushington K & Lack L. Non-pharmacological treatments of insomnia. Israeli Journal of Psychiatry, 2002; 39: 1-12.

Roach GD, Rodgers M & Dawson D. Circadian adaptation of aircrew to transmeridian flight. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 2002; 73(12), 1153-1160.

Sanders A & Lushington K. Effect of perceived stress of student performance in dental school. Journal of Dental Education, 2002; 66: 75-81.

Sargent C & Scroop GC. Defining exercise capacity, exercise performance and a sedentary lifestyle. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2002; 34(10), 1692-1693.

Sargent C & Scroop GC. VO2peak versus VO2max?: an important distinction. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2002; 34(7): 1215-1216.

Sargent C, Scroop GC, Nemeth PM, Burnet RB & Buckley JD. Maximal oxygen uptake and lactate metabolism are normal in chronic fatigue syndrome. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2002; 34(1): 51-56.

Thomas MJW. Learning within Incoherent Structures: An Examination of the Virtual Space of On-Line Discussion Forums. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2002; 18(3), 351-366.

van den Heuvel, C. & Lushington K. Chronobiology and insomnia: Pathophysiology and treatment of circadian rhythms sleep disorders. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 2002; 2(2): 249-260. 

2002 Conference papers

Blunden S, Lushington K., Kennedy D & Lorenzen B. Cognition and behaviour in children who snore compared to non snorers and restless sleepers. Sleep, 2002; 25 (suppl) A340

Hunt LM, Thomas, MJW & Eagle L. Student resistance to ICT in education. In V. Devedzic, J. M. Spector, D. G. Sampson & Kinshuk (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education (pp. 964-968). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society.

Thomas MJW. Student Participation in Online Discussion: The implications of learning activities and discourse development on assessment. Paper presented at the National Conference on Evaluation and Assessment, Brisbane, Australia.

Baker AA, Ferguson SA and Dawson D. Fatigue and fitness for duty in the South Australian mining sector. Sleep, 2002; 25 (abstract suppl.), A520.

Ferguson SA, Gilbert SS, Holmes AL, van den Heuvel CJ and Dawson D. Infared thermal imaging as a measure of peripheral temperature change at sleep onset: A pilot study. Sleep, 2002; 25 (abstract suppl.), A173-174.

Gilbert SS, Ferguson SA, van den Heuvel CJ, Holmes AL and Dawson D. Differential changes in sleep onset latency, peripheral and core body temperature following caffeine and temazepam administration. Sleep, 2002; 25 (abstract suppl.), A297.

van den Heuvel CJ, Ferguson SA, Gilbert SS and Dawson D. Comparison of digital infrared thermal imaging with contact thermometry: Pilot study. Sleep, 2002; 25 (abstract suppl.), A395. 


2001 Book chapters

Hunt LM, Thomas, MJW, Eagle L, & Shergill G. Creating Professional Learners. In  MJW. Thomas & GJF Hunt (Eds.), Enhancing Professionalism in Aviation (pp. 25-35). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University School of Aviation, 2001.

Thomas MJW & Hunt GJF. (Eds.). Enhancing Professionalism in Aviation. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University School of Aviation, 2001.

Thomas MJW. Enhancing Instructional Systems: The Development of a Tool for Evaluating Instructor and Student Performance. In  MJW Thomas & GJF Hunt (Eds.), Enhancing Professionalism in Aviation (pp. 47-57). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University School of Aviation, 2001. 

2001 Refereed Journal Articles

Baker A, Ferguson S, Roach GD, Dawson D. Perceptions of labour pain by mothers and their attending midwives. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2001; 35(2), 171-179.

Blunden S, Lushington K, Lorezen B, Kennedy D.  Neuropsychological performance in children who snore compared to non-snorers. Australian Journal of Psychology, 2001; 53 (suppl) p139

Blunden S, Lushington K, Kennedy D. Cognitive and behavioural performance in children with sleep related obstructive breathing disorders . Sleep Medicine Reviews, 2001; 5(6): 447-461

Burgess H, Holmes A & Dawson D. The relationship between slow-wave activity, body temperature, and cardiac activity during night time sleep. Sleep, 2001; 24(3): 343-349.

Burgess H, Sletten T, Savic N, Gilbert S & Dawson D. Effects of bright light and melatonin on sleep propensity, temperature, and cardiac activity at night. Journal of Applied Physiology, 2001; 91(3): 1214-1222.

Burgess H, Lamond N, McCulloch K, Holmes A, Roach G, Dorrian J, Fletcher A, & Dawson D. Factors that influenced sleep debt during a simulated shift work study. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2001; 18(1): 99.

Dawson D & Fletcher A. A quantitative model of work-related fatigue: Background and definition. Ergonomics, 2001; 44(2): 144-163.

Dorrian J, Lamond N, Holmes A, Burgess H, Roach G, McCulloch K, Fletcher A, & Dawson D. The ability to self-monitor performance during a week of simulated night shifts. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2001; 1: 40.

Ferguson S, Baker A, Heiler K. The impact of extended workshifts on health and safety in a coal mine. Journal of Human Ergology, 2001; 30(1/2): 65-70.

Fletcher, A. & Dawson, D. A quantitative model of work-related fatigue: Empirical evaluations. Ergonomics, 2001; 44(5): 475-488.

Fletcher A & Dawson D. Field-based validations of a work-related fatigue model based on hours of work. Transportation Research, Part F 2001; (4): 75-88.

Harris A, Burgess H & Dawson D. The effects of day-time exogenous melatonin administration on cardiac autonomic activity. Journal of Pineal Research, 2001; 31: 199-205.

Holmes AL, Burgess HJ, McCulloch K, Lamond N, Fletcher A, Dorrian J, Roach GD, Dawson D. Daytime cardiac autonomic activity during one week of continuous night shift. Journal of Human Ergology (Tokyo), 2001; 30(1-2), 223-228.

Holmes A, Burgess H, McCulloch K, Lamond N, Fletcher A, Dorrian J, Roach G & Dawson D. Daytime cardiac autonomic activity during one week of continuous night shift. Shiftwork International Newsletter , 2001; 18(1): 57.

Holmes A, Burgess H, McCulloch K, Lamond N, Fletcher A, Dorrian J, Roach G & Dawson D. One week of night shift: Cardiac autonomic activity during daytime sleep. Sleep, 2001; 24 (suppl.): A201.

Hunt LM, Thomas MJW, & Eagle L. Professional Learners: Students and Informed and Informing Partners in the Learning Transaction. Research & Development in Higher Education, 2001; 24, 62-70.

Lamond N, Dorrian J, Roach G, Holmes A, Burgess H, McCulloch K, Fletcher A & Dawson D. Factors predicting performance during seven nights of simulated shiftwork. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2001; 18(1): 41.

Lamond N, Dorrian J, Roach GD, Burgess HJ, Holmes AL, McCulloch K, Fletcher A, Dawson D. Performance, sleep and circadian phase during a week of simulated night work. Journal of Human Ergology (Tokyo), 2001; 30(1-2), 137-142.

McCulloch K, Lamond N, Roach G, Holmes A, Fletcher A, Dorrian J, Burgess H, & Dawson D. Wrist actigraphic measurement of sleep within a shiftwork environment: Validation with polysomnographic measures. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2001; 18(1): 83.

Reid K & Dawson D. Comparing performance on a simulated 12-hour shift rotation in young and older subjects. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2001; 58(1): 58-62.

Roach G, Burgess H, Lamond N, Dorrian J, Holmes A, Fletcher A, McCulloch K & Dawson D. The effect of seven consecutive simulated night shifts on the timing of salivary melatonin onset. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2001; 18(1): 86.

Roach GD, Dorrian J, Fletcher A & Dawson D. Comparing the effects of fatigue and alcohol intoxication on the performance of locomotive engineers in a rail simulator. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2001; 18(1): 47.

Roach GD, Burgess H, Lamond N, Dorrian J, Holmes A, Fletcher A, McCulloch K, Dawson D. A week of simulated night work delays salivary melatonin onset. Journal of Human Ergology (Tokyo), 2001; 30(1-2), 255-260.

Roach GD, Dorrian J, Fletcher A, Dawson D. Comparing the effects of fatigue and alcohol intoxication on locomotive engineers performance in a rail simulator. Journal of Human Ergology (Tokyo), 2001; 30(1-2): 125-130.

Thomas MJW. Learning Communities and the Virtual University: The Effects of Computer-Based Learning on Student Interaction and Learning. Research & Development in Higher Education, 2001; 24, 179-187.

2001 Conference papers

Frey BF, Thomas MJW, Walton AJ & Wheeler A. WOMBAT as an example of Psycho-motor Testing in Pilot Selection: An argument for the alignment of Selection, Training and Assessment. In Proceedings of the 11th Symposium on Aviation Psychology. Ohio, USA: Ohio State University, 2001.

Hunt LM, Thomas MJW, Eagle L, Shergill G, & Fenton P. Preparing Students to Become Lifelong Learners. Paper presented at the Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors Aotearoa / New Zealand, Manukau Institute of Technology, Manakau New Zealand, 2001.

Shergill G, Eagle L, Hunt LM, & Thomas MJW. Globalization and tertiary education markets: an initial analysis. Paper presented at the International Conference on Globalization of Business and Markets: Strategies for the 21st Century, Gurgoan, India, 2001.

Ferguson SA, Heiler K and Baker A. The Impact of Roster Changes on Absenteeism and Incident Frequency in an Australian Coal Mine. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 2001; 18(1): 72. 


2000 Refereed Journal Articles

Blunden SL, Lushington K, Kennedy D, Martin J, Dawson D. Behaviour and neurocognitive performance in children aged 5-10 years who snore compared to controls. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neurposychology, 2000; 22(5): 554-568.

Dorrian J, Lamond N & Dawson D. The ability to self-monitor performance when fatigued, Journal of Sleep Research, 2000; 9(2): 137-145.

Fletcher A, Roach GD, Lamond N, Dawson D. Laboratory based validations of a work-related fatigue model based on hours of work. In: S Hornberger, P Knauth, G Costa, & S Folkard (Eds.) Shiftwork in the 21st Century: Challenges for Research and Practice (ISBN 0-8204-4364-6). Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2000: pp. 93-98.

Gilbert S, Burgess H, Kennaway D & Dawson D. Attenuation of sleep propensity, core hypothermia, and peripheral heat loss after temazepam tolerance. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparitive physiology, 2000; 279(6): R1980-7.

Lamond N, Tiggemann M & Dawson D. Factors predicting sleep disruption in type II diabetes. Sleep, 2000; 23(3): 415-416.

Lushington K, Dawson D & Lack L. Core body temperature is elevated during constant wakefulness in aged poor sleepers. Sleep, 2000; 4: 1-5.

Murphy P, Rogers N & Campbell S. Age differences in the spontaneous termination of sleep. Journal of Sleep Research, 2000; 9(1): 27-34.

Roach GD, Fletcher A, Rodgers M, Dawson D (2000). The effect of several small time zone transitions on the timing of salivary melatonin onset. In: S Hornberger, P Knauth, G Costa, & S Folkard (Eds.) Shiftwork in the 21st Century: Challenges for Research and Practice (ISBN 0-8204-4364-6). Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, pp. 137-142.

Thomas MJW. Environmental Progressivism: A Framework for a Sustainable Higher Education. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2000; 16: 103-109.

Ferguson SA, Rowe SA, Krupa M, Kennaway DJ. Prenatal exposure to the dopamine agonist SKF-38393 disrupts the timing of the initial response of the suprachiasmatic nucleus to light. Brain Research, 2000; 858: 284-289.

Ferguson SA & Kennaway DJ. Prenatal exposure to SKF-38393 alters the response to light of adult rats. NeuroReport, 2000; 11: 1539-1541.

Ferguson SA & Kennaway DJ. The ontogeny of induction of c-fos in the rat SCN by a 5-HT2A/2C agonist. Developmental Brain Research, 2000; 121: 229-231. 

2000 Conference papers

Thomas MJW & Hunt GJF. Flight Training Safety Audits: A New Tool for Assessing Safety and Competency in Flight Training. Paper presented at the Fifth Australian Aviation Psychology Symposium, Manly, Australia, 2000. 


Older publications

Burgess H & Dawson D. Melatonin: Its physiological effects and clinical applications (Invited review). Journal of British Menopause Society, 1999; 122-126.

Dawson D, Rogers NL, van den Heuvel CJ, Kennaway DJ, Lushington K. Effect of sustained nocturnal transbuccal melatonin administration on sleep and temperature in elderly insomniacs. J Biol Rhythms, 1998; 13(6): 532-8.

Ferguson SA, Kennaway DJ. Emergence of altered circadian timing in a cholinergically supersensitive rat line. American Journal of Physiology (Regulatory, Integrative, Comparative Physiology), 1999; 46(277): R1171-R1178.

Ferguson SA, Kennaway DJ, Moyer RW. Nicotine phase shifts the 6-sulphatoxymelatonin rhythm and induces c-Fos induction in the rat suprachiasmatic nucleus. Brain Research Bulletin, 1999; 48: 527-538. 

Fletcher A, van den Heuvel C & Dawson D. Sleeping with an electric blanket: Effects on core temperature, sleep, and melatonin in young adults. Sleep, 1999; 313-318.

Fletcher A & Dawson D. A work-related fatigue model based on hours-of-work. L. Hartley (ed) Managing fatigue in transportation, Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1999: 189-208.

Gilbert S, van den Heuvel C & Dawson D. Daytime melatonin and temazepam in young adult humans: Equivalent effects on sleep latency and body temperatures. Journal of Physiology, 1999; 514(3): 905-914.

Kennaway DJ, Lushington K, Dawson D, Lack L, van den Heuvel C, Rogers N.Urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin excretion and aging: new results and a critical review of the literature. J Pineal Res. 1999; 27(4): 210-20.

Lushington K, Galka R, Sassi LN, Kennaway DJ, Dawson D.Extraocular light exposure does not phase shift saliva melatonin rhythms in sleeping subjects. J Biol Rhythms. 2002 Aug;17(4):377-86.

Lushington K, Dawson D, Kennaway DJ, Lack L. The relationship between 6-sulphatoxymelatonin rhythm phase and age in self-reported good sleeping controls and sleep maintenance insomniacs aged 55-80 years. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1999 Nov;147(1):111-2.

Lushington K, Dawson D, Kennaway DJ, Lack L. The relationship between 6-sulphatoxymelatonin and polysomnographic sleep in good sleeping controls and wake maintenance insomniacs, aged 55-80 years. J Sleep Res. 1999 Mar;8(1):57-64.

Lushington K, Lack L, Kennaway DJ, Rogers N, van den Heuvel C, Dawson D. 6-Sulfatoxymelatonin excretion and self-reported sleep in good sleeping controls and 55-80-year-old insomniacs. J Sleep Res. 1998 Jun;7(2):75-83.

Lushington K, Pollard K, Lack L, Kennaway DJ, Dawson D. Daytime melatonin administration in elderly good and poor sleepers: effects on core body temperature and sleep latency. Sleep. 1997 Dec;20(12):1135-44.

Reid K & Dawson D. Correlation between wrist activity monitor and electrophysiological measures of sleep in a simulated shiftwork environment for younger and older subjects. Sleep, 1999; 22(3): 378-385.

Roach GD, Rodgers M, & Dawson D. Circadian adaptation of aircrew to several small timezone transitions. Sleep Research Online, 1999; 2: 621.

Roach GD, Taylor MAP, Dawson D. A comparison of South Australias driver licensing methods: Competency-based training vs. practical examination. Transportation Research Part F, 1999 2(2): 69-80.

Thomas MJW. Dialogical Communities of Learning: A Pedagogy for Social and Ecological Sustainability. In D. J. Walker (Ed.), Environmental Challenges for the New Millennium (pp. 1-9). Adelaide, Australia: The University of Adelaide.

Thomas MJW. Education, Computers and Sustainability: A Procedural Model for Instructional Design Towards and Education for Sustainability. In G. Cumming, T. Okamoto & L. Gomez (Eds.), Advanced Research in Computers and Communications in Education (pp. 333-336). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press.

Thomas MJW. Environmental Liberalism: A Framework for Sustainable Higher Education. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Melbourne, Australia.

Thomas MJW. Impacting on Communication and Learning: When Communication Technologies Constrain Communication. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Melbourne, Australia.

Fagan AB, Kennaway DJ & Sutherland AD. Total 24-hour melatonin secretion in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A case control study. Spine, 1998; 23(1): 41-46.

Lushington K, Lack L, Rogers N, van den Heuvel C, Kennaway D & Dawson D. 6-sulphatoxymelatonin and self-reported sleep in good sleeping controls and insomniacs, aged 55-80. Journal of Sleep Research, 1998; 7(2): 75-83.

Rogers N, Phan O, Kennaway D & Dawson D. Effect of daytime oral melatonin administration on cognitive psychomotor performance in humans. Journal of Pineal Research, 1998; 25(1): 47-53.

Thomas MJW. Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes through Hypermedia-Based Learning: Has Theory and Research Been Applied Effectively? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Adelaide, Australia, 1998.

Thomas MJW. A Theoretical Framework and Formal Model for Achieving Enhanced Learning through Information Technology use in Higher Education. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Auckland, New Zealand, 1998.

Baker A, Roberts T & Dawson D. Improving shiftwork management III: Learning from others. Australian Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, 1997; 13(5): 451-460.

Baker A, Simpson S & Dawson D. Sleep disruption and mood changes associated with menopause. Journal of Psychomatic Research, 1997; 43(4): 359-450.

Dawson D & Reid K. Fatigue and alcohol intoxification have similar effects on performance. Nature, 1997; 38, 17 July: 235.

Dawson D. Editorial: Managing shiftwork, not just the roster. The Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, 1997; 13(5): 411-413.

Dawson D & van den Heuvel C. Integrating the actions of melatonin on human physiology. Annals of Medicine, 1997; 30(1): 69-76.

Moyer RW, Kennaway DJ, Ferguson SA, Dijstelbloem YP. Quipazine and light have similar effects on the c-fos induction in the rat suprachiasmatic nucleus. Brain Research, 1997; 765: 337-342.

Tew S, Jamieson GG, Holloway RH, Ferguson SA, Tew P. A prospective study of the effect of fundoplication on primary and secondary peristalsis in the esophagus. Diseases of the Esophagus; 1997; 10: 247-252.

Fletcher A & Dawson D. A predictive model of work-related fatigue based on hours-of-work. Australian Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, 1997; 13(5): 471-486.

Lushington, W., Lushington, K. & Dawson, D. The perceived social and domestic consequences of shiftwork for female shiftworkers (nurses) and their partners. Australian Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, 1997; 13(5): 461-470.

Lushington K, Pollard K, Kennaway D, Lack L & Dawson D. Daytime melatonin administration in elderly subjects: Effects on core body temperature and sleep onset latency. Sleep, 1997; 20(12): 1135-44.

Reid K, Roberts T & Dawson D. Shiftwork and health. Australian Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, 1997; 13(5): 439-450.

Rogers N, Roberts T & Dawson D. Improving shiftwork management I: Understanding shiftwork. Australian Journal of Occupational Health and Safety, 1997; 13(5): 429-438.

Rogers N, van den Heuvel C & Dawson D. Effect of melatonin and corticosteroid on in vitro cellular immune function in humans. Journal of Pineal Research, 1997; 22: 1-6.

van den Heuvel C, Reid KJ & Dawson D. Effect of atenolol on nocturnal sleep and temperature in young men: Reversal by pharmacological doses of melatonin. Physiology and Behavior, 1997; 61(6): 795-802.

Voultsios A, Kennaway D & Dawson D. Salivary melatonin as a circadian phase marker: Validation and comparison to plasma melatonin. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 1997; 22(2): 75-80.

Moyer RW, Kennaway D, Ferguson S & Dijstelbloem Y. Quipazine and light have similar effects on c-fos induction in the rat suprachiasmatic nucleus. Brain Research, 1997; 765: 337-342.

Ferguson SA, Kennaway DJ. Neurotransmitters mediating the effects of light on melatonin production in the rat. Frontiers in Hormone research, 1996; 21: 30-41.

Kennaway DJ, Rowe SA, Ferguson SA. Serotonin agonists mimic the phase shifting effects of light on the melatonin rhythm in rats. Brain Research, 1996; 737: 301-307.

Lushington K, Dawson D, Encel N, Lack L. Urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin cycle-to-cycle variability. Chronobiology International, 1996; 13(6): 411-21.

Lack LC & Lushington K. The rhythms of human sleep propensity and core body temperature. Journal of Sleep Research, 1996; 5(1): 1-11.

Dawson D, Lushington K, Lack L, Campbell S, Matthews C. The variability in circadian phase and amplitude estimates derived from sequential constant routines. Chronobiology International, 1992; 9(5): 362-70.

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