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Dr. Sarah Loughran

Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects ResearchSarah Profile Pic IHMRI
Illawarra Health and Medical Institute, University of Wollongong, Australia

Sarah is currently a research fellow at the University of Wollongong and part of ACEBR's human neurophysiology research group. She received degrees in physiology and psychology from Deakin University before completing a PhD in cognitive neuroscience and psychophysiology in 2007 at Swinburne University in Melbourne. She subsequently spent several years as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, specialising in bioelectromagnetics, sleep, and EEG signal analysis research. During this time she was also accepted as an experienced research fellow in the Marie Curie Training in Sleep and Sleep Medicine initiative. Her research focuses on a wide range of bioelectromagnetic health issues including the effects on sleep, human brain function, and the mechanisms associated with these effects, as well as sleep and cognitive neuroscience research more generally. She is a member of the current World Health Organisation (WHO) RF Environmental Health Criterion evaluation committee and is an elected member of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection's (ICNIRP) Scientific Expert Group.

Contact Details
Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, University of Wollongong
Northfields Ave, Wollongong NSW 2522
Ph: +612 4239 2116

Last reviewed: 29 September, 2014