Health risks of night shift work

As a member of the Committee Nightwork, Marijke Gordijn contributed to a new publication of the Health Council of the Netherlands: Health Risks of night shift work. In the Netherlands about 1.3 million people sometimes or regularly work at night. Night shift work disrupts the day-night rhythm of the body, which may lead to adverse…

Charge your Brainzzz is live!

After a year of hard work we are there! The teaching materials for the package Charge Your Brainzzz are ready. Charge your Brains teaches highschool students about sleep. On 27 September, Chrono@Work and the Dutch Brain Foundation will launch this special educational package. Charge Your Brainzzz is a modern package with activating learning tools including…

Brain Foundation public day 2017: Brains and stimuli

On Thursday October 12th, the 25th Public Day of the Brain Foundation will take place in De Doelen in Rotterdam, with the theme Brain and stimuli. Language is Dutch. During multiple lectures, prominent brain researchers report on their brain and stimuli research. During the breaks, visitors can take a look at the HersenPlaza (formerly Information…