Institute for Breathing & Sleep

Welcome to IBAS…

We're an incorporated not-for-profit organisation designed to facilitate and coordinate research, education and public advocacy in respiratory and sleep health. Learn more about us.

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We bring together researchers, educators and clinicians to help us understand breathing and sleep.

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Current Projects

IBAS research projects span a wide range of respiratory and sleep disorders.

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Seeking a Research Administrator!

IBAS is seeking to employ an Executive Research Officer for 13-months.  This position is ideal for someone with research administration experience, preferably in a health/medical environment, who is looking for a change. The role is…

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Project Spotlight

Sertraline for Dyspnoea - NHMRC Project Grant #1010065

Breathlessness is one of the most commonly feared aspects of dying and, unlike most other symptoms, breathlessness worsens during the dying process. Breathlessness can cause great distress and this can affect the physical, psychological, spiritual,…

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Seeking Participants


The Sleep Research Laboratory in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences and Austin Health are looking for healthy people, aged 20-45, to be involved in a study examining the effects of sleep disruption on cognition, physiology, metabolism and mood. Participation involves a 2.5 day stay in the Sleep Laboratory, where you will complete some questionnaires and tasks, and different physiological measure will be taken. All meals will be provided, and participants will be reimbursed for their time. University of Melbourne HREC# 1339512.1.

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