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Dr Rosie Gibson PhD, MSc, BSc, NZAG

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
School of Psychology

I involved with multiple projects aiming to gain a better understanding of how sleep changes with advancing age for New Zealanders as well as exploring sleep as a predictor for transitions to formal care. Key projects I am currently leading include "The Role of Sleep in Healthy Ageing and Living well with Dementia" and "Caring around the clock: Providing a framework for improving sleep health of family carers" funded by an Emerging Researcher grant (Health Research Council) and a Lotteries Health project grant respectively. 

I am a co-investigator on the Ageing Well through Eating, Sleeping, Socialising and Mobility (AWESSoM) programme of research funded via a National Science Challenge Ageing Well grant (2019-2024). Led by Professor Ngaire Kerse (University of Auckland), this programme integrates multiple collaborators and projects across population groups to maximise independence and push back the threshold of disability. 

I am co-investigator within Massey's Health and Ageing Research Team affiliated with the Health Work and Retirement cohort study. I also co-launched research associated with sleep and wellbeing during New Zealand's COVID-19 associated lockdown.

Looking forward, - projects will include Sensationalising Sleep: Discourses and practices of sleep in Aotearoa (funded by a Royal Society Marsden Fast Start Fund, 2023-2026), and an adjunct project, Pai te moe, pai te ora. Understanding the influence of sleep in Aotearoa, which I am co-leading with Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua (funded by Massey University's Strategic Research Excellence Fund, 2023). Together these projects will provide pioneering sociological explorations of sleep and sleeping from an Aotearoa New Zealand perspective.

I am a Pākehā researcher with a background in psychology and clinical sleep practice. I emigrated to Aotearoa from England in 2007 and am affiliated with the Health and Ageing Research Team and the Sleep/Wake Research Centre. My research focuses on sleep across the lifespan discursive constructs of sleep in society. I use mixed methods to better understand experiences of sleep with ageing, factors affecting sleep, and non-pharmacological approaches to supporting sleep health. I have a growing interest in sleep as a social construct, including perceptions and patterning of sleep among diverse populations within Aotearoa New Zealand. 

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 04 9793258
    Location: School of Psychology
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2015)
  • Master of Science - Massey University (2009)
  • Bachelor of Science - University of Plymouth (2005)

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Member, New Zealand Association of Gerontology: Vice President (Senior Member/Fellow) (2022)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University
  • Registration, RPSGT, Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists

Prizes and Awards

  • Invited research visitor: Kobe Active Ageing Research Hub, Japan - Kobe University (2020)
  • Best Poster prize (Sleep Health Across Professions), Sleep Down Under Conference in Brisbane, Australia - Australasian Sleep Association (2019)
  • Co-investigator on the Ageing Well through Eating, Sleeping, Socialising and Mobility (AWESSoM) programme of research. Led by Professor Ngaire Kerse (University of Auckland), this programme integrates multiple collaborators and projects across population groups to maximise independence and push back the threshold of disability - National Science Challenge, Ageing Well (2019)
  • HRC Emerging Researcher First Grant awarded. "The Role of Sleep in Healthy Ageing and Living well with Dementia" - Health Research Council (2018)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded. "Improving health and well-being of New Zealanders affected by dementia through understanding the impact of sleep problems" - Lottery Health Grant Board (2018)
  • Doctoral thesis assigned to the Dean of Graduate Research School’s ‘ List of Exceptional Theses’, - Massey University. (2015)
  • Tavel bursary awarded to attend the European Sleep Research Society Congress, Tallinn - Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust (2014)
  • Team member of the Sleep/Wake Research Centre winning the Massey Research Team Medal 2011 - Massey University (2011)
  • Travel bursary awarded to attend the 9th Asia / Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Melbourne - Australian Association of Gerontology and the New Zealand Association of Gerontology (2011)
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition winner, Massey University, Wellington Preliminary - Massey University (2011)
  • Massey University doctoral scholarship awarded - Massey University (2010)
  • Masters Scholarship awarded - Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (2008)
  • Exchange year awarded to attend Trent University, Ontario, Canada (second year of undergraduate study) - International Student Exchange Programme (2003)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Sleep as a component of healthy ageing

Impact of sleep problems on people with dementia and their family carers

Role of sleep and dreaming in memory consolidation and cognitive functioning

Impact of sleep problems of mental health 

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated social restrictions on sleep and wellbeing 

Research Opportunities

  • Sensationalising sleep: discourses and practices of sleep in Aotearoa  (01/02/2023) This project will involve discourse analyses of various media content concenring sleep as well as participatory research to gather audiance perceptions of key social discourses around sleep health.
  • Sleep Health for Ageing Well  (01/06/2020) Sleep status is associated with physical and mental health. This project aims to better understand and manage sleep in older New Zealanders in order to support ageing well.

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Aged Health Care (111702):
Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102):
Family Care (111707): Health Promotion (111712): Medical And Health Sciences (110000):
Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (179900): Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis (170110): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000):
Public Health and Health Services (111700):
Sociology (160800): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Keywords

Sleep

Ageing

Dementia

Alzheimer's DIsease

Care

COVID-19

Quantitative

Qualitative

Intervetions

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 6 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Sprajcer, M., Owen, PJ., Crowther, ME., Harper, K., Gupta, CC., Ferguson, SA., . . . Vincent, GE. (2022). Sleep disturbance in caregivers of individuals with Parkinsonism: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 12(11)
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Shetty, H., Carter, M., & Münch, M. (2022). Sleeping in a bubble: factors affecting sleep during New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown. SLEEP advances. 3(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Cooper, CJ., Owen, PJ., Sprajcer, M., Crowther, ME., Craige, EA., Ferguson, SA., . . . Vincent, GE. (2022). Interventions to improve sleep in caregivers: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews. 64
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Paterson, JL., Thomas, MJW., Reynolds, AC., Sprajcer, M., Gupta, C., Gibson, RH., . . . Ferguson, SA. (2022). “I need to be alert at night to provide care”: Factors associated with problematic sleep among young Australian caregivers. Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Crestani, F., Williams, G., Breheny, M., Tupara, H., Cunningham, C., Gander, P., . . . Gibson, R. (2022). Sleep health in later life: Interviews exploring experiences, attitudes and behaviours of older people. Ageing and Society.
[Journal article]Authored by: Cunningham, C., Gibson, R.
Lord, S., Teh, R., Gibson, R., Smith, M., Wrapson, W., Thomson, M., . . . Tautolo, D. (2022). Optimising function and well-being in older adults: protocol for an integrated research programme in Aotearoa/New Zealand. BMC Geriatrics. 22(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Parsons, J., Waters, DL., Binns, E., Burholt, V., Cheung, G., Clare, S., . . . Wall, C. (2021). Healthy for Life: An Innovative and Collaborative Approach to COVID 19 Lockdown in New Zealand. Journal of Frailty and Aging. 10(1), 72
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Myllyntausta, S., Gibson, R., Salo, P., Allen, J., Gander, P., Alpass, F., . . . Stephens, C. (2021). Daytime fatigue as a predictor for subsequent retirement among older New Zealand workers. Sleep Health. 7(6), 742-748
[Journal article]Authored by: Alpass, F., Gibson, R., Stephens, C.
Gibson, R., Dowell, A., Jones, L., & Gander, P. (2021). Non-pharmacological interventions a feasible option for addressing dementia-related sleep problems in the context of family care. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 7(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Helm, A., Breheny, M., & Gander, P. (2021). “My quiet times”: Themes of sleep health among people caring for a family member with dementia. Dementia. 20(6), 2024-2040
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., Kepa, M., Moyes, S., & Kerse, N. (2020). Self-reported sleep problems and their relationship to life and living of Māori and non-Māori in advanced age. Sleep Health. 6(4), 522-528
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., & Gander, P. (2021). Factors associated with the sleep of carers: A survey of New Zealanders supporting a family member with cognitive impairment or dementia. Dementia. 20(3), 919-935
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., & Gander, PH. (2019). Monitoring the sleep patterns of people with dementia and their family carers in the community. Australasian Journal on Ageing. 38(1), 47-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gunther, S., & Crawford, R. (2018). Factors contributing to lifelong learning for support workers who have completed a national certificate in mental health and addiction support programme. Whitiriea Nursing and Health Journal. 25, 18-30 Retrieved from https://search.informit.org/doi/10.3316/INFORMIT.280860480591435
[Journal article]Contributed to by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Campbell, A., Mather, S., & Neill, M. (2018). From diagnosis to long-term management: The experiences of older New Zealanders with obstructive sleep apnoea. Journal of Primary Health Care. 10(2), 140-149
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., Dowell, AC., & Jones, LM. (2016). Non-pharmacological interventions for managing dementia-related sleep problem with community-dwelling pairs: a mixed methods approach. Dementia. 16(8), 967-984 Retrieved from http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1471301215625821
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., Dowell, AC., & Jones, LM. (2017). Non-pharmacological interventions for managing dementia-related sleep problems within community dwelling pairs: A mixed-method approach. Dementia. 16(8), 967-984
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., Paine, SJ., Kepa, M., Dyall, L., Moyes, S., . . . Kerse, N. (2016). Sleep of māori and non-māori of advanced age. New Zealand Medical Journal. 129(1436), 52-61
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., Alpass, F., & Stephens, C. (2015). Effect of caregiving status on the sleep of older New Zealanders. Australasian Journal on Ageing. 34(3), 155-159
[Journal article]Authored by: Alpass, F., Gibson, R., Stephens, C.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., & Jones, LM. (2014). Understanding the sleep problems of people with dementia and their family caregivers. Dementia. 13(3), 350-365
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Borlase, BJ., Gander, PH., & Gibson, RH. (2013). Effects of school start times and technology use on teenagers' sleep: 1999-2008. Sleep and Biological Rhythms. 11(1), 46-54
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., & Elder, D. (2012). Factors differentiating infants identified by parents as problem sleepers, and those that are not. Sleep and Biological Rhythms. 10(1), 46-52
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Elder, D., & Gander, P. (2012). Actigraphic sleep and developmental progress of one-year-old infants. Sleep and Biological Rhythms. 10(2), 77-83
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Fleming, JS., Gibson, R., Harris, B., Morgan, S., Noble, A., O'Keeffe, K., . . . Gander, P. (2011). The 'waking incubator': Exploring the interface between the performing arts and the science of sleep. International Journal of Science in Society. 2(3), 291-308 Retrieved from http://ijy.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.187/prod.144
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R., O'Keeffe, K.
Henely, DE., Russell, GM., Douthwaite, JA., Wood, SA., Buchanan, F., Gibson, RH., . . . Lightman, SL. (2009). Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activation in obstructive sleep apnea: The effect of continuous positive airway pressure therapy. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 94(11), 4234-4242
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Henley, DE., Douthwaite, JA., Wood, SA., Buchanan, F., Gibson, RH., Woltersdortf, WW., . . . Lightman, SL. (2009). Plasma apelin levels in obstructive sleep apnea and the effect of continuous positive airway pressure therapy. Jounral of Endocrinology. 203(1), 181-188
[Journal article]Authored by: Gibson, R.

Thesis

Gibson, RH. (2015). Understanding and managing dementia-related sleep problems: Community-based research with older New Zealanders.. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH. (2010). Factors affecting the sleep of one-year-olds: A pilot study using objective monitoring of New Zealand infants. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Gibson, R.

Conference

Gibson, R. (2019, October). Sleep disturbances among older men and women. Presented at Sleep Down Under. Sydney.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R. (2019, October). The sleep experiences and disruptions of people with dementia and their family care partners. Presented at Sleep Down Under. Sydney.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Helm, A., Breheny, M., & Gander, P. (2019). "I'm only as good as the sleep I get": Sleep health among family carers. : Sleep Down Under, Sydney
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Helm, A., Breheny, M., & Gander, P. (2019, May). I think I could have coped if I was sleeping better”: Sleep across the trajectory of caring for a family member with dementia. Presented at Sleep in Aotearoa
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., & Gander, P. (2019, May). Factors associated with the Sleep of Family Carers. Presented at Sleep in Aotearoa. Christchurch.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., & Gander, P. (2018, October). Sleep and Health of Family Carers. Presented at Tackling dementia is everybody’s business (Alzheimers NZ). Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Campbell, A., Mather, S., & Neill, A. (2017). From diagnosis to long-term treatment: The experiences of older New Zealanders with obstructive sleep apnoea. Poster session presented at the meeting of Sleep Down Under. Auckland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., kepa, M., Moyes, S., & Kerse, N. (2017). Longitudinal effects of sleep problems for Maori and non-Maori of advanced age: LiLACS NZ. Poster session presented at the meeting of Sleep Down Under. Auckland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Campbell, A., Mather, S., & Neill, A. (2017, May). Continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea: The experiences of older New Zealanders. Presented at Sleep in Aotearoa. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., & Gander, P. (2017, June). Validity of automated scoring of actigraphy data for people with dementia and carers. Presented at Aging and sleep. Lyon, France.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., & Gander, P. (2017). Validity of automated scoring of actigraphy data for people with dementia and their carers.. Poster session presented at the meeting of Aging and Sleep,. Lyon, France
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, AC., & Jones, LM. (2016, May). Non pharmacological interventions for sleep in dementia. Presented at Sleep In Aotearoa. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., & Gander, P. (2016, May). Validity of automatically scored actigraphy data for people with dementia and their carers.. Presented at Sleep in Aotearoa. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, . (2016, May). Validity of actigraphy in dementia and carers. Presented at Sleep in Aotearoa. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2016, November). Challenges and solutions for conducting dementia-related research: Thematic analysis of first hand experiences and recommendations.. Presented at Dementia Today: Diverse Communities, Collective Action. Alzheimers NZ and ADI 19th Asia Pacific Regional Conference,. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2014, November). Non-pharmacological interventions for improving the sleep of people with dementia: Results from a feasibility trial in the wellington community. Presented at Alzheimers NZ conference. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., Dowell, A., & Jones, LM. (2014). The feasibility of trialling non-pharmacological interventions for improving the sleep of community dwelling people with dementia. Poster session presented at the meeting of 22nd Congress of the European-Sleep-Research-Society. Tallinn, ESTONIA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2012, May). Improving the sleep of people affected by dementia living in the community. Presented at Future Faces of Dementia, Alzheimers NZ Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2012). The feasibility of sleep-related interventions for people with dementia. Poster session presented at the meeting of Aging and Sleep. Paris, France
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., & Jones, L. (2011, October). Understanding sleep problems of people with dementia and their family caregivers. Presented at Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Pizzoferro, K., Goodwin, S., & Johsen, S. (2010). Use of care monitor in nursing homes may improve sleep. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. 1 (pp. P043 - P043). , Sleep Down Under - Biodiversity of Sleep. Australian Sleep Association and Australian Sleep Technologists Association: Wiley
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Alpass, ., & Stephens, C. (2010). The sleep of a community sample of carers of Alzheimer’s patients. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. 1 (pp. P075 - P075). , Sleep Down Under- Biodiversity of Sleep. Australian Sleep Association and Australian Sleep Technologists Association: Wiley
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Alpass, F., Gibson, R., Stephens, C.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., Dowes, J., & Cheng, S. (2010). Factors contributing to problem sleep of 15 month olds. In 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association(pp. A38 - A39). : Sleep and Biological Rhythms
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Cheng, S., Gibson, R.
Borlase, BJ., Gander, PH., & Gibson, RH. (2013). Effects of school start times and technology use on teenagers' sleep: 1999-2008. In SLEEP AND BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS Vol. 11 (pp. 46 - 54). : WILEY-BLACKWELL
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., & Elder, D. (2010). Factors contributing to parental perception of problem sleep during infancy. In 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association(pp. A35 - A35). : Sleep and Biological Rhythms
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, R., Gander, P., & Elder, D. (2009). Relationships between sleep, age, and the developmental progress of infants. In 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association(pp. A30 - A31). : Japanese Society of Sleep Research
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., Sun, C., Brogan, SM., Duckett, HG., & Douwes, JE. (2008). A survey of the sleep of three-month-old infants. In 20th ASM of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association.(pp. 50 - 50). : Blackwell Publishing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brogan, S., Douwes, J., Gibson, R.
Bell, N., Neagu, D., Gibson, RH., Kendrick, A., & Whittle, A. (2007). Should an Epworth score of <10 exclude patients from a CPAP trial. In European Respiratory Journal, Supplement Vol. 9 (pp. P128 - P128). , European Respiratory Society Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Neagu, D., Bell, N., Gibson, RH., Kendrick, A., & Whittle, A. (2007). Do patients with normal overnight oximetry benefit from a CPAP trial?. In European Respiratory Journal, Supplement(pp. 9 - 9). , European Respiratory Society Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH., Buchanan, F., Pillinger, N., Harper, A., Kendrick, A., Catterall, J., . . . Whittle, A. (2007). How well do patients comply with CPAP therapy?. In European Respiratory Journal, Supplement(pp. 702s - 702s). , European Respiratory Society Congress, European Respiratory Journal
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Neagu, D., Bell, N., Gibson, RH., Harper, A., Kendrick, A., Catterall, J., . . . Whittle, A. (2007). Should we select patients for CPAP trials by overnight oximetry or Epworth scores?. In Thorax Vol. 3 (pp. A110 - A110). , British Thoracic Society: BMJ Publishing Group
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gibson, R.
Gibson, RH. (2005). The relationship between sleep stages and declarative and procedural learning difficulties in obstructive sleep apnoea patients.. Poster session presented at the meeting of British Sleep Society, Annual Scientific Meeting, Cambridge, England.. Cambridge UK
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gibson, R.

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

I am primarily involved with academic research and postgraduate supervision at present. I have experience teaching into sleep and circadian health, psychology of dreaming, as well as research methods. I have guest written course materials and provides lectures within and externally to Massey as well as within community settings.

Graduate Supervision Statement

I welcome students interested in exploring issues associated with sleep, ageing, dementia, and/or caregiving using wither qualitative or quantitative methodologies.  I consider students as developing researchers who I support through their postgraduate journey. This is achieved through breaking down the project processes and thesis writing into manageable phases whilst also offering mentorship in key areas of project design, ethics, analyses and critical appraisal.


Dr Rosie Gibson is available for Masters and Doctorial supervision.

Media and Links

Media

  • 27 Mar 2020 - Online
    Science Media Centre Expert Reaction
    Invited response concerning sleep (or lack there of) for the Science Media Centre "COVID-19 and immunity – Expert Reaction"
  • 23 Apr 2020 - Television
    One News interview
    Dreaming during COVID-19 quarantine is very normal for a lot of people. Sleep Wake Researcher Dr Rosie Gibson spoke to One News about why you shouldn't be concerned.
  • 22 Sep 2011 - Other, Online
    Getting a good night’s sleep for people with demen
    Massey University press release: Getting a good night’s sleep for people with dementia.
  • 22 May 2018 - Radio
    Sleep & Dementia
    Wire Host Leonard Powell chats with Dr Rosie Gibson about the $250 000 grant that she recently recieved to investigate sleep. In particular its relationship to health and wellbeing of older New Zealan
  • 17 May 2018 - Online
    Researcher to investigate the impact of sleep on d
    Massey media release
  • 17 Apr 2020 - Video
    Video presentation for Age Concern
    Invited video presentation for Age Concern "Sleep for older people during COVID-19"
  • 16 Apr 2020 - Online
    Contribution to Webinar
    New Zealand Association of Gerontology Webinair "4 Experts at Level 4 for Older people"
  • 09 May 2012 - Radio
    Sleep, ageing and dementia.
    Interview with Beach FM Radio
  • 09 Jan 2020 - Newspaper
    Contribution to Stuff article
    Interviewed by Stuff.co.nz "What to do when the person you love is ruining your sleep"
  • 07 Jun 2018 - Radio
    Putting disturbed sleep to bed
    Interview regarding sleep health, Weekend Life with Trudi Nelson
  • 04 Jun 2012 - Radio
    Sleep, ageing and dementia
    Interview with Beach FM Radio
  • 02 May 2020 - Television
    Contribution to television programme
    Contributed to TVNZ's series "Healthy for Life" in collaboration with colleagues from Universities of Auckland, AUT, Waikato, and Otago, overseen by Professor John Parsons. Hosted by Bernice Mene, He
  • 01 May 2020 - Magazine
    Article for The Converastion
    Invited article for The Conversation "What dreams may come: why you’re having more vivid dreams during the pandemic"
  • 01 Jan 2011 - Magazine
    Dementia sleep study!
    Promotional article, Family Care NZ magazine, spring
  • 01 Jan 2011 - Magazine
    Sleep solutions
    Article for Alzheimers New Zealand Newsletter, issue 8
  • 01 Jan 2011 - Community Service, Other
    Sleep and aging
    Presentation and handout available for senior social groups (addressed 22 groups Nov 2011- June 2012):
  • 01 Jan 2011 - Magazine
    Making sure of sleep.
    Age Concern newsletter, spring
  • 01 Jan 2011 - Magazine
    How did you sleep last night?
    Article for Alzheimers Wellington newsletter, issue 99
  • 01 Jan 2010 - Magazine
    Improving sleep - for people with dementia and the
    Article for Alzheimers New Zealand Newsletter, issue 84: Improving sleep - for people with dementia and their carers

Other Links