Science communication about sleep and circadian rhythms is one of my passions. Below, you can find a selection #scicomm activities for printed media, radio, and TV that I have been involved in.

Radio (selected)

Interview with Deutschlandfunk Nova for “Dein Sonntag” (26/01/20, listen here)

Interview on optimal sleep duration with Deutschlandfunk Nova (15/10/19, listen here)

Interview on perennial summer time and its potential effects on SRF4 (16/03/2019, listen here)

Interview on how to get your sleep-wake rhythm sorted after the Christmas holidays on Deutschlandfunk Nova (02/01/2019, listen here)

Interview on music and how it might help us falling asleep on Deutschlandfunk Nova (15/11/18, listen here)

Interview on the study “Significance of Circadian Rhythms in Severely Brain-Injured Patients – A Clue to Consciousness” published in NEUROLOGY on “BBC Health Check” (BBC World Service, 04/2017, listen here)

Printed Media

Blog post ‘Five Tips for Healthy Sleep during COVID-19‘ for ‘SciFive‘, the science blog of the University of Basel (08/04/20)

Wissenschaft in Zeiten von Corona: Neue Wege der Schlafforschung (Uni Basel, 06/04/20)

Lob der Pause (Welt am Sonntag, 18/08/19)

Insomnie ist weiblich (Missy Magazin, 04/19)

Die Zeit in uns (Süddeutsche Zeitung, 27/09/18)

“Dicker, dümmer und grantiger” durch dauerhafte Sommerzeit? (Salzburger Nachrichten, 06/10/18)

Dauerhafte Sommerzeit: Würden wir wirklich “dicker, dümmer und grantiger” werden? (APA, 24/09/18)

Sommerzeit – Schlafforscher gegen Panikmache (APA, 24/09/18)

Zeitumstellung: Eine Stunde als “Mini-Jetlag” (Kronenzeitung, 02/09/2018)

Wie wir ticken – Die Bedeutung der inneren Uhr (MED-EL Kundenmagazin, 05/2017)

Level of unconsciousness in brain-damaged patients related to body temperature (, 04/2017)

Wachkoma: Richtiger Rhythmus der inneren Uhr fördert Bewusstsein (, 04/2017)

Getaktete innere Uhr hebt Bewusstsein (, 04/2017)

Could Fixing the Body Clock Help People Regain Consciousness? (, 04/2017)


SWR “Talk am See” mit Gaby Hauptmann (26/10/2019, watch my part here from minute 37:00 on)


ORF Newton: Die Schattenseiten des Lichts (28/09/2019)

Social Media

In July 2019, I curated the Twitter account @realsci_DE for a week covering topics related to sleep and chronobiology. Also see here.