Light For Life: Human Centric Lighting Lively Discussion Day

29.02.2016 | Company

TRILUX Akademie UK recently hosted a lively discussion day on Human Centric Lighting at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London’s Mayfair. The event, which saw the latest research from top Academics Debra Skene and Rob Lucas, was attended by interested parties from across the world of lighting, from Lighting and Interior Designers to Architects and Consultants.

Debra Skene, Professor of Neuroendocrinology at University of Surrey, presented intriguing findings on the link between lighting, sleep and human wellbeing, prompting a raft of questions from the audience.

Professor of Neurobiology at University of Manchester, Robert Lucas delivered his research on the neurophysiology of non-visual responses to light. Again the audience were fully engaged, however Robert was careful to reiterated more research was needed on the topic.

The mix of presentations included the latest thinking on human impact outcomes and the Biophilic approach from designers Jonathan Rush - Hoare Lea and Francesco Anselmo – Arup, as well as recent research findings from Luke Price – Public Health England, Society of Light & Lighting on the effects of LEDs and lighting on human health. The Akademie’s Daniel Stabenau also presented findings from an HCL case study in a dementia hospital in Germany.

The presenter’s were joined later in the day by Gordon Routledge & John Bullock of Lux Magazine for a panel discussion, chaired by Helen Loomes of TRILUX Akademie, which gave the audience further opportunity to share their views and ask some probing questions.

Attendees will be presented with a full day CPD certificate as well as a summary overview of the presentations. Please check back to regularly or join the TRILUX Akademie LinkedIN group for future event updates.