Alice Gregory first developed an interest in sleep research as an undergraduate student at Oxford University. Following completion of her degree, she studied in Japan for a year collecting cross-cultural data for her first publication in the field of sleep research. Upon her return she commenced her PhD at the Institute of Psychiatry using epidemiological and twin samples to learn more about the associations between sleep disturbances, anxiety and depression concurrently and longitudinally. Alice is currently a Professor at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has over 100 publications mainly focusing on sleep and associated traits.