Ian Oswald

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Birthday
4, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 25, 2012 (82)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1929
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 25, 2012 (82)

About

Scientist and psychologist remembered for his research on sleep. He taught at Edinburgh University (Scotland) and the University of Western Australia.

Before Fame

He received his medical degree from Caius College, Cambridge and later served in the Royal Air Force.

Trivia

He conducted research on a sleep medication called triazolam; his findings indicated that the drug caused dangerous psychological effects.

Family Life

His wife, Kirstine Adam, was also a sleep researcher. The couple raised four children.

Associated With

His American contemporary, Aaron T. Beck, was also a psychiatrist and university professor.