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LightAware featured in Falkirk Herald

December 16th, 2017

The Falkirk Herald has published an article about LightAware. Former LightAware trustee Anna Levin talked to the newspaper about the experiences which led her to be involved in setting up the charity and about the work LightAware has done since. Click here for link to full article

LightAware featured in Natural Health Magazine

November 19th, 2017

“The quality and quantity of light we’re exposed to has a profound effect on our bodies and minds.” These words from an article from the UK’s Natural Health Magazine about the issue of sensitivity to artificial light, and about LightAware. Click here for link to full article

LightAware wins a prestigious international award

November 6th, 2017

We are delighted to announce that LightAware has won an award at the ‘Oscars of the lighting industry’ in Paris this weekend. The Professional Lighting Design Convention 2017, which took place from 1-4 November in Paris, drew more than 2,000 delegates from across the world. The Convention presented the ‘Award at Large’ to LightAware: “for […]

LightAware response to SCHEER Committee Preliminary LED Report

September 16th, 2017

In July 2017, the EU’s Scientific Committee on Health, Environment and Emerging Risks published their preliminary report into the risks to human health of LEDs: “The SCHEER concludes that the available scientific research does not provide evidence for health hazards to the eye or skin associated with LEDs when the total exposure is below the […]

LightAware at the Professional Lighting Design Convention

August 31st, 2017

LightAware is delighted to be nominated for an award at the 6th Professional Lighting Design Convention in Paris in November 2017. The charity has been shortlisted for the Professional Lighting Design Recognition Award 2017 in the Category “Award at Large”! LightAware have been shortlisted for our “effort to raise awareness of the impact of artificial lighting on […]

LightAware asks for Meeting with Government Ministers

July 12th, 2017

LightAware has written to Justine Greening, Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, and Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, to ask for meetings with the charity. The text of one of the letters is below: Dear Chris Grayling, LightAware is a charity dedicated to […]

LightAware’s Street Lighting Summit

June 22nd, 2017

We have serious concerns about the effect of LED streetlights on light-sensitive people

EU Commission replies to question on light sensitivity

May 1st, 2017

Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks concluded that there is no evidence that blue light from artificial lighting constitutes a risk in practice and that all light-sensitive patients can choose light sources suitable to prevent an aggravation of symptoms.

LightAware has new Ambassador!

April 28th, 2017

Brenda Ryder is taking on the role of LightAware Ambassador for light sensitive lupus.

LightAware gives talk at London ‘Light Meeting’

February 24th, 2017

A LightAware Ambassador summarised how the choice of outdoor and interior LED and modern fluorescent lighting affects people’s health leading sufferers to be excluded from normal social interaction and opportunities.

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