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Elizabeth Hill

  • Sleep Research Fellow
  • The University of Edinburgh
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Lizzie Hill is a highly motivated and professional Registered Polysomnographic Technologist with significant experience in sleep medicine within the public, private and third sectors. She successfully combines her current post as a Specialist Respiratory Clinical Physiologist within NHS Lothian with the final year of her PhD research studies at The University of Edinburgh. Through her PhD, Lizzie has developed strong organisational, problem-solving and time management skills, and has a keen eye for detail. She is an effective communicator with excellent patient-facing skills, who works well both independently and as part of a team. Lizzie has successfully presented work at a local, national and international level. Lizzie is currently an elected member of the British Sleep Society Executive Committee, with editorial responsibility for the BSS Newsletter, and is the UK representative for the European Society of Sleep Technologists. She recently gained the European Sleep Research Society Somnologist-Technologist credential at its first sitting, and is currently involved in setting the content for the next sitting of the exam. Lizzie is registered at M-Level with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) in Sleep.


British Sleep Society Newsletter


2010 - 2015(5 years)

Recent publications

  • The curious incident of groaning in the night-time.

    • Langley R
    • Hill L
    • Hill E
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  • Obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome in adults with Down syndrome.

    • Hill E
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Professional experience

Sleep Research Fellow

University of Edinburgh

January 2018 - Present

Specialist Sleep Clinical Physiologist / NRS Career Research Fellow

NHS Lothian

August 2014 - Present


PhD by Research

University of Edinburgh

January 2011 - November 2016(6 years)

BSc (Hons) Human Life Sciences

University of Aberdeen

September 1994 - July 1998(4 years)