Some people just think there's no point putting the clocks back
an hour because in a few months you have to move them forward again.
If we resisted putting the clocks back
on Sunday and instead carried on, putting them forward next spring and back again the following autumn, we'd shift an hour of daylight from the morning to the evening (called Single/ Double Summertime - SDST).
The controversy over putting the clocks back
is a subject now being researched by Laura Neale, a 25-year-old PhD student with Northumbria University, who is looking into the impact of time changes on sleep and wellbeing at work.
P Green, Lurgan Co Armagh INSTEAD of putting the clocks back
this weekend, could we not keep the hours as they are and adapt to it?
It also includes a wide range of topical editorial articles covering everything from preventing the spread of colds and flu during the winter months through to the impact that putting the clocks back
has on workplaces.
Not putting the clocks back
on Sunday morning but still putting them forward in the spring would increase daylight hours and encourage more outdoor activity, a report in the British Medical Journal suggests.
In return, putting the clocks back
in the autumn reduces the risk, albeit to a lesser extent, according to scientists at Karolinska Institutet after they examined how the incidence of myocardial infarction in Sweden has changed with summer and winter clock-shifts since 1987.
Putting the clocks back
is the benchmark for sorting out roses.
But it has been proved that children would be much safer if they were going home in daylight at the end of their day Why then, are we still putting the clocks back
whenwe could be saving lives?