Classifying Research on the Role of Sex & Gender in Autism.

Researchers from the Autism Research Centre have proposed a new framework for the study of sex and gender differences and autism spectrum conditions. The team, led by Meng-Chuan Lai, systematically reviewed 329 articles discussing sex, gender, and females in relation to autism. Published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, this […]

Congratulations to Mr Tilman Lesch on his dissertation submission.

Congratulations to Tilman Lesch on the submission of his dissertation, entitled Functional impulsivity and individual differences in decision-making under uncertainty. Can you give us a short background into what you’ve been studying these last few years? My PhD research investigated individual differences in cognition by studying decision-making under uncertainty. In particular I was interested if a […]

At the forefront of neuroimaging research in dementia.

We speak to Professor John O’Brien, the principal investigator leading the Old Age Psychiatry Group at the Department of Psychiatry, about his recent research. Could you summarise the research that you are doing here? We are undertaking research in late life psychiatric disorders, most particularly dementia and depression. We are particularly interested in neurobiological changes underpinning […]