PhD retrospective with Kate McAllister.

We caught up with Kate McAllister, who recently completed her PhD, to talk about her research, future plans, and past achievements in the Department of Psychiatry and beyond.   First, tell us a bit about your PhD research and how you got interested in what you studied. So my PhD looked at mitochondria, the part […]

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 […]