About Us

Research at the Centre spans across multiple domains that include fundamental neuroscience underlying the variation in autism-relevant symptoms across the general population, to applied research on clinical interventions and educational approaches targeted to individuals on the autistic spectrum.  The Centre brings together over ten researchers in neuroscience, psychophysics, education, clinical psychology, speech and language pathology, health psychology, and gut microbiology working on different aspects of autism. Research at the Centre is funded by the Medical Research Council, European Research CouncilNational Institutes of Health USA, National Institute for Health Research, Leverhulme Trust, Economic and Social Research Council. Researchers are drawn from the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, and the Institute of Education.