26 May 2010

Dr Megan Freeth wins Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship

Dr Megan Freeth has won a two-year Early Career Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust. The project is entitled "Attention to social cues in Autism" and will involve eye tracking studies investigating response to cues in central and peripheral vision. In addition, EEG studies will investigate the neural correlates of abnormal visual attention in autism.

Megan also recently won a Wellcome Trust VIP award so she will the commence the Leverhulme Fellowship in March 2011.

More information about Megan's work is available at the Sheffield Autism Research Lab website ('see also' for a link to their webpages)