Meet our core team here. Find out more about the brilliant people we are lucky to work with both in the SMRC - Research Fellows and PhD students - and throughout the University and beyond - Collaborators - by clicking on the links below.

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Professor Sue Fletcher-Watson

Director of the Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre

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Sue is a developmental pschologist and Professor of developmental psychology. She became Director of the Centre in 2019. Sue is interested in how children develop and learn, and in particular in cases where this follows an unusual trajectory. In her own research Sue has a particular focus on Autism. 

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Sue Davidson

Research Co-ordinator and Centre Manager

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Dr Catherine Crompton

Principal Investigator

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Catherine is a neuropsychologist and Chancellor's Fellow. Her research explores the different ways that neurodivergent people communicate, and how this relates to wellbeing. She is particularly interested in peer support and community-based participatory research. 

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Dinah Aitken

Dinah is Head of Outreach at our partner charity, Salvesen Mindroom Centre. She is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh, and a qualified solicitor. Outside of the legal profession, Dinah has extensive experience of working in the third and public sectors to address disability, neurodiversity, and inclusion.

Meet our Research Fellows and PhD students, past and present.

Meet our collaborators from across the University of Edinburgh and beyond.