By: Presented by Nicola Davis and produced by Max Sanderson | Cross Section: Uta Frith – Science Weekly podcast | Neuroscience | The Guardian
In a career that spans almost five decades, Uta Frith, now an emeritus professor of cognitive development at University College London, and chair of the Diversity Committee at the Royal Society, is a name synonymous with the leaps and bounds seen in recent research into autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. But what has kept her passionate throughout her long career? What is she most excited about when it comes to the future of autism research? And how important are mentors like Uta within the field of science?