Dr Sue Winstanley

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort, University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 257 7808

E: swinstan@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/hls

Social Media: www.dmu.ac.uk/hls


Personal profile

Dr Sue Winstanley is:
  • Senior lecturer in Psychology and Health Psychology
  • Lead Admissions Tutor for the School of Applied Social Sciences
  • International development lead for Psychology
  • Admissions Tutor for MSc Health Psychology
  • Chartered Psychologist
  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
  • Chartered Scientist
  • STEM Ambassador for Psychology
  • NHS Ambassador for Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.

Research group affiliations


Publications and outputs 

Click here for a full listing of Sue Winstanley‘s publications and outputs.

Research interests/expertise

  • Stress & Coping
  • Test anxiety and academic stress
  • Effects of anxiety on cognition
  • Eating behaviour & obesity
  • Violence & Aggression in the workplace
  • Aggression toward health care staff in general hospitals
  • Interpersonal aspects of aggression toward health care staff
  • Aggression toward social workers

Areas of teaching

Module leader for postgraduate courses:

    • Theories & Perspectives in Health Psychology
    • Mind, Body & Health

Module Leader for undergraduate courses:

    • Violence & Aggressio
    • Stress, Coping & Health

Further teaching:

    • Abnormal Psycholog
    • Empirical Psycholog
    • Psychology in Contex
    • Psychology of Chronic Illness

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Member of the British Psychological Society
  • Member of the Division of Health Psychology - BPS

Current research students

Currently first supervisor of a PhD student working on ‘Early maladaptive cognitive schema as a predictor of post stroke depression’.

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