Dr Maxine Sharps

Job: Lecturer in Psychology

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

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

T: 0116 207 8262

E: maxine.sharps@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Maxine Sharps is a social and health psychologist. Her main interests and expertise are in social influence on children's eating behaviour and the impact of nudges as a way of improving children's eating behaviour. She is particularly interested in finding novel ways to increase children's fruit and vegetable consumption. Maxine is also interested in improving children's physical activity.

Research group affiliations

Institute for Psychological Science


  • PhD Psychology, University of Liverpool (2013-2016)
  • MSc Health Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University (2009-2010)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Liverpool (2005-2008)

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