Dr Zoe Palfreyman

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.

T: +44 (0)116 257 7881

E: zpalfreyman@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/appliedsocialsciences


Research group affiliations

Mary Seacole Research Centre (MSRC)

Institution of Psychology Science (IPS)

Areas of teaching

Lifespan Development

Cross-cultural/Culural Psychology

Health Psychology

Psychology of Eating Behaviours

Statistics and research methods 


Bsc in Psychology, Loughborough University, UK

PhD in Developmental Psychology, Loughborough University, UK

Postgraduate certificate in Higher Education, De Montfort University, UK

Feloow of HEA, De Montfort University, UK

Courses taught

Developmental Psychology 

Psychology and Culture: Global Issues and International Perspectives

Psychology of Eating Behaviour

Health Psychology in Theory and Contemporary Practice

Research Methods

Current research students

Janis Chen Intercultural communication in Psychiatric Diagnosis & Psychiatric Consultations in Leicester, uk, 2nd Supervisor

Sinead Yau Parental Mealtimes Emotions and Children's Eating Behaviours, 1st Supervisor

Sophie McQuoid Children’s cognitive evaluations, decision-making, and parental, peer, and sibling influence on willingness to try fruits and vegetables, 2nd Supervisor

Case studies

·The Sensory Play Toolkit for Parents and Professionals: A Game-Based Intervention to Increase Food Acceptance in Picky Eaters ·Helen Coulthard, Vicki Aldridge, Iain Williamson, Zoe Palfreyman