Dr Claudia Lega


Educational Background
2011 – BSc Psychology, University of Bologna (with one year at the University of Valencia)
2014 – MSc Clinical Psychology, University of Bologna
2018 – Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education, Staffordshire University
2022 – PhD Psychology, Staffordshire University

Previous Employment
2014 – Trainee Psychologist, Hospital of Cesena
2014 – Research Assistant, University of Warwick
2020 – Lecturer in Psychology, University of Lincoln


Research Interests

  • Health promotion and inequalities
  • Older adults well-being
  • Stress in healthcare professionals


Health Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Research Methods

Membership of Professional Organisations

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Conferences and Other Research Activity

 2018 – Nature Connections Conference, University of Derby


Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Lega, C., Gidlow, C., Jones, M., Ellis, N. and Hurst, G., 2021. The relationship between surrounding greenness, stress and memory. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 59, p.126974.