Claudia Lega

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2011 – BSc Psychology, University of Bologna (including one year at University of Valencia)

2014 – MSc Clinical Psychology, University of Bologna

2014 – Research Assistant, University of Warwick

2018 – Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education, Staffordshire University

2020 – Lecturer in Psychology, University of Lincoln

2022 – PhD Psychology, Staffordshire University (to be awarded)



Research Interests

  • Health and well-being promotion
  • Stress as measured by psychological and physiological indices (e.g., hair cortisol)
  • Cognitive performance and cognitive load (cognitive tasks, heart rate, eye pupil size)
  • Older adults


Teaching Developmental Psychology, Research Methods, Professional Ethics in Clinical Psychology

Personal tutoring of BSc and MSc students

Tutor for Work Related Learning (Work Placement)

Supervision of BSc and MSc students

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.