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Catherine Day

Dr Catherine Day BSc, PhD, PGCert

Senior Lecturer In Psychology


Catherine joined Sheffield Hallam as lecturer in individual differences in 2009, shortly after completing my PhD in personality, eating behaviour and taste preference. Since then she has held various roles including level five (second year) tutor for the BSc Psychology course and now course leader.

  • About

    She has been course leader for BSc Psychology for just over two years. Her teaching profile has included undergraduate and postgraduate modules in personality, intelligence, academic development, psychometrics and animal psychology.

    Her research interests focus on individual differences in eating behaviour, and also include drinking and exercise behaviour.

    She is also interested in predictors of student satisfaction and is currently involved in a project examining the psychological factors behind student responses on the National Student Survey.

    She is a Member of the British Psychological Society, a Member of the Division of Health Psychology, a Member of the British Society for the Psychology of Individual Differences and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

    Specialist Areas

    Animal Psychology
    Research and Scholarly Activities
    Taste Preference
    Eating and Drinking Behavior
    Compensatory Behavior
    Student Satisfaction and Wellbeing

  • Teaching

    Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics

    Social Sciences and Arts


    BSc Psychology.

  • Publications

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