Dr Susan Wilbraham


University of Cumbria                                                                                     

Job Title

Programme Leader MSc Applied Social Science & BSc, MSc and PhD Supervisor                                                                 

Dr Sue Wilbraham



Dr Sue Wilbraham is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Psychology at the University of Cumbria. A member of the British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology, her research interests focus on stress and wellbeing in higher education.  Her research seeks to identify challenges and promote best practice in the ways universities support mental health and wellbeing for staff and students. 

Jones, E., Priestley, M., Brewster, L., Wilbraham, S. J., Hughes, G., & Spanner, L. (2020). Student wellbeing and assessment in higher education: the balancing act. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2020.1782344

Wilbraham, S. J., Qualter, P., & Roy, M. P. (2018). Emotional intelligence and cortisol responses: Can laboratory findings be replicated in classrooms and using other EI measures?. Personality and Individual Differences, 120, 58-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.08.021

Caldwell, E. F., & Wilbraham, S. J. (2018). Hairdressing in space: Depiction of gender in science books for children. Journal of Science & Popular Culture, 1(2), 101-118.  https://doi.org/10.1386/jspc.1.2.101_1