Katie attended the University of Essex where she achieved a first class undergraduate degree in Psychology (2015-2018). Katie then completed her master’s degree in health psychology at the University of Nottingham, where her research project focused on the types of social support that are requested in online support groups for individuals with HIV/AIDS.
After working as a research assistant at the University of Nottingham, Katie joined Loughborough University as a PGTA in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences in 2023. Alongside this, Katie is conducting doctoral research into promoting healthy lifestyles for individuals with long-term health conditions.
Katie’s main research interests are around long-term health conditions and how individuals can be supported to manage these and live healthy lives.