Dr. Clare Edge

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

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Current positions

Lecturer in Psychology


Dr Clare Edge is a Lecturer in Psychology at University of Salford. She previously taught at Manchester Metropolitan University (2017) and University of Salford (2013-2018) across a number of Psychology and Public Health related areas at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her professional background prior to starting her academic journey (2006-2013) was within the charity and voluntary sector. Clare held a number of roles that primarily involved coordinating projects and campaigns on a national and regional basis. These range from mental ill health service evaluation projects to mentoring projects led by young people.

Clare holds a BSc Psychology, an MSc Community Psychology and a PhD, and is a Member of the British Psychological Society. Her doctoral research explored ageing in the workplace. This looked at health and wellbeing from a number of psychological and public health perspectives. Clare has a broad range of research interests, but the main topics she is interested in well-being, inequalities, and ageing.

Areas of research

Wellbeing, Workplace Wellbeing, Ageing, Life course inequality


  • Further Research Methods
  • Social Psychology
  • Global Psychology
  • Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Wellbeing
  • Ageing
  • Life course inequality

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BSc Psychology (1st)
  • MSc Community Psychology
  • PhD
  • MBPsS and Division of Community
  • Psychology


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • British Psychological Society