Lucy is currently a third year PhD researcher at Manchester Metropolitan University, in the department of psychology. Her PhD work investigates an appearance-based intervention for smoking in women, utilising both self-report and physiological data in order to explore a tailored approach to smoking cessation. She received a vice-chancellor scholarship in 2017 to complete her PhD research. She previously received a first class BSc in psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she received an exemplary researcher award for her personal and ongoing research within the department. Her research interests include behaviour change interventions, smoking cessation and stress.