Dr Niki Giatras


I studied Psychology and Sociology at Deree College, The American College of Greece. I received my MSc in Business Psychology from the University of Westminster and my PhD in Exercise and Mental Health from the University of Bristol. Before joining Kingston University, I conducted research at Cass Business School, City University London, St Georges University of London and the University of Bristol.

I am a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist, Associate Fellow and a member of the following divisions: Occupational Psychology, Health Psychology and the Psychology of Sexualities section.

I am also a qualified Mental Health First Aid Instructor with MHFA England. 

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer in Occupational Psychology


  • BA Psychology and Sociology
  • MSc Business Psychology
  • PhD Exercise and Health Sciences
  • CPsychol AFBPsS Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow British Psychological Society
  • FHEA Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching and learning


My main areas of interest are employee health and well-being in the workplace.

Research student supervision


Number of items: 10.


Giatras, Nikoletta, Wanninkhof, Elisabeth, Leontowitsch, Miranda, Lewis, Beth, Taylor, Adrian, Cooper, Sue and Ussher, Michael (2017) Lessons learned from the London Exercise and Pregnant (LEAP) Smokers randomised controlled trial process evaluation : implications for the design of physical activity for smoking cessation interventions during pregnancy. BMC Public Health, 17, p. 85. ISSN (online) 1471-2458

Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene, Abraham, Elisabeth, Goulding, Lucy, Giatras, Nikoletta, Edwards, Christine, Gillard, Steve and Hollins, Sheila (2016) Role confusion as a barrier to effective carer involvement for people with intellectual disabilities in acute hospitals : findings from a mixed-method study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(11), pp. 2907-2922. ISSN (print) 0309-2402

Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene, Goulding, Lucy, Gordon, Vanessa, Abraham, Elisabeth, Giatras, Nikoletta, Edwards, Christine, Gillard, Steve and Hollins, Sheila (2014) The challenges in monitoring and preventing patient safety incidents for people with intellectual disabilities in NHS acute hospitals : evidence from a mixed-methods study. BMC Health Services Research, 14(432), ISSN (online) 1472-6963

Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene, Goulding, Lucy, Giatras, Nikoletta, Abraham, Elisabeth, Gillard, Steve, White, Sarah, Edwards, Christine and Hollins, Sheila (2014) The barriers to and enablers of providing reasonably adjusted health services to people with intellectual disabilities in acute hospitals: evidence from a mixed-methods study. BMJ Open, 4(4), e004606. ISSN (online) 2044-6055

Tuffrey-Wijne, I., Giatras, N., Goulding, L., Abraham, E., Fenwick, L., Edwards, C. and Hollins, S. (2013) Identifying the factors affecting the implementation of strategies to promote a safer environment for patients with learning disabilities in NHS hospitals: a mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 1(13), ISSN (print) 2050-4349

Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene, Giatras, Nikoletta, Butler, Gary, Cresswell, Amanda, Manners, Paula and Bernal, Jane (2013) Developing guidelines for disclosure or non-disclosure of bad news around life-limiting illness and death to people with intellectual disabilities. Journal Of Applied Research In Intellectual Disabilities, 26(3), pp. 231-242. ISSN (print) 1360-2322

Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene, Giatras, Nikoletta, Butler, Gary and Cresswell, Amanda (2012) People with intellectual disabilities who are affected by a relative or friend with cancer: a qualitative study exploring experiences and support needs. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 16(5), pp. 512-519. ISSN (print) 1462-3889

Butler, Gary, Cresswell, Amanda, Giatras, Nikoletta and Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene (2012) Doing it together (DM Special Issue). British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 40(2), pp. 134-142. ISSN (print) 1354-4187

Conference or Workshop Item

Wolfram, Hans-Joachim and Giatras, Niki (2024) Gender harassment at work and impaired work-related well-being : the moderating effects of gender identity centrality and gender. In: Division of Occupational Psychology Conference : The Value We Bring; 15-17 May 2024, Sheffield, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Paolillo, Anna, Giatras, Niki, Kremis, Adam and Mangalore Harish, Shravya (2023) Addressing the postgraduate attainment gap : a research intervention on predictors of academic achievement and peer tutoring. In: The European Conference on Education (ECE2023); 13-17 Jul 2023, London, U.K..

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