She has a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Lisbon and the University of Coimbra and has been a Guest Assistant Professor at FCH-UCP since 2017. In 2013 she was a visiting researcher at NLA University College Bergen (Norway).  Researcher at the Catolica Research Centre for Psychological, Family and Social Wellbeing, currently coordinates the project Ser Casal (On being a couple) and integrates the project Ligação (Link) - Prevention of contagion by COVID-19 and promotion of mental health among the elderly through the promotion of the digital link between grandparents and grandchildren. Her main research areas are wellbeing and human relations, namely couple relations, dedicating herself primarily to the study of factors that promote the adjusted individual functioning and healthy and mutually satisfactory love relationships. She has been publishing in these areas in international journals.

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Família e escola: Perspetivas sobre a utilização de meios tecnológicos e segurança

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Ana Margarida Veiga Simão). 2017. Revista de Estudios e Investigación en Psicología y Educación
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The retrospective experience of climate in the family-of-origin and dyadic coping in couple relationships: pathways to dyadic adjustment

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Costa-Ramalho, S.). 2017. Journal of Family Studies
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Estudo de Validação do Questionário de Coping Conjugal Prospetivo e do seu Valor Preditivo no Bem-estar Pessoal e no Ajustamento Diádico

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Susana Costa-Ramalho). 2016. Revista Iberoamericana de Diagnóstico y Evaluación - e Avaliação Psicológica
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Validation study of the prospective conjugal coping questionnaire and its predictive value in personal well-being and dyadic adjustment | Estudo de Validação do Questionário de Coping Conjugal Prospetivo e do seu Valor Preditivo no Bem-estar Pesso...

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Costa-Ramalho, S.). 2016. Revista Iberoamericana de Diagnostico y Evaluacion Psicologica
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Commitment in Different Relationships Statuses: Validation Study of the Personal Commitment Scale

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Ana Pego Monteiro). 2015. The Spanish Journal of Psychology
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Savoring positive events in couple life: Impacts on relationship quality and dyadic adjustment

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Susana Costa-Ramalho). 2015. Family Science