Wincy has an academic background in psychology, focusing on health and learning development. Her research connects social cognitive and curriculum theories in promoting positive coping and resilience in educational contexts. She teaches research methods, quantitative psychology, educational psychology, and interdisciplinary subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and provides consultation on research designs and teaching and learning projects. She has also published her work in international, peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
At JMSC, Wincy manages to a series of research and training activities of the Public Health Communications Programme and contributes to the learning design of a Common Core Course about the press and the public. Before joining JMSC, Wincy had worked in various units in HKU, including the Department of Pathology, Faculty of Education, Centre for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, and Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, where she continues to serve as Honorary Fellow.