Position: Lecturer in Psychology (0.4)
School: Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Telephone: +44(0)29 2041 6893
Room No: D3.12
- Research Methods
- Psychological Literacy
- Contemporary Issues in Psychology
- Biopsychosocial Issues in Health Psychology
Personal Supervisor for:
- Level 5 Work, Volunteering and Applied Psychology on the BSc Psychology (hons) degree
- Undergraduate dissertations at level 6 on the BSc Psychology (hons) degree
- Postgraduate dissertations on Biopsychosocial Issues in Health Psychology at MSc level
Module Leader on:
- Social Psychology on the BSc Psychology (hons) degree at level 4
- Key Skills in Social Sciences on the Foundation Leading to
BSc/BA in Social Sciences Course
- Hobbis, S. (2012). Adjusting to retirement: Changing views of
normality. Cardiff Metropolitan University. PhD Thesis.
- Hobbis, S., Thirlaway, K., Sanders, L. & Hendry, L. (2011).
Retirement and lifestyle behaviours: A thematic analysis of a pilot
study. Health Psychology Update, 20 (2), 2 - 8.
Dr Shirley Hobbis was awarded a PhD from Cardiff Metropolitan University where she did her undergraduate degree. Previously she taught in the field of Education at both Primary and Secondary levels.
She has a research interest in the Psychology of Ageing from both a health and a developmental perspective. Her PhD was entitled ‘Adjusting to retirement: Changing views of normality’ which took a mixed methods approach.
Shirley currently teaches on Research Methods, Psychological Literacy, Contemporary Issues in Psychology and Biopsychosocial Issues in Health Psychology.