Dr Shirley Hobbis

 

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   Position: Lecturer in Psychology (0.4)
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences
   E-mail: shobbis@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44(0)29 2041 6893
   Room No: D3.12


Teaching

Teaching

  • Research Methods
  • Psychological Literacy
  • Contemporary Issues in Psychology
  • Biopsychosocial Issues in Health Psychology

Undergraduate Supervision
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 Supervision
  • Postgraduate dissertations on Biopsychosocial Issues in Health Psychology at MSc level

Previous Teaching
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

Publications

  • 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.

Profile

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.

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