Christine McKnight

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   School: Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
   ​Telephone​: +44(0)29 2041 5975
   Room No: D3.15


Module Leader
  • Qualitative Research Methods Level 7
  • Qualitative Research Methods Level 5

  • Evidenced Based Practice Level 7
  • Health Psychology and The Health Psychologist Level 7 – Professional Practice in Sexual Health
  • Contemporary Issues Level 6 – Climate Psychology
  • Health Psychology and Wellbeing Level 5 – Sexual Health across the Lifespan
  • Introduction to Psychology Foundation Level – Introduction to Health Psychology

Undergraduate Supervision
  • BSc Psychology – Qualitative Research Methods

Masters Supervision
  • MSc Health Psychology – Qualitative Research Methods
  • MSc Forensic Psychology – Qualitative Research Methods


  • Meyrick, J & McKnight, C (2021) What is the experience of women using abortion services more than once and the staff that care for them?
  • Meyrick, J & McKnight, C (2021) What is the experience of women who return for abortion care and the staff who care for them. Researching Sexual Health - conversations with researchers and experts.
  • McKnight, C. (2019) The experiences of women who request multiple abortions and the staff who provide them. Presented at Wales Abortion Care Network Conference. Cardiff: 18/11/2019
  • McKnight, C. (2019) Written Evidence DVA0069. House of Commons Home Affairs Committee on Domestic Violence.
  • McKnight, C. (2018) Multiple Abortions: The experiences of women who request them and the staff who provide them. Presented at 13th FIAPAC Conference: Nantes
  • McKnight, C. & Meyrick, J. (2018) The experiences of women and staff in repeat abortion care. Poster presented at ABUHB R&D Conference: Newport
  • McKnight, C. & Meyrick, J. (2018) Multiple abortions and the women who request them – A thematic analysis. Poster presented at PHW Conference: Cardiff
  • Roderique-Davies, G., McKnight, C., John, B., Faulkner, S., & Lancastle, D. (2016). Models of health behaviour predict intention to use long-acting reversible contraception. Women’s Health, 12(6), 507–512.
  • McKnight, C., Roderique-Davies, G., John, B., Lancastle, D., & Faulkner, S. (2014) Why aren’t more women LARCing around? Testing the predictive validity of the Theory of Planned Behaviour and the Health Belief Model in women’s intentions to use Long-Acting Reversible Contraception. Poster presented at BPS Postgraduate Conference: Luton
  • Pathway to Portfolio Funding (2019) Health & Care Research Wales £11, 856.40


Christine is a Chartered Health Psychologist registered with the HCPC and a full member of the BPS. Christine began teaching at Cardiff Metropolitan University in December 2021. She previously worked in the NHS in a specialist sexual health service.

Christine’s research interests include abortion care, health service utilisation post sexual assault, access to services for sex workers, contraception use/non use in women who have long term conditions and period poverty.