Dr Clare Glennan


Clare Glennan    Position: Lecturer
   School: Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
   E-mail: cglennan@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44(0)29 2020 5711
   Room No: D3.10


Module Leader

  • Outreach and Foundation Level: SSF3001 Introducing Psychology
  • UG: PSY 5006 Social Psychology 2
  • UG: PSY5002 Research and Stats

  • Social Psychology 1
  • Contemporary Issues 2 (Positive Psychology)
  • Undergraduate Supervision•BSc (Hons) Psychology: Developmental and Social Psychology


Published articles

  • Glennan, C. & Mercer, J. (2018) Incorporating a visual method into an interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) study: A practical guide. Qualitative Methods in Psychology Bulletin, Issue 25 (Spring 2018)
Conference Papers
  • British Psychological Society, Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Annual Conference 2012: The photograph speaks volumes: exploring the use of auto driven photo elicitation as a tool to enable communication between researcher and participant.
  • British Psychological Society Welsh Branch Conference Wrexham, 2015: Mature Students’ Experiential Accounts of the Influences of Past and Present Relational Social Processes When Entering Higher Education


Dr Clare Glennan is a Lecturer within the Department of Applied Psychology. At Undergraduate level her main teaching responsibilities are in areas related to Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Positive Psychology and Research and Statistics. Clare also teaches on the Foundation leading to BSc Social Sciences. She is a qualitative researcher with expertise in Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) and Visual methods.

Clare’s research interests lie in the areas of mature student engagement and well-being. She is committed to widening access and has recently developed an accredited module: Introduction to Psychology which she currently delivers in various Communities First Wales areas.

Clare is also working with Jenny Mercer and Deborah Clayton to explore healthy ageing and the role of socially engaging leisure activities.