Ms Corina Weir
Ms Corina Weir

Ms Corina Weir

Chartered Health Psychologist (CPsychol, FHEA, MSc)

Teaching Fellow

About

2nd Floor
Health Sciences Building
Foresterhill
University of Aberdeen
AB25 2ZD

Biography

Corina is a Teaching Fellow in the Institute of Applied Health Sciences, British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist, HCPC registered Practitioner Health Psychologist and APA registered Psychologist. Prior to joining the Health Psychology group in August 2018, Corina worked in the NHS delivering psychological therapy to support self-management for adults with cystic fibrosis.

Corina's main research interests include global behavioural science, behaviour change interventions, self-management of chronic health conditions and dental health. Her projects largely utilise qualitative methods, including thematic analysis and interpretative phenomenological analysis. 

Recently, Corina has become Chief Investigator for qualitative and quantitative observational studies in Global Health, exploring methodological challenges in Behavioural Science research

 

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist

HCPC Practitioner Health Psychologist

Higher Education Academy Fellow

European Health Psychology Society Member

External Memberships

Behavioural Consultant - The Change Exchange Manchester University

Prizes and Awards

Best Postgraduate Taught Lecturer 2019/20 (University of Aberdeen Excellence Awards)

Awarded Student Development Grant in 2019

Research

Research Areas

Applied Health Sciences

Research Specialisms

  • Cultural Studies
  • Health Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Qualitative Psychology

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Teaching

Programmes

Teaching Responsibilities

Corina is involved in the delivery of the BPS-accredited MSc in Health Psychology, and contributes to postgraduate and undergraduate courses on other programmes in the Institute of Applied Health Sciences and Psychology Department. Corina also supervises MSc student research projects.

Corina is course coordinator for the following courses:

  • PU5027 - Fundamentals of Research Design
  • PU5916 - Rapid Research Project
  • PU5913 - Research Project in Applied Health Sciences
  • PU5045 - Extended Research Project