Grad Dip Ed (Tertiary Teaching), BPsych (Hons), PhD (James Cook University)
I am interested in all aspects of ageing but in particular, generativity, community involvement and aspects of older men's ageing.
Shaw, R. (2020). Ageing in prison: Implications for inmates and corrections. In P. Birch & L. A. Sicard (Eds.), Prisons and community corrections: Critical issues and emerging controversies (pp. 130 – 142). Routledge.
Shaw, R. (2019). Religion and spirituality: Older inmates. In D. Gu & M. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of gerontology and population ageing. Springer, Cham. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_147-1
Shaw, R., & Stevens, B. (2019). Religion and spirituality in end of life care. In D. Gu & M. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of gerontology and population ageing. Springer, Cham. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_150-1
Lodge, J. M., O’Connor, E. L., Shaw, R., & Burton, L (2015). Applying the cognitive science of critical thinking to higher education. In M. Davies, R. Barnett and R. H. Ennis (Eds.), Critical Thinking in Higher Education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Cameron, A., Stevens, B., Shaw, R., Bewert, P., Salt, M., & Ma, J. (2019). Towards a ‘social anthropology’ of end of life moral deliberation: A study of Australian Salvation Army Officers. Studies in Christian Ethics, 33(3), 299 - 317. https://doi.org/10.1177/0953946819847996
Hannaford, S., Shaw, R., & Walker, R. (2019). Older adults’ perceptions of psychotherapy: What is it and who is responsible? Australian Psychologist. DOI: 10.111/AP.12360.
Shaw, R., Stevens, B., Paget, J., & Snoyman, P. (2019). Ageing in corrective services: from the perspective of prison chaplains. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2018.1483275
Shaw, R., Stevens, B., Bewert, P., & Salt, M. (2018). Differential influences of the facets of the WHOQOL-SRPB on Salvation Army Officers quality of life. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 8(1), 65 – 76. DOI: 10.1080/20440243.2018.1431174
Stevens, B., Shaw, R., Bewert, P., Salt, M., & Ma, J. (2017). Unique needs: Salvation Army Officers in retirement and end-of-life care. Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 30(1), 63 – 77. DOI: 10.1080/15528030.2017.1344178
Stevens, B., Shaw, R., Bewert, P., Salt, M., Alexander, R., & Loo Gee, B. (2018). A Systematic Review of Aged Care Interventions for Older Prisoners. Australasian Journal of Ageing, 37, 34 – 42. DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12484
Shaw, R., & Langman, M. (2017). Perceptions of being old and the ageing process. Ageing International, 42, 115 – 135. doi:10.1007/s12126-017-9279-5
Shaw, R., Gullifer, J., & Woods, K. (2016). Religion and spirituality: A qualitative study of older adults. Ageing International, 41(3), 311 - 330. DOI: 10.1007/s12126-016-9245-7
Shaw, R. M., Gullifer, J., & Shaw R. (2014). “I think it’s a communal thing”: Men’s friendships in later life. Journal of Men’s Studies, 21, 75 – 81.
Powers, N., Gullifer, J., & Shaw, R. (2014). When the treatment stops: a qualitative study of women’s experiences post acute treatment for breast cancer. Journal of Health Psychology, 1 – 12.
Shaw, R., Greig, J., Bone, Z., & Morrison, M. (2010). Mapping the Funding and Communication Practices of Aged Care Services in a Regional Australian Community. Rural Society, 21, 75-81.
Shaw, R. M., Helmes, E., & Mitchell, D. (2006). Age-related changes in visual, spatial, and verbal memory. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 25, 14 – 19.
Shaw, R. M., Helmes, E., & Mitchell, D. (2004). Age-related changes in visual, spatial, and verbal memory. Brain Impairment, 5 (Supplement), 85.
Alexander, R., Stevens, B., & Shaw, R. (2017). Aged care interventions in prisons to promote healthy ageing in older inmates: protocol for a systematic review. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016037825 Available from http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016037825
Conference papers (published)
Shaw, R., & Turner, J. (2008). Interference in Visual Memory for Abstract Stimuli and Everyday Objects. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual APS Conference, 279 – 282.
Shaw, R. M. (2004). Changes in the organisation of working memory processes across the adult lifespan: Behavioural and electrophysiological evidence. In M. Underwood & K. Suridge (Eds.), Australasian Centre on Ageing ERA 2004 Conference Papers. Brisbane: The University of Queensland.
Shaw, R., & Relf, S. (2011). Bachelor of Psychology CSU Degree Initiative Pilot Report. Charles Sturt University.
Shaw, R., Sappey, J., & Gullifer J. (2010). Submission to the Productivity Commission: Caring for older Australians. Australian Government Productivity Commission. http://www.pc.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/100916/sub121.pdf
Shaw, R., Stevens, B., Paget, J., & Snoyman, P. (2018). Ageing in Corrective Services: From the Perspective of Prison Chaplains. Hawaii University International Conferences, 2018, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Shaw, R., Gullifer, J., & Woods, K. (2014). Religion and spirituality: A qualitative study of older adults. Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies (CAPS) National Conference, 2014, Canberra, Australia.
Shaw, R., Buckingham, R., & Baker, G. (2011). The relationships between visuo-spatial working memory, short-term memory and personality. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory, York, England.
Shaw, R, Gullifer, J., & Shaw, R. (2011). Friends, mates and comrades: exploring older men’s friendships. Paper presented at the 46th Annual Australian Psychological Society Conference.
Shaw, R. (2009). Interference and Visual Memory for Abstract and Pictorial Stimuli: The Effects of Articulatory Suppression and Spatial Tapping. Poster presented at the 16th European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP) Conference, Krakow, Poland.
Shaw, R., & Turner, J. (2008). Interference in Visual Memory for Abstract Stimuli and Everyday Objects. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual APS Conference, Hobart, Australia.
Shaw, R. M., Helmes, E., & Mitchell, D. (2007). Age-related differences in visual and spatial memory: The role of processing speed. Poster presented at the 20th Cognitive Aging Conference: Down Under, Adelaide, Australia.
Shaw, R. M., Helmes, E., & Mitchell, D. (2006). The contribution of age to verbal, visual, and spatial working memory performance: The same or different? Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Memory, Sydney, Australia.
Mitchell, D. A., & Shaw, R. M. (2006). Central executive involvement with the visuo-spatial sketchpad. Poster presented at the 4th International Conference on Memory, Sydney, Australia.
Shaw, R. (2008). Population Ageing and the Psychological Impact of Financial Stress. Public lecture for Rotary Cowra, NSW.
Shaw, R. (2007). Psychological impact of financial stress on older adults. Paper presented at the 2007 Financial Counsellors of New South Wales Conference,