Dr Hanna is an experienced and highly skilled lecturer and trainer. She brings a background in psychology alongside
expertise in employability, pastoral student support and academic professional development. Dr Hanna has worked
across the undergraduate and postgraduate levels of education up to Masters level. She has successfully supervised
dissertations and projects on a wide variety of work related themes at undergraduate, masters and PhD levels.
Dr Hanna specialises in Qualitative methods. Her research background is in Discursive Psychology but she has also
taught and successfully supervised Phenomenological, Critical and Social Psychoanalytic methods in psychology,
education and business pathways at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Her background in quantitative
methods from her training as an Occupational Psychologist also supports her teaching of methods.
Dr Hanna was part of the team that researched and designed the innovation and nationally recognised scheme of dialogue for the
award of fellowship from the HEA. Bridget works as an accreditor and recognition expert for the Higher Education
Academy and was selected as an assessor on the prestigious National Teaching Fellowship Award across the UK.
Bridget has developed and implemented a variety of training programmes for staff including: leadership, getting
your fellowship alongside various bespoke training to suit institutional strategic development.
Additionally Bridget is a published author and has written many competency frameworks and specialist reports for
government and governmental agencies at UK wide level. Bridget is active in the psychological community and has
been on many national committees and advisory bodies. She holds several media consultancies and works regularly with BBC radio.
Dr Hanna also sits on several external committee's including the British Psychological Society's Scottish Branch