Hannah is a Senior Researcher in the Children and Families team at NatCen. Since joining NatCen she has worked on a variety of quantitative and qualitative projects across the Policy Research Centre. Some of the topics she has worked on include the barriers to legal education; access to the natural environment; criminal’s perceptions of risk and benefits; and the harms of extremism. Hannah currently leads several projects in the Children and Families team.
At NatCen Hannah has taken part in the whole research process including writing proposals, designing research materials; screening and recruiting participants; conducting in-depth interviews; running focus groups; leading analysis and reporting and presenting findings to a wide audience. She also teaches on NatCen’s internal and external courses including: ‘Framework in Nvivo’ and ‘Introduction to qualitative analysis.’
Prior to working at NatCen Hannah worked as a research intern at Freedom from Torture. In this role she contributed to a number of research projects including Proving Torture, a report which analysed the treatment of torture survivors’ asylum cases by the UKBA; and a qualitative research project that considered how torture survivors understand rehabilitation.
During her master's degree Hannah worked for the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Essex where she researched policy approaches to Disaggregated Data, and access to adequate housing among Roma communities.
Hannah has a Master's in Human Rights from the University of Essex and B.A. in History from the University of Oxford.