Awards

Highly commended in the “Public Engagement with Research Rising Star Award” category.

Tri-Campus Awards 2021, University of Nottingham Researcher Academy, May 2021

I was thrilled to be highly commended in the “Public Engagement with Research Rising Star Award” category at the international Tri-Campus Awards 2021. I was praised for my involvement in numerous knowledge transfer activities, such as co-hosting a webinar on “Understanding and supporting research into tics and Tourettes Syndrome” in association with Tourettes Action and helping to create a video to inspire young girls to get involved in STEM as part of the “Inspiring Women in STEM” project run by the School of Engineering. 

“Hannah is deeply committed to public engagement. She throws herself wholeheartedly into every public engagement activity that she comes across. She has a strong passion for sharing her love of science and her research with the wider public which is clearly evident in every talk that she gives.”

– Award nomination, Tri-campus awards 2021

Highly commended in the “Postgraduate Teaching Award” category.

Tri-Campus Awards 2021, University of Nottingham Researcher Academy, May 2021

I was thrilled to be highly commended in the “Postgraduate Teaching Award” category at the international Tri-Campus Awards 2021. I was praised for proactively implementing an online virtual reality platform to enhance students’ engagement during online seminar classes.

“Hannah has risen to the challenge of teaching students from a variety of disciplines and teaching online extremely well. She plans her sessions very carefully and is a reflexive teacher learning both from her practice and the wider pedagogical literature”.

– Award nomination, Tri-campus awards 2021

Laboratory Demonstrator of the Year Award (2nd place)

School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, December 2020

I was thrilled to receive the Laboratory Demonstrator of the Year Award 2nd place prize for my dedication to my role as a laboratory demonstrator at the School of Psychology.


1+3 ESRC-funded PhD Studentship

Economic and Social Research Council, 2018

During the final year of my undergraduate degree, I designed a research proposal for a PhD project investigating the development of sense of agency across adolescence. After submitting my proposal to the Economic and Social Research Council, I was awarded a 1+3 ESRC-funded PhD Studentship. With this award, I have completed a funded master’s degree in Social Science Research and I am now completing a PhD in Psychology.


Highest Graduating Student Award

University of Nottingham, June 2018

I was honoured to receive this award for graduating with the highest average overall grade amongst all ~240 undergraduate psychology students in my cohort at the University of Nottingham. In addition, I also achieved the highest average overall grade every year of my undergraduate degree.


Undergraduate Prize

British Psychological Society (BPS), June 2018

I was thrilled to be awarded the Undergraduate Prize from the British Psychological Society for achieving the highest average overall grade amongst all undergraduate psychology students at the University of Nottingham.


Nottingham Advantage Award

University of Nottingham, June 2018

I was overjoyed to receive the Nottingham Advantage Award during my undergraduate degree. I received this award for my innovation in developing an online, interactive resource to help students understand the core concepts of biological psychology, my dedication to my role as a peer mentor to first and second year undergraduate students in psychology, and my demonstration of impeccable employability skills.


Union Prize

University of Nottingham Students’ Union, 2017

I was awarded the Union Prize for my significant contribution to improving the welfare and academic life of students during my role as an Education Representative. During this role, I managed a group of course representatives within the school of psychology. I organised and chaired meetings between course representatives and senior staff and consistently negotiated in the interests of student welfare. Through my hard work, we were able to improve the way that changes that the staff make in response to the Student Evaluation of Module (SEM) surveys is fed back to students.


Students as Change Agents Award

University of Nottingham, 2017

I received an award from the University of Nottingham Students’ Union for founding Psychology and Neuroscience 101. Psychology and Neuroscience 101 is an interactive online learning resource designed to engage students with biological psychology and neuroscience. In the first year of the project, I managed a team of writers and wrote material for the website myself. I also designed the appearance of the website, maintained the website and ran various social media pages associated with the website. The website is still active today. It has gained many positive reviews from students and staff alike. It has also become popular with members of the general public who wish to learn more about psychology and neuroscience.


Gold Leadership Award

University of Nottingham Students’ Union, 2016

I was awarded the Gold Leadership Award for my role as an Education Representative. During this role, I supervised the activity of a group of course representatives within the school of psychology.


Volunteering Award

University of Nottingham Students’ Union, 2016

I received an award from the University of Nottingham Students’ Union for my involvement within the Supporting Young Minds, volunteering group. Supporting Young Minds is a student-led volunteering group that aims to educate primary school children about the importance of mental health. I regularly designed and delivered classroom-based activity sessions for students aged 7-9 years-old. The sessions focused on topics such as, ‘body confidence’ and ‘celebrating what makes us unique’. I went on to serve as publicity offer, treasurer, and vice president for the group.