Hannah is an internationally-acclaimed neuroscientist with a background in neuropsychiatry. Best known for demystifying the human brain on regular radio, TV, and festival platforms.
She regularly appears on the BBC TV and radio, most recently as science presenter in Family Brain Games with Dara Ó Briain. Her book on Consciousness: A Ladybird Expert Guide, was published with Penguin in 2018, whilst The Science of Fate, published with Hodder in May, 2019, made The Sunday Times Bestseller list.
In 2019 Hannah was named by Nature as one of Cambridge University's 'Rising Stars in Life Sciences'. She was recognized as a 'Top 100 UK scientist' by the Science Council in 2014 and one of Cambridge University's most ‘inspirational and successful women in science’. Hannah’s choice of career stemmed from working as a nursing assistant at St. Andrews Psychiatric Hospital.