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Dr Hannah Hesselgreaves

Associate Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Hannah joined Northumbria University as an Associate Professor in 2018. She is the Enterprise and Engagement Lead for the Department of Leadership and HRM, and Programme Lead for the MSc Leadership and Management.

Hannah’s research interests are at the intersections of human resource development (HRD) and healthcare. Specifically, she has developed a portfolio of work in the areas of learning transfer (and the evaluation of outcomes), job quality, and employee wellbeing, applying a range of methodologies. Her research is aimed at informing policy and practice in the workplace.

Hannah completed her PhD at the University of Strathclyde in 2007. Before coming to Northumbria University, she was a Senior Research Associate in the School of Medical Education at Newcastle University, Associate Director of the Centre for Medical Education Research at Durham, Research Associate with Liverpool University, and NHS Education for Scotland. Hannah also founded her own research company and has driven many research and consultancy projects commissioned across the public sector.

Campus Address

CCE1 (Room 009c)
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Leadership of Integrated Health and Social Care Services, Elliott, I., Sinclair, C., Hesselgreaves, H. 1 May 2020, In: Scottish Affairs
  • Responding to Complexity in Public Services, Lowe, T., French, M., Hawkins, M., Hesselgreaves, H., Wilson, R. 28 Sep 2020, In: Public Money and Management
  • Evaluation of GMC Welcome to UK Practice, Kehoe, A., Rothwell, C., Hesselgreaves, H., Carter, M., Illing, J. 26 Jul 2019
  • How Does the Education and Training of Health and Social Care Staff Transfer to Practice and Benefit Patients? A Realist Approach, Illing, J., Corbett, S., Kehoe, A., Carter, M., Hesselgreaves, H., Crampton, P., Sawdon, M., Swamy, M., Finn, G., Medford, W., Ikah, D., Rothwell, C., Swan, L., Page, G., McLachlan, J., Tiffin, P. Feb 2019
  • The Development of an Online Standalone Cognitive Hazard Training for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Isreb, S., Attwood, S., Hesselgreaves, H., McLachlan, J., Illing, J. 23 Sep 2019, In: Journal of Surgical Education
  • The clinical effectiveness of individual behaviour change interventions to reduce risky sexual behaviour after a negative human immunodeficiency virus test in men who have sex with men: systematic and realist reviews and intervention development, Flowers, P., Wu, O., Lorimer, K., Ahmed, B., Hesselgreaves, H., Macdonald, J., Cayless, S., Hutchinson, S., Elliott, L., Sullivan, A., Clutterbuck, D., Rayment, M., Mcdaid, L. 1 Feb 2017, In: Health Technology Assessment
  • Predictive validity of the UKCAT for medical school undergraduate performance, Tiffin, P., Mwandigha, L., Paton, L., Hesselgreaves, H., Mclachlan, J., Finn, G., Kasim, A. 1 Dec 2016, In: BMC Medicine
  • Measuring professionalism as a multi-dimensional construct, Carter, M., Hesselgreaves, H., Rothwell, C., Crampton, P., Burford, B., Mclachlan, J., Illing, J. Oct 2015
  • ADRIC: Adverse Drug Reactions In Children – a programme of research using mixed methods, Smyth, R., Peak, M., Turner, M., Nunn, A., Williamson, P., Young, B., Arnott, J., Bellis, J., Bird, K., Bracken, L., Conroy, E., Cresswell, L., Duncan, J., Gallagher, R., Gargon, E., Hesselgreaves, H., Kirkham, J., Mannix, H., Smyth, R., Thiesen, S., Pirmohamed, M. Jun 2014, In: Programme Grants for Applied Research

PGR Supervision

  • Mary Bell Start: 01/10/2019
  • Mary Bell Start: 01/10/2019
  • Annie Topping Start: 01/10/2019


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