Dr Hannah Wilson

Liverpool Business School

Hannah is DBA Programme Manager and Senior Lecturer in Research Methods in Business in the School of Doctoral Management Studies. Hannah's research is primarily orientated within the field of work psychology but taking a multi-disciplinary approach to her research combining concepts from organisational psychology, environmental psychology, workplace and the built environment.

There are three strands to her expertise work psychology, workplace strategy and pedagogy, which are fundamentally related to adaptations that can be made to improve individuals experiences and health within the work environment. Some of her current projects are; examining productive workplaces; workplace communities and wellbeing; and reflective practice and action learning on DBA programmes.

She also has an expertise in research methods teaching, specifically mixed methods and innovative methods, with experience in conducting research utilising both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Hannah would welcome connections with those with overlapping interests, from both academia or industry.

Editorial/letter to the editor

Baxter H, Cialfi D, Edmonstone J, Pedler M, Wilson H. 2023. The varieties & verities of action learning Action Learning: Research and Practice, 20 :82-83 DOI Publisher Url

Boak G, Pedler M, Edmonstone J, Wilson H. 2021. Editorial 18.2 Action Learning: Research and Practice, 18 :175-176 DOI Publisher Url

Journal article

Oesland N, Tucker MP, Wilson H. 2022. Developing the return on workplace investment (ROWI) tool Corporate Real Estate Journal, 12 :185-197 Publisher Url Public Url

Marguet N, Wilson H. 2021. Looking at the bigger picture: designing and facilitating action learning across boundaries Action Learning : Research & Practice, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Wilson H, Tucker MP, Hannibal C, Qu Z. 2020. Learning together, learning apart: Integrated action learning through a socio-technical systems lens Action Learning : Research & Practice, 18 :5-19 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Moriarty C, Tucker MP, Ellison I, Pinder J, Wilson H. 2020. Recognising the socio-technical opportunity of workplace: an analysis of early responses to COVID-19 Corporate Real Estate Journal, 10 :51-62 Publisher Url Public Url

Unterhitzenberger C, Wilson H, Bryde DJ, Rost M, Joby R. 2020. The Stakeholder Challenge: Dealing with Challenging Situations Involving Stakeholders Planning Production and Control, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cotgrave A, Wilson H. 2020. Learning Space Design: The presentation of a framework for the Built Environment Discipline International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 16 :132-148 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Adams AM, Wilson H, Money J, Palmer-Conn S, Fearn J. 2019. Student engagement with feedback and attainment: the role of academic self-efficacy Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Adams A, Wilson H. 2017. Sustainable feedback and academic attainment: Exploring the links in the modern Higher Education student Innovations in Practice, 11 :12-17 Publisher Url Public Url

Tucker MP, Mulliner E, Wilson H. 2017. Research preparedness in undergraduate property and construction curriculum: the student experience International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 13 :203-224 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Wilson HK, Cotgrave AJ. 2016. Factors that influence students' satisfaction with their physical learning environments Structural Survey, 34 :256-275 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Conference publication

Tucker MP, Wilson H, Hannibal C, Lawless A, Qu Z. 2021. Delivering professional doctorate education: challenges and experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic SHS Web of Conferences, 99 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Tucker MP, Wilson HK, Oseland NIGEL, Brogan PETER, Horsley ANNIE. 2020. Unravelling the variables to calculate an organisations return on workplace investment: a scoping review process TWR Conference Proceedings 2020, Transdisciplinary Workplace Conference :300-308 Publisher Url Public Url

Unterhitzenberger C, Bryde DJ, Wilson H, Rost M, Joby R. 2018. Strategies for dealing with difficult situations involving stakeholders in projects. EURAM18

Wilson H, Bryde D, Dowson J, Unterhitzenberger C, Perez Ezcurdia A, Schelkle H-P. Trends and challenges in project management EURAM


Oseland N, Tucker M, Wilson H. 2021. In pursuit of the 'Holy Grail' - Determining the Return on Workplace Investment (ROWI) Publisher Url

Book review

Boak G, Pedler M, Edmonstone J, Wilson H. 2021. Book review editorial 18.3 Action Learning: Research and Practice, 18 :280-281 DOI Publisher Url


Tucker M, Wilson H. 2020. Return to work guides: a thematic analysis Publisher Url

Wilson H, Tucker M. 2019. Productive Research Publisher Url


Wilson HK. Perceptions of Quality in Higher Education Learning Environments and the Impact of Personality Types on Satisfaction: The Development of a Practical Framework Cotgrave A, Riley M, Mcilroy D. Public Url

Membership of professional bodies:

MBPsS, British Psychological Society. 2019

AFHEA, Higher Education Academy.

Research Grants Awarded:

Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, Establishing and creating a Return on Workplace tool (RoW) for organisations to make return on investment decisions regarding workplace changes (phase 1), Hannah Wilson, Grant value (£): 5,610, Duration of research project: 12 months. 2019

Conference presentation:

Research Preparedness of Undergraduate Built Environment Students, LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2015