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Dr Hannah Timpson

Dr Hannah Timpson

Telephone: 0151 231 4382


Dr Hannah Timpson is Head of Research Engagement and Impact at the Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University. Hannah's work involves developing and delivering applied research to inform and support the delivery of effective and sustainable health and wellbeing activities; working closely with a range of commissioners, providers and users of health and wellbeing-related services, including local authority, NHS and community and third sector organisations.

Hannah’s research interests include drugs and alcohol, social value, community assets and socio-ecological approaches to health promotion and behaviour change. Hannah’s work explores the role of the community and environment in influencing health-related behaviours.

Hannah holds a PhD in Physical Activity and Children’s Health and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


2012, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, PhD
2010, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, PG Cert Higher Professional Education
2009, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, PG Cert Research Methods
2004, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, MSc Sports Science
2002, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, BSc Sport and Exercise Science

Academic appointments

Head of Research Engagement and Impact, Public Health Institute, LJMU, 2016 - present
Health and Wellbeing Research Manager, Centre for Public Health, LJMU, 2009 - 2016