Dr Ricci Hannah – Research associate at the Institute of Neurology, UCL.
Ricci is a keen supporter of the BrainBox Initiative and collaborates with Rogue Resolutions as a BrainBox Ambassador and the Fundamentals and Applications of TMS Course Director.
Your name and title?
Ricci Hannah, research associate
Where do you live?
Where did you go to school?
A school with great views of the Thames in London
What was your favourite subject?
What was your first job?
Gym instructor around the corner from my current office at UCL
What job would you like to do if you weren’t a researcher?
I’d like to do something with my hands like carpentry
What do you do in your spare time?
Painting, cycling and, most recently, gardening
Where’s your favourite place in the world?
The river Thames
Where was the last place you went on holiday?
Yucatan peninsula in Mexico
If you won the lottery, how would you spend the money?
Big party with family and friends, buy a house, then give large chunks to various charities
What is your favourite music?
What book are you currently reading?
What is your favourite film?
What is your favourite drink?
An amber ale
Where is your favourite restaurant/food?
My grandmother’s home-cooked Indian
Who would be your ideal dinner guest?
My grandad – he tells the best stories
Who would you most like to meet (dead or alive)?
I’d love to have seen Elvis perform
Which actor would play you in a movie about your life?
Ross from Friends
Do you have any hidden talents?
I’m learning to play the trumpet so in a few years maybe I can say that
Who’s your favourite Disney character?
Mowgli was my nickname as a kid so I guess I should say him!