20 Questions with Dr Ricci Hannah, IoN UCL

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?
Catch 22

What is your favourite film?
Lego Movie

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!