Researcher biography

Hannah Thomas is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research and School of Public Health. She is a graduate in psychology and completed her PhD on adolescent bullying and cyberbullying. She has significant research experience engaging in school-based mental health projects. Her most significant work has been the development and validation of a self-report questionnaire that measures bullying and cyberbullying behaviour (Bullying and Cyberbullying Scale for Adolescents [BCS-A]). More broadly, Hannah is interested in the prevention of interpersonal violence in childhood and adolescence (e.g., bullying, child maltreatment, domestic violence) as a strategy for reducing mental illness in the population.