Barbara Hassall in a green top and blue jacket with glasses smiling

Dr Barbara Hassall

Senior Lecturer, Course Leader, Astronomy Distance Learning
School of Natural Sciences


Barbara divides her time between teaching on the on-campus Physics/ Astrophysics programme and the successful Astronomy Distance Learning programme which she also oversees as Course Leader. With a background in multi-wavelength observational astronomy, her research interests are in the area of stellar astrophysics. Barbara also supervises undergraduate projects and dissertations, recently using observations from the university’s Moses Holden Telescope at Alston.