Kay Brady


Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education


+44 (0) 1482 466621

Kay Brady has worked in a variety of areas, most recently in substance misuse and harm reduction.

She currently sits on the board of directors for a local project which supports and houses victims of domestic violence.

Kay joined the University of Hull in 2003 and has taught on a range of themes at certificate and undergraduate level.

She leads on the foundation year across social sciences, co-ordinating modules and chairing the programme boards of studies for these courses.



Research Interests

  • Substance use
  • Mature students within higher education

Research groups

  • Hull Women’s Network, board of directors, 2011 – present


Conference paper, 'Universalising Provision – Obscuring the Invisibles – Par[i]t[y]-time learners in Higher Education', British Education Research Association, Belfast, 15–17 September, 2015



Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Drugs and Drug Use
  • Society and You (Foundation Year core)
  • Academic Study Skills (Foundation Year core)
  • Introduction to Studying in Social Sciences (Foundation Year core)
  • Drugs and Drug Use (Hong Kong)
  • Social Psychology (Hong Kong)
  • Problem of Youth (Hong Kong)

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Hons, Psychology, University of Hull
  • PG Dip Leadership and Management, University of Hull
  • PhD Higher Education Research, Enhancement and Evaluation (ongoing), Lancaster University

External roles

  • Director of Hull Women's Network