Senior Lecturer, Admissions lead UoS and senior engagement officer within CMVES, University of Salford

Dr Celia Hynes PhD, MA, BA Ed, RNT, RCNT, RSCN, RN
Celia grew up within a military family and chose a career in Nursing. Following her specialist practice in children’s intensive care she entered nurse education in 1988 as a lecturer/practitioner becoming a full-time lecturer in Children’s nursing in 1990. She progressed to hold senior positions within the School of Health and Society at the University of Salford, including Associate Head of Teaching and Learning and two Director Roles across Adult nursing and Post Graduate studies before returning to a senior lecturer role that then enabled her to focus more closely on working with the armed forces community. She has effectively led the programme of transition for military service personnel and their families formally for the last fifteen years being co-founder of the initial Centre for Veterans' Wellbeing in the North West of England and is now one of the founders of the College for Military Veterans and Emergency services. Her research interest is in human relationships and psychoanalytic work especially relating to leadership and management.


  • –present
    Director of Multi Professional Post Graduate Studies, University of Salford