Helen Szoor-McElhinney

Helen Szoor-McElhinney

DR

Accepting PhD Students

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

Helen completed her PhD in molecular parasitology at the University of Edinburgh in the Institute of Immunology and Infection Research.

She worked as a STEMNET Ambassador during her PhD and after graduating continued working in Science Communication and Engagement in Scottish schools, colleges and universities. 

Helen is a National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) Academy Associate and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Her Public Engagement with Research was recognized as a leading example of engaged teaching and learning by the NCCPE (2018). She was selected as a keynote speaker at SciShops Europe Conference and was a co-author of the SciShops Europe Guide (2019).

Research Interests

Helen is a ESRC PhD Studentship Reviewer for Interdisciplinary Research and currently leads the Interdisciplinary Community-University Research Programme – EPSRC Our Health, at the University of Edinburgh.

EPSRC Our Health aims to tackle health inequalities through community-based participatory action research and education for sustainable development. 

Research students

Helen supervisers a PhD research student, Liam Gilchrist - How can Community Based Participatory Research be used as a framework for healthcare research with improved health outcomes in comparative public health contexts?

Teaching

Helen is the course organiser for and teaches on the interdisciplinary community-based research undergraduate course Sensing in the Community at the University of Edinburgh.

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Helen Szoor-McElhinney is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or