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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Wolfson Fellow

Dr Helen Moore, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40469
Knowledge Exchange Manager (EPSRC IAA) in the Research and Innovation Services
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43211
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 44634

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Helen has a BSc (Hons) degree in Cell Biology from Durham University, an MSc Information Technology from Teesside University and a PhD titled "Advice on diet and body weight for the management of type 2 diabetes in adults from different socio-economic status groups" also from Teesside University. She is a member of the Association for the Study of Obesity.

Helen is an accomplished information scientist and is involved in various public helath projects, systematic reviews and research on obesity, measurement of food intake/physical activity, and, when time allows, the continued development of the SNAP™ (Synchronised Nutrition & Activity Program) computer tool for measuring energy balance related behaviours.

Helen joined Durham University in October 2008, after working at Teesside University for six years in a variety of roles including a period of time in knowledge transfer and various obesity-based research projects. She is currently working as an Academic Development Officer for the Participatory Research Hub.

PhD Supervision

Currently supervising PhDs for: Natalie Connor; Claire O'Malley

Previously supervised PhDs to completion: Carla Habib Mourad; Marie Claire Chamieh

Previously supervised MPhil to completion: Lucie Nield

Research Groups

School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health

Selected Publications

Book review

Journal Article

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Selected Grants

  • 2011: Tackling inequalities in obesity (£178062.00 from NIHR)