Helen Gardner

Research Engagement Manager

Helen is Research Engagement Manager at THIS Institute. She leads the institute’s work on arts-based methods of public engagement with research, funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Helen previously managed the institute’s external events and engagement programme. Her background is in outreach, engagement and events. Prior to joining THIS Institute in 2017, she worked in the UK Parliament, delivering international outreach and capacity building programmes. She has an MA (Hons) in French and Spanish from the University of Edinburgh.