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Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion, Leeds Beckett University

Helen Ingle is a Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion, in the School of Health & Community Studies. She is Course Leader for the MSc Public Health & Health Promotion (Distance Learning Course), and teaches on numerous undergraduate and post graduate modules. Her research interests include physical activity and gender identity.

Helen has a background working in the NHS as a Health Promotion Specialist / Public Health Practitioner. She worked for 14 years across North and East Yorkshire in various public health related roles, covering topics such as physical activity promotion, weight management, falls and accident prevention, nutrition and mental health.

Helen joined Leeds Beckett University in 2011, initially working at Headingley Campus and contributing to teaching on the Sport and Exercise degrees. She later moved to the City Campus to join the Health Promotion team.

Helen is Course Leader for the relatively new distance learning MSc course in Public Health & Health Promotion. She also teaches on the following modules: Foundations of Health Promotion; Policies for Health; The Psychosocial Context of Health; and Management of the Research Process. She has a role as Academic Integrity Co-ordinator for the university. Her research interests include physical activity promotion, and the health and social needs of transgender children.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion , Leeds Beckett University


  • 2002 
    Leeds Beckett University , MSc Health Promotion and Health Education.