Dr Helen Leech

Dr Helen LeechOrganisation

University of Kent

Job title

Research Development Officer (Sciences), Research Services


Helen has worked in research since 1995 in three different universities, gaining a broad understanding of the research process. She graduated from Liverpool and went on to a technician post at Sheffield, before working as a research assistant at Queen Mary, University of London then undertaking a PhD. After gaining her doctorate she worked as a post-doctoral researcher on three different projects, first at QMUL, and then at Kent in Biosciences and Pharmacy. Helen left the bench and joined Research Services at Kent in 2012 to support the Faculty of Science. Helen is passionate about the need to develop the skills and training of researchers, and will always be a strong advocate for them, and for research more broadly.