Helena Wythe

Helena Wythe

Helena Wythe is a 3rd and final year PhD student in the Science Communication Unit. Her research is entitled ‘Meeting Food Hygiene Challenges in Older People: Mobilizing Health Assets for Health Promotion’

Research, practice and projects

Helena has previously worked in research departments at University College London and the University of Hertfordshire.

Publication, dissemination and impact

Poster presentations

  • 21 September 2013 - Postgraduate Research Forum, UWE Bristol. Prize winning Poster amongst 2nd year PhD students: 'Meeting Food Hygiene Challenges In Older People: Mobilising Health Assets For Health Promotion’.
  • 10 - 11 September, 2013 - Poster presentation at Public Health England Conference, Warwick University. Poster entitled: 'Meeting Food Hygiene Challenges In Older People: Mobilising Health Assets For Health Promotion’.
  • 28 June 2013 - Postgraduate Research Forum, UWE Bristol. 3rd Year PhD students
  • Plenary presentation at ‘Environmental Risk’ Conference (23 - 25 April 2013). Paper entitled: ‘Food Hygiene Challenges in Older People: Intergenerational learning as a Health Asset.’ Budapest, Hungary and in the associated publication of the conference proceedings: Wythe, H., Wilkinson, C., Orme, J., Meredith, L., and Weitkamp, E. (2013) Food Hygiene Challenges in Older People: Intergenerational learning as a Health Asset. In C. A. Brebbia and R. Kiss (Eds.), Environmental Health Risk VII (pp. 211-224). Budapest, Hungary: Wessex Institute of Technology Press.
  • 7 February 2013 – South West Public Health Scientific Conference. Winter Gardens, Western-Super-Mare. Poster entitled ‘'Meeting Food Hygiene Challenges In Older People: Mobilising Health Assets For Health Promotion.'

Publications

  • Bodman-Smith, M. D., Fife, M. F., Wythe, H., Corrigal, V. M., Panayi, G. S., Wedderburn, L. R., et al. (2004) Anti-BiP antibody levels in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Rheumatology 43(10), 1305 - 1306.
  • Woo, P., Wilkinson, N., Prieur, A.-M., Southwood, T., Leone, V., Livermore, P., Wythe, H., et al. (2005) Open label phase II trial of single, ascending doses of MRA in Caucasian children with severe systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: proof of principle of the efficacy of IL-6 receptor blockade in this type of arthritis and demonstration of prolonged clinical improvement. Arthritis Res Ther 7(6), R1281-R1288.

Further information

Email: Helena.wythe@uwe.ac.uk

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