People

Dr Helen Foster

Research Assistant and Outreach Officer

Office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
h.l.foster@leicester.ac.uk

Helen has worked in the heritage sector for many years, devising and delivering interpretation in historic buildings for the National Trust for Scotland and learning and engagement with digital archives for Historic Environment Scotland. She has worked with many community organisations on arts and heritage projects, specialising in oral history archives, creative writing and reminiscence practice. She is a qualified teacher and experienced workshop facilitator.

Helen holds an MA in Heritage Studies and a PhD in Creative Writing. Her research explores the creative potential that lies in oral history archives.