Emilia Tylenda is a Research Assistant in the Prevention and Early Detection in Health and Social Care theme (PEDHSC). She is also part of the Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC) at the University of Hertfordshire (UH) where she is based.
Emilia provides project support to the PEDHSC theme and is also involved in the BIMA Bowel Cancer Screening project where she assists with the promotion of the study and event organisation. She also supports the organisation of community engagement events such as ARC Walks in our Population in Focus areas.
Her academic background spans the fields of Linguistics, Education, Human Resources Management and Social Sciences. Her professional background is in education (ESOL), social care (specifically working with young adults with learning disabilities and autism) and criminal justice. Her research interests include social justice, criminal justice, education, poverty, and health inequalities.