Dr Henry Chung

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences, University of Essex

Henry's background is in Sport & Exercise Sciences, where he completed his BSc (2012 - 2015) and MSc (2015 - 2016) at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) in Cambridge in Exercise Physiology and training on health and fitness.

Following this, Henry worked at Addenbrookes hospital’s Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS), in Epidemiology for the University of Cambridge (UoC) (2016 - 2018). In this role Henry aided the management of projects and dealing with robotics, laboratory work, and external companies, to support the completion of large-scale research projects for the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the University of Cambridge.

He left the MRC Epidemiology Unit to pursue a doctorate, where he was awarded the Vice Chancellor Scholarship fund. Now successfully completed and awarded a Ph.D in Exercise Physiology and Genetics (2018 - 2021). During this time, Henry achieved the Higher Education Academy (HEA) award and became a mentor, supervisor, tutor, and Associate Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition for the School of Psychology and Sports Science, at Anglia Ruskin University.

Henry has a passion for sports and exercise. During his time at ARU he was the 1st team Captain for the Men's Basketball team playing in both Bucs div 2, national league div 2. He was also a part of the high-performance Men's Judo team, competing nationally and for BUCS, where he won Gold in the London Open. In his spare time, he competes for a 5-a-side football league at Goal Soccer Centre and has partaken in competitive PC and Console E-Sport / Gaming.