Nicola W.

United Kingdom


Nicola Wilkin is a Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy. Her research is in the areas of ultracold gases (three citation classics) and the flow mechanisms of vortices in mesoscopic superconductors. Nicola is Head of Teaching Innovation (Science) for the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences. She is currently leading a major cross College project to implement Maple TA question banks for all early year mathematics teaching at the University. Nicola has a long standing interest in improving the representation of Women in Physics and has been Hon Secretary of the Institute of Physics Women in Physics Group as well as being a member of the University Diversity Forum. She co-chaired (alongside the Head of School, Prof Andy Schofield) the School’s successful equality awards: Institute of Physics JUNO Champion and Athena SWAN Silver submission. Nicola co-ordinates the current topics in theoretical physics module, including the mock interview process which is provided in partnership with Forresters, and a Birmingham alumnus, Dr Jagvir Pureval. Nicola is involved with undergraduate admissions planning and has performed this role at a School and College level.


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