University of Birmingham
Director of Education, College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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 lead a major cross College project to implement Maple TA question banks for all early year mathematics teaching at the University. Alongside this she is developing a blended learning strategy for the Collaborative Teaching Laboratory which will open its doors in September 2018.
All of this has been made possible by the incredible teams of interns she has had work with her over the last 3 years. https://mapletabham2017.wordpress.com/, https://mapletabham2016.wordpress.com/,https://mapletabham2015.wordpress.com/
Nicola has a long standing interest in improving the representation of Women in Physics; co-led the School's successful equality awards and was the local Chair of the UN affiliated International Conference on Women in Physics in 2017.