Dr Rhoda Hawkins

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Lecturer in Biological Physics Theory

Contact details

  • Room: E43
  • Phone: +44 (0)114 22 24524
  • Fax: +44 (0)114 22 23555

email: rhoda.hawkins@sheffield.ac.uk

Personal web page

Research interests

I use tools from theoretical physics (similar to applied maths & mathematical modelling) applied to the following areas I am interested in:

  • Biological physics
  • Active matter
  • Cell movement & deformation
  • Soft matter physics


  • PHY221 Classical Physics
  • PHY420 Biological Physics
  • Second year tutorials
  • Third and Fourth year projects

Departmental administration

  • UCAS days coordinator
  • Undergraduate recruitment committee
  • Equality and Diversity group
  • International student tutor

University administration

  • Faculty international relations group
  • Faculty researcher development group
  • University strategic development group

Professional activities

Recent key publications

Please see my google scholar page for my publications