Dr Rhoda Hawkins

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Senior Lecturer in Biological Physics Theory

Dr Rhoda Hawkins
+44 114 22 24524

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Dr Rhoda Hawkins
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Hicks Building
Hounsfield Road
S3 7RH
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

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Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Hawkins RJ, Piel M, Lennon-Dumenil A-M, Joanny J-F, Prost J & Voituriez R (2009) Pushing Off The Walls: A Mechanism Of Cell Motility In Confinement. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, Vol. 96(3) (pp 197A-197A) RIS download Bibtex download
Teaching activities
  • PHY221 Classical Physics
  • PHY420 Biological Physics
  • Second year tutorials
  • Third and Fourth year projects
Professional activities
  • Institute of Physics Science and Innovation Committee
  • Institute of Physics Biological Physics Group Committee
  • Visiting Lecturer at AIMS (African Institute for Mathematical Sciences)
  • EPSRC review

Departmental administration

  • Undergraduate recruitment committee
  • Equality and Diversity group
  • International student tutor

University administration

  • Assistant Faculty Director for Postgraduate Research
  • Faculty international relations group
  • Faculty researcher development group
  • University strategic development group