Advisory Panel

The WIPG Advisory Panel consists of senior physicists who support the WIPG and its aims, but do not have the time to sit on the WIPG Committee.

The Advisory Panel members judge the WIPG Very Early Career Award, are happy to speak at WIPG events and advise the group.

Current Panel Members:

  • Prof. Dame S. Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Past President of the Institute of Physics (2008-2010)
  • Prof. Christine Davies, University of Glasgow
  • Dr Dimitra Darambara, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and ex-Chair of WIPG
  • Prof. Dame Athene Donald, University of Cambridge
  • Prof. Gillian Gehring, University of Sheffield, Team Leader ICWiP 2002, and EPWS BoA to 2009
  • Prof. Judith Glover, University of Roehampton, School of Business and Social Sciences
  • Prof. Claudine Hermann, Ordre de la Légion d’Honneur (commandeur), Vice President EPWS, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, and Femmes and Sciences, France
  • Prof. Dame Julia Higgins, Professor of Polymer Science, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Prof. Ruth Lynden-Bell, University of Cambridge
  • Prof. Averil Macdonald, Professor of Science Communication, University of Reading
  • Prof. Peter Main, Director of Education and Science, Institute of Physics
  • Laura Sawyer, IPEM, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust
  • Prof. Elaine Seddon, University of Manchester, and Cockcroft Institute Daresbury
  • Dr Uschi Steigenberger, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory STFC
  • Dr Allyson Reed, Director, Strategy and Communications at Technology Strategy Board
  • Dr Helen Walker, Chair, RAS Committee for Women in Astronomy and Geophysics
  • Dr Elizabeth Whitelegg, Open University, Science Education, and Chair of the IOP Diversity Committee
  • Prof. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford, Team Leader ICWiP 2005, and EPS Council