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WIPG Advisory Panel

The WIPG Advisory Panel consists of senior physicists who support the WIPG and its aims, but who do not 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.

Panel Members:


  • Prof. Dame S Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE FRS FRSE, Past President of the Institute of Physics (2008 to 2010), University of Oxford
  • Prof. Philippa Browning, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester
  • Prof. Dame Athene Donald, DBE FRS, Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Prof Brian R Fulton, Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, University of York and Chair of the IOP Juno Panel
  • Dr Barbara J Gabrys, University of Oxford, Chair of the IOP Diversity and inclusion Committee
  • Prof. Gillian Gehring OBE, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Sheffield, Team Leader ICWIP 2002, EPWS BoA to 2009
  • Prof. Helen Gleeson OBE, Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Leeds
  • Prof. Claudine Hermann, Ordre de la Légion d'Honneur (Grand Officier, Vice President EPWS, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, and Femmes Sciences, France
  • Prof. Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng, Emeritus Professor,Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Prof. Jessica James, Commerzbank, Head of Quantitative Solutions
  • Prof. Averil Macdonald FRSA, Professor of Science Communication, University of Reading
  • Prof. Peter Main, Head of Department of Physics, Institute of Physics
  • Prof. Andrew Randewich, Chief Scientist, AWE
  • Prof. Elaine Seddon, University of Manchester and Cockcroft Institute Daresbury
  • Dr Uschi Steigenberger, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory STFC 
  • Elizabeth Whitelegg, Open University
  • Prof. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford, Team leader ICWiP 2005, EPS Council

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