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Dr Victoria Nicholas

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Associate Dean (Four Nations and Tutition Delivery)
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Environment, Earth & Ecosystem Sciences
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Professional biography

Victoria (Vic) Nicholas is Associate Dean (Four Nations and Tuition Delivery) in STEM. 

She was awarded her PhD from Nottingham Trent University and carried out post doctoral research at Harper Adams University. 

Research interests

Previous research was in the area of Plant Biochemistry, particularly focussed on post harvest degradation of root crops.  She is currently running an eSTEeM funded research project on Student Perceptions of online Practical Science and has just completed a book chapter for "Mobile Learning in STEM". 

Teaching interests

Vic is a Senior Lecturer and Senior Fellow of the Higher Educational Academy.  Vic has been an Associate Lecturer with the OU for since 2007 and has tutored on a variety different modules for the Science Faculty.  She is currently an Associate Lecturer for S112 Science: concepts and practice


Mobile Learning for Online Practical Science Modules in Higher Education (2015-12-25)
Nicholas, Victoria
In: Crompton, Helen and John, Traxler eds. Mobile Learning and STEM: Case Studies in Practice (pp. 234-243)
ISBN : 978-1-138-81703-6 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon

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