Professor Nicole Bell is a theoretical physicist at the University of Melbourne. Her research lies at the interface of particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. She leads the Theory Program of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics and is the Vice President of the Australian Institute of Physics. Professor Bell was awarded the 2020 Nancy Millis Medal by the Australian Academy of Science for her work on dark matter and neutrino physics. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society.