Patrick Thomson

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  • United Kingdom

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20112018
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Personal profile

Teaching Interests

I am interested in chemical education, and laboratory education specifically. Within this area I conduct research on guided inquiry, a framework for building from a novice to expert lab scientist.

Academic / Professional qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Personal Statement

I joined the university in 2016 and I'm currently a Teaching Associate in the school of Pure & Applied Chemistry. I run the first year teaching laboratory and the chemistry summer school, and I lecture on introductory organic chemistry for first year students. Additionally, I provide staff professional development on several well-established educational enhancements, such as Peer Instruction.

I am interested in chemical education, and laboratory education specifically. Within this area I conduct research on guided inquiry, a framework for building from a novice to expert lab scientist.

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Guided Inquiry
  • Chemical Education
  • Laboratory Education
  • Peer Instruction
  • Pre-Labs
  • Blended Learning

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Universty of Edinburgh

1 Aug 20091 Aug 2012

Keywords

  • chemical education
  • pedagogy

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Research Output 2011 2018

Open Access
File
Optical rotation
Polarimeters
Demonstrations
Smartphones
Light polarization
25 Citations (Scopus)

Antitumour activity of the novel flavonoid Oncamex in preclinical breast cancer models

Martínez-Pérez, C., Ward, C., Turnbull, A. K., Mullen, P., Cook, G., Meehan, J., Jarman, E. J., Thomson, P. I. T., Campbell, C. J., McPhail, D., Harrison, D. J. & Langdon, S. P., 31 Mar 2016, In : British Journal of Cancer. 114, 8, p. 905-916 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Flavonoids
Cells
Apoptosis
Breast Neoplasms
Fluorescence Microscopy

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Journal peer review

Journal of Chemical Education (Journal)

Patrick Thomson (Peer reviewer)
3 Sep 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review