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Professor Michael Thompson

Emeritus Professor of Analytical Chemistry
DSc CChem FRSC

Contact details

email: m.thompson@bbk.ac.uk

Research interests

    • Statistical aspects of calibration and data quality in analytical chemistry
    • Food safety
    • Chemometrics, metrology, sampling quality
    • Geochemistry and environmental chemistry

Recent publications

  • M Thompson (2010)
    SCORING THE SUM OF CORRELATED RESULTS IN ANALYTICAL PROFICIENCY TESTING
    Anal Meth 2: 976-977.

    M Thompson (2010)
    ANALYTICAL METHODOLOGY IN THE APPLIED GEOCHEMISTRY RESEARCH GROUP (1950-1988) AT THE IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, LONDON
    Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 10: 251-259.

    M Thompson and B J Coles (2011)
    USE OF THE ‘CHARACTERISTIC FUNCTION’ FOR MODELLING REPEATABILITY PRECISION
    Accred Qual Assur 16: 13-19.

    M Thompson (2011)
    AN EXAMPLE OF FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIP FITTING IN ANALYTICAL SCIENCE. COMMENT ON ‘MODIFICATION OF WINKLER’S METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF DISSOLVED OXYGEN CONCENTRATION IN SMALL VOLUMES’
    Anal Meth 3:1060

    M Thompson (2011)
    UNCERTAINTY FUNCTIONS, A COMPACT WAY OF SUMMARISING OR SPECIFYING THE BEHAVIOUR OF ANALYTICAL SYSTEMS
    Trends Anal Chem 30: 1168-1175.

    M Thompson (2011)
    COMMENT ON “CHEMISTS’ VIEWS ON MEASUREMENT RESULTS ARE INFLUENCED TOO MUCH BY STATISTICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND NOT ENOUGH BY THE APPLICATION OF SIMPLE METROLOGICAL PRINCIPLES”
    Accred Qual Assur

    M Thompson and S L R Ellison (2011)
    DARK UNCERTAINTY
    Accred Qual Assur 16: 483-487.

    M Thompson (2011)
    WHAT EXACTLY IS UNCERTAINTY?
    Accred Qual Assur

    M Thompson and T Fearn (2011)
    A LONG TERM LOOK AT HOMOGENEITY TESTING:PROSPECTS FOR A CHEAPER ‘QUALITY CONTROL’ BASED METHOD
    Analytical Methods 3: 2529-2533.

    M Thompson and P J Lowthian (2011)

    NOTES ON STATISTICS  AND DATA QUALITY FOR ANALYTICAL CHEMISTS

    Imperial College Press, London

Awards

  • Honorary Life Membership of the International Association of Geoanalysts 2008 (Awarded for contributions to science and service to the IAG.)

    The Harvey Wiley Award 2007 (Awarded by AOAC International for outstanding contributions to analytical methodology.)

    The L S Theobald Lectureship 2006 (Awarded by the Analytical Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry for contributions to understanding the quality of data.)

    The SAC Gold Medal 1995 (Awarded by the Royal Society of Chemistry, their premier award in analytical science, for studies in atomic spectrometry.)