Sam Thomson's Research Group

[ Dr Samuel James Thomson took up a lectureship in radiochemistry at Durham in 1951, the year in which his Ph.D. was awarded by Glasgow University. In 1957 he left to return to Glasgow as a lecturer in chemistry, successive promotions leading to a chair in 1973. He headed the chemistry department at Glasgow from 1979 until retirement in 1987. He died in 2006, aged 83.]

Group members by year of joining (Each postgraduate listed obtained the qualification shown.)

1951 John C. Dalton and Geoffrey Wardle Ph.D. (i.e. on October 1 started a Ph.D. study period of 36 months full-time); 1953 Alan Walton Ph.D.; 1954 Kenneth C. Campbell and Ian M. Hoodless Ph.D.s; 1955 John N. Sherwood Ph.D. (final 12 months at Glasgow) [D.Sc. 1976].

For a photograph of members of the Londonderry Laboratory for Radiochemistry in 1951 and a memoir commenting on the part played by Sam Thomson in the Laboratory's research, see the contribution by Dennis Tuck at the end of the page for Prof Friedrich A. Paneth.

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