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Thomas R. Gilbert

Thomas R. Gilbert has a BS in chemistry from Clarkson and a PhD in analytical chemistry from MIT. After 10 years with the Research Department of the New England Aquarium in Boston, he joined the faculty of Northeastern University, where he is currently associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology. His research interests are in chemical and science education. He teaches general chemistry and science education courses and conducts professional development workshops for K–12 teachers. He has won Northeastern’s Excellence in Teaching Award and Outstanding Teacher of First-Year Engineering Students Award. He is a fellow of the American Chemical Society and in 2012 was elected to the ACS Board of Directors.

Books by Thomas R. Gilbert

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    Chemistry: An Atoms-Focused Approach

    Thomas R. Gilbert, Rein V. Kirss, Natalie Foster, Stacey Lowery Bretz

    Second Edition, Mixed Media Product, 2017

    Not just Atoms-First, Atoms-Focused. An atoms-first text and media programme that goes beyond a reorganisation of topics, emphasises the particulate nature of matter throughout the book, art and...
  • 9780393697315 72

    Chemistry

    Thomas R. Gilbert, Rein V. Kirss, Stacey Lowery Bretz, Natalie Foster

    Sixth Edition, Mixed Media Product, 2020

    A research-based text and assessment package that helps students visualise chemistry as they solve problems.
  • 9780393697384 72

    Chemistry: An Atoms-Focused Approach

    Thomas R. Gilbert, Rein V. Kirss, Stacey Lowery Bretz, Natalie Foster

    Third Edition, Mixed Media Product, 2020

    A research-based, atoms-focused text and assessment package that helps students visualise chemistry as they solve problems.
  • 9780393615159 72

    Chemistry: The Science in Context

    Stacey Lowery Bretz, Geoffrey Davies, Natalie Foster, Thomas R. Gilbert, Rein V. Kirss

    Fifth Edition, Mixed Media Product, 2017

    A text and media package that helps students develop their molecular-visualisation skills as a key part of becoming expert problem solvers.