Christopher Thompson

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

PhD - All fields in Chemistry and Science Education

20022020

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Research Output

2020

Academics’ perspectives of the teaching and development of generic employability skills in science curricula

Sarkar, M., Overton, T., Thompson, C. D. & Rayner, G., 23 Feb 2020, In : Higher Education Research & Development. 39, 2, p. 346-361 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Developing and Utilizing Employability Capitals: Graduates’ Strategies across Labour Markets

Nghia, T. L. H. (ed.), Pham, T. (ed.), Tomlinson, M. (ed.), Medica, K. (ed.) & Thompson, C. D. (ed.), 2020, 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge. 285 p. (Routledge Research in Higher Education)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Evaluating the impact of reflecting on curriculum-embedded skill development: the experience of science undergraduates

Hill, M. A., Overton, T. L. & Thompson, C. D., 6 Jun 2020, In : Higher Education Research & Development. 39, 4, p. 672–688 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis, Structure, and Solution Studies of Lithiated Allylic Phosphines and Phosphine Oxides

Eren, N. M., Orr, S. A., Thompson, C. D., Border, E. C., Stevens, M. A. & Blair, V. L., 8 Jun 2020, In : Organometallics. 39, 11, p. 2080-2090 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The way ahead for the employability agenda in higher education

Nghia, T. L. H., Pham, T., Tomlinson, M., Medica, K. & Thompson, C. D., 2020, Developing and Utilizing Employability Capitals: Graduates’ Strategies across Labour Markets. Nghia, T. L. H., Pham, T., Tomlinson, M., Medica, K. & Thompson, C. D. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 256-275 20 p. (Routledge Research in Higher Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

2019

Curtailing marking variation and enhancing feedback in large scale undergraduate chemistry courses through reducing academic judgement: a case study

George-Williams, S., Carroll, M-R., Ziebell, A., Thompson, C. & Overton, T., 18 Aug 2019, In : Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. 44, 6, p. 881-893 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Engaging students with multiple problem-solving pathways for complex problems

Yuriev, E., Burton, J., Devine, S., Vo, K., Maher, S., Thompson, C. & Scanlon, M., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Essential resource for successful employment of international students in Australia

Pham, T. & Thompson, C., 25 Mar 2019, Singapore Singapore : The Head Foundation.

Research output: Other contributionOther

Open Access

Forms of capital and agency as mediations in negotiating employability of international graduate migrants

Pham, T., Tomlinson, M. & Thompson, C., 2019, In : Globalisation, Societies and Education. 17, 3, p. 394-405 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating student and staff perceptions of students' experiences in teaching laboratories through the lens of meaningful learning

George-Williams, S. R., Karis, D., Ziebell, A. L., Kitson, R. R. A., Coppo, P., Schmid, S., Thompson, C. D. & Overton, T. L., 1 Jan 2019, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 20, 1, p. 187-196 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Overturning a laboratory course to develop 21st century skills

Ziebell, A. L., George-Williams, S. R., Danczak, S., Ogunde, J., Hill, M. A., Fernandez, K., Sarkar, M., Thompson, C. & Overton, T., 16 Jul 2019, Teaching Chemistry in Higher Education: A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Tina Overton. Seery, M. & Mc Donnell, C. (eds.). Dublin: Creathach Press, p. 363-375 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Undergraduate recognition of curriculum-related skill development and the skills employers are seeking

Hill, M. A., Overton, T. L., Thompson, C. D., Kitson, R. R. A. & Coppo, P., 2019, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 20, 1, p. 68-84 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Inquiry and industry inspired laboratories: the impact on students' perceptions of skill development and engagements

George-Williams, S. R., Soo, J. T., Ziebell, A. L., Thompson, C. D. & Overton, T. L., Apr 2018, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 19, 2, p. 583-596 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

'What do you think the aims of doing a practical chemistry course are?' A comparison of the views of students and teaching staff across three universities

George-Williams, S. R., Ziebell, A. L., Kitson, R. R. A., Coppo, P., Thompson, C. D. & Overton, T. L., 2018, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 19, 2, p. 463-473 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Beyond graduation: motivations and career aspirations of undergraduate chemistry students

Ogunde, J. C., Overton, T. L., Thompson, C. D., Mewis, R. & Boniface, S., 1 Jul 2017, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 18, 3, p. 457-471 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a common visual literacy amongst first year chemistry students

Dickson, H., Thompson, C. & O'Toole, P., 2017, In : International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 25, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evaluation of diagnostic tools that tertiary teachers can apply to profile their students’ conceptions

Schultz, M., Lawrie, G. A., Bailey, C. H., Bedford, S. B., Dargaville, T. R., O'Brien, G., Tasker, R., Thompson, C. D., Williams, M. & Wright, A. H., 2017, In : International Journal of Science Education. 39, 5, p. 565-586 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Graduate employability: Outcomes of an intervention

Sarkar, M., Overton, T., Thompson, C. & Rayner, G., 23 Jul 2017, p. 139. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Graduate employability in Science: Academics' perceptions

Sarkar, M., Overton, T., Thompson, C. & Rayner, G., 27 Sep 2017, p. 4. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Performing chemistry: The benefits of bonding theatre and science

Heron, J., Nobis, F. J., Romero-Canelon, I., Sadler, P. & Thompson, C., 20 Jul 2017, In : Education in Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Open Access

Undergraduate science students' perceptions of employability: Efficacy of an intervention

Sarkar, M., Overton, T., Thompson, C. & Rayner, G., 11 Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 25, 5, p. 21-37 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

'What does the term Critical Thinking mean to you?' A qualitative analysis of chemistry undergraduate, teaching staff and employers' views of critical thinking

Danczak, S. M., Thompson, C. D. & Overton, T. L., 2017, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 18, 3, p. 420-434 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Graduate employability: Views of recent science graduates and employers

Sarkar, M., Overton, T., Thompson, C. & Rayner, G., 2016, In : International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 24, 3, p. 31-48 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
33 Citations (Scopus)

Graduate employability: Views of recent chemistry graduates

Sarkar, M., Overton, T., Thompson, C. & Rayner, G., 31 Jul 2016, p. 49. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Simplifying metal-'ate' chemistry: formation and comprehensive characterisation of a homo-metallic amido lithiate complex

Greer, J. A., Blair, V. L., Thompson, C. D. & Andrews, P. C., 21 Jul 2016, In : Dalton Transactions. 45, 27, p. 10887-10890 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The importance of the Lewis base in lithium mediated metallation and bond cleavage reaction of allyl amines and allyl phosphines

Blair, V. L., Stevens, M. A. & Thompson, C. D., 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, 52, p. 8111-8114 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Utilising and developing valid and reliable questionnaires in Educational research

Sarkar, M., Danczak, S., Ogunde, J., George, S., Thompson, C. & Overton, T., 2016, p. 157-157. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
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2015

Active space and basis set effects in CASPT2 models of the 1,3-butadiene-ethene cycloaddition and the 1,3-butadiene dimerization

Scarborough, D. L. A., Kobayashi, R., Thompson, C. D. & Pas, E., 2015, In : International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. 115, 15, p. 989-1001 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Chemistry: Core Concepts, 1st Edition

Thompson, C. D., Blackman, A. (ed.), Bridgeman, A., Lawrie, G., Southam, D. & Williamson, N., Jun 2015, Chemistry: Core Concepts, 1st Edition. 1st ed. Brisbane, Australia: John Wiley & Sons

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Closing the loop: A model for inter-institutional collaboration through delivering formative assessment in large, first-year STEM classes

Lawrie, G., Wright, A., Schultz, M., Dargaville, T., Tasker, R., Williams, M., Bedford, S., O’Brien, G. & Thompson, C., 1 Jan 2015, Transforming Institutions: Undergraduate STEM Education for the 21st Century. Purdue University Press, p. 399-410 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Editorial - Welcome to volume 23, issue 3

Rayner, G., Thompson, C. & Kirkup, L., 2015, In : International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 23, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Editorial - Welcome to volume 23, issue 6

Rayner, G., Thompson, C. & Kirkup, L., 2015, In : International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 23, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

EXPLORING GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY FOR MONASH SCIENCE

Sarkar, M., Overton, T., Thompson, C. & Rayner, G., 30 Sep 2015, p. 64. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
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High resolution far infrared spectroscopy of HFC-134a using a collisional cooling cell adapted to a synchrotron source

Wong, A., Medcraft, C. M., Thompson, C. D., Robertson, E. G., Appadoo, D. R. T. & McNaughton, D., 2015, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 634, p. 225-229 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Diagnosis of the redox levels of TCNQF4 compounds using vibrational spectroscopy

Haworth, N., Lu, J., Vo, N., Le, T. H., Thompson, C. D., Bond, A. M. & Martin, L. L., 2014, In : ChemPlusChem. 79, 7, p. 962 - 972 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Alkali-metal-induced C-C bond cleavage and CH4 elimination in the amido -> aza-allyl transformation of the (S)-N-alpha-(methylbenzyl)benzylamido anion

Andrews, P. C., Blair, V. L., Border, E. C., Peatt, A., MacLellan, J. G. & Thompson, C. D., 2013, In : Organometallics. 32, 24, p. 7509 - 7519 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Interdisciplinary collaboration to integrate inquiry-oriented learning in undergraduate science practicals

Rayner, G. M., Charlton-Robb, K-M., Thompson, C. D. & Hughes, T., 2013, In : International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 21, 5, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Synchrotron far-infrared spectroscopy of the two lowest fundamental modes of 1, 1-difluoroethane

Wong, A., Thompson, C. D., Appadoo, D. R. T., Plathe, R., Roy, P., Manceron, L., Barros, J. & McNaughton, D., 2013, In : Molecular Physics. 111, 14-15, p. 2198 - 2203 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Water ice nanoparticles: size and temperature effects on the mid-infrared spectrum

Medcraft, C. M., McNaughton, D., Thompson, C. D., Appadoo, D. R. T., Bauerecker, S. & Robertson, E. G., 2013, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 15, 10, p. 3630 - 3639 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Anion rearrangements of alkali metal complexes of the chiral amine (S)-N-alpha-(methylbenzyl)phenylallylamine: structural and solution insights

Andrews, P. C., Blair, V. L., Koutsaplis, M. & Thompson, C. D., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, 23, p. 8135 - 8144 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

High-resolution FTIR spectroscopy of the v7 and v8 bands of 1-phosphapropyne

Bane, M. K., Jones, C., Choong, S. L., Thompson, C. D., Godfrey, P. D., Appadoo, D. R. T. & McNaughton, D., 2012, In : Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy. 275, p. 9 - 14 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Size and temperature dependence in the far-IR spectra of water ice particles

Medcraft, C. M., McNaughton, D., Thompson, C. D., Appadoo, D. R. T., Bauerecker, S. & Robertson, E. G., 2012, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 758, 1, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Structural, vibrational, and rovibrational analysis of tetrafluroethylene

Medcraft, C. M., Fuss, W., Appadoo, D. R. T., McNaughton, D., Thompson, C. D. & Robertson, E. G., 2012, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 137, 21, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Synchrotron far infrared spectroscopy of the ground, nu(5), and nu(15) states of thiirane

Bane, M. K., Thompson, C. D., Appadoo, D. R. T. & McNaughton, D., 2012, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 137, 8, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The far-infrared rotational spectrum of ethylene oxide

Medcraft, C. M., Thompson, C. D., Robertson, E. G., Appadoo, D. R. T. & McNaughton, D., 2012, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 753, 1, p. 1 - 3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)
2011

High-resolution Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy of the Coriolis coupled ground state and nu(7) mode of ketenimine

Bane, M., Robertson, E., Thompson, C., Medcraft, C., Appadoo, D. & McNaughton, D., 2011, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 134, 23, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

High-resolution Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy of the V6 and Coriolis perturbation allowed V10 modes of ketenimine

Bane, M., Robertson, E., Thompson, C., Appadoo, D. & McNaughton, D., 2011, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 135, 22, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

High-resolution FTIR spectroscopy of the nu(8) and Coriolis perturbation allowed nu(12) bands of ketenimine

Bane, M., Thompson, C., Robertson, E., Appadoo, D. & McNaughton, D., 2011, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 13, 15, p. 6793 - 6798 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)