Name: Mary Margaret Thomas, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Date of Birth: 17 March 1965
Years with Firm/Entity: 6
Membership of Professional Societies:
Society for Science and the Public
International Association of Medical Science Educators
Detailed Tasks Assigned
Visiting Lecturer in the Faculty of Mathematics and Science Education with a primary appointment to the International Program in Science Education (IPSE). Responsibilities include teaching assignments within IPSE; consultation on English editing for papers prepared by staff and faculty of FMIPA UPI; ad hoc consultant on other language and research issues in the faculty; proof reader for Journal of Science Learning.
Over 20 years teaching within the higher education context of Indonesia with prior research and teaching experience in biology and physiology in Canada and the UK.
|Ph.D||1996||Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta|
|M.Sc.||1990||School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario|
|B.Sc.||1988||Biology/Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario|
2014-present Visiting Lecturer FPMIPA Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
2008- 2012 Visiting lecturer at the University of North Sumatera, Faculty of Medicine, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Medan, Indonesia.
Primary responsibilities: developing the basic laboratory skills course for the program; faculty advisor for some of the research projects undertaken by the students
2001- 2007 Faculty member (Dosen Luar Biasa) at the Methodist University of Indonesia Faculty of Medicine, Medan, Indonesia.
1996-1999 Research Associate in the Physiology Department, University of Cambridge , United Kingdom.
1991-1995 Instructor in the Biochemical Pharmacology laboratory course at the University of Alberta.
1989-1990 Instructor in the Physiological Optics and Ocular Motility practical courses at the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo.
1988-1989 Teaching Assistant for the first year Psychology course at McMaster University.
Siregar Y, Thomas M, Zulham and Nasution M (2010) Basic Skills for the Biomedical Laboratory – a practical course (original title: Penuntun Praktikum Ketrampilan Dasar Laboratorium Biomedik). In-house publication at USU.
Thomas, M (2020 December 12), UPI Bandung. Webinar Series, Directorate of International Affairs, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia: Sharing Best Practices in International Class Instruction. Topic: Has COVID-19 Pushed Us Forward More Quickly than Expected?
Thomas, M (2020 July 4), UPI Bandung. IPSE/JSL dan Perkumpulan Pendidik IPA Indonesia Jabar: Workshop Persiapan Publikasi Internasional Pendidikan Sains. Topic: Teknik Paraphrase dan Kesalahan Umum Penulisan Bahasa Inggris oleh Penulis Non- Native.
Thomas M (2019 April 27), UNNES Semarang. The 10th International Conference on Environmental and Science Education. Topic: Good Technology Can Not Save Bad Pedagogy.
Friedburg C., Thomas MM and Lamb TD. Time course of the flash response of dark- and light-adapted human rod photoreceptors derived from the electroretinogram. Journal of Physiology, 534: 217-242; 2001.
Thomas MM and Lamb TD. Light adaptation and dark adaptation of human rod photoreceptors measured from the a-wave of the electroretinogram. Journal of Physiology, 518: 479-496; 1999.
Thomas MM, Puligandla PS and Dunn SMJ. Effects of calcium channel blockers on the kinetics of voltage-dependent changes in synaptosomal calcium concentrations. Brain Research, 635:9-17; 1994.