Curriculum development: panacea or poison?

Terence Nigel Mitchell

About Author

Terence Nigel Mitchell ( is a retired professor of Chemistry, TU Dortmund, Germany. He holds a PhD and Dsc in Organic Chemistry from the University of London, and his fields of research were organometallic chemistry and NMR spectroscopy. He represented the TU Dortmund in the European Chemistry Thematic Network ECTN from its inception until 2008. He is a former chair of the Tuning Chemistry SAG and chaired the ECTN Eurolabel Committee during the initial phase of the Eurobachelor® and Euromaster® Labels. He was an ECTS/DS Counsellor and Bologna Promoter (later Adviser), and represented Germany on the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Committee on Chemical Education. He served for two years on the German Accreditation Council (Akkreditierungsrat).