JAPA (Online) 2015
Vol 43 pg 13-26

Edmund Albert Letts (1852-1918) – A Pioneer Environmental Analytical Chemist and his Association with Official Analytical Posts in Ulster

D. Thorburn Burnsa and Michael J. Walkerb

a)      Institute for Global Food Security, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast BT9 5HN, Northern Ireland, UK
b)      Michael Walker Consulting Ltd, 29 Dorchester Drive, Newtownabbey, BT36 5WP, Northern Ireland, UK


The life and contributions of Edmund Albert Letts, Professor of Chemistry in the Queen’s College, Belfast for 38 years are reviewed along with a brief history of Northern Ireland Public Analysts stemming from Letts’ teaching.

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