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Prof Mary Thomson


Department: Newcastle Business School

Mary Thomson joined Northumbria University in October 2013 as a Reader of Decision Science. Herresearch interests focus on judgmental forecasting, forecasting support systems, risk perception and risk communication. Her work has appeared in several book chapters and journals such as Risk Analysis, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Forecasting,andthe European Journal of Operational Research.  

Key Publications

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  • Combining Forecasts: Performance and Coherence, Thomson, M., Pollock, A., Onkal, D., Gonul, M. 1 Apr 2019, In: International Journal of Forecasting
  • Evaluating expert advice in forecasting: Users’ reactions to presumed vs. experienced credibility, Önkal, D., Sinan Gönül, M., Goodwin, P., Thomson, M., Öz, E. 1 Jan 2017, In: International Journal of Forecasting
  • Investigating the Influence of Causal Attributions on Both the Worksheet and Checklist Versions of the HCR-20, Murray, J., Charles, K., Cooke, D., Thomson, M. 1 Jan 2014, In: International Journal of Forensic Mental Health
  • Lawyer and Nonlawyer Susceptibility to Framing Effects in Out-of-Court Civil Litigation Settlement, Belton, I., Thomson, M., Dhami, M. Sep 2014, In: Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
  • Effects of trend strength and direction on performance and consistency in judgmental exchange rate forecasting, Thomson, M., Pollock, A., Gönül, M., Önkal, D. Apr 2013, In: International Journal of Forecasting
  • Investigating the relationship between justice-vengeance motivations and punitive sentencing recommendations, Murray, J., Thomson, M., Cooke, D., Charles, K. Feb 2013, In: Legal and Criminological Psychology
  • Information search and product knowledge: Differences between shopaholics and general shoppers in the UK and Taiwan, Lo, H., Harvey, N., Thomson, M. 2012, In: Journal of Customer Behaviour
  • On the relevance of Cognitive Continuum Theory and quasirationality for understanding management judgment and decision making, Dhami, M., Thomson, M. Aug 2012, In: European Management Journal
  • Age-related differences on cognitive overload in an audio-visual memory task, Murray, J., Thomson, M. Mar 2011, In: European Journal of Psychology of Education
  • Influencing expert judgment: Attributions of crime causality, Murray, J., Thomson, M., Cooke, D., Charles, K. 2011, In: Legal and Criminological Psychology

PGR Supervision

  • Arrian Cornwell Advancing the Puzzle: A Search for a Unified Model of Foreign Subsidiary Survival in Conflict-Settings Start Date: 01/10/2014 End Date: 10/04/2019
  • Francis Christofis An investigation on how to make fast fashion consumers ‘greener’: understanding intent, behaviour, and testing intervention. Start Date: 25/01/2021
  • Henry Ogbeide An Exploratory Examination of Anti-Money Laundering Risk Assessment Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Jeffrey Tan Start Date: 01/10/2017


  • Business Studies PhD June 30 1999
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2017

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