nobel laureates


 

Two Nobel Laureates in Chemistry have been associated with the School: Sir John Cornforth (Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1975), who completed his undergraduate degree in the School, graduating in 1938 with First Class Honours and the University medal, and Sir Robert Robinson (Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1947), who was appointed as the first Professor of Pure and Applied Organic Chemistry at the University in 1912.

Sir John Cornforth Sir Robert Robinson