First alumnus to win a Nobel Prize

  • Roger Tsien (G72) is the first alumnus to win a Nobel Prize, it was awarded for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, in collaboration with organic chemist Osamu Shimomura and neurobiologist Martin Chalfie.
  • Winston Churchill Foundation funds annual Archives By-Fellowship.
  • The Prime Minister decides to accept automatically College mastership nomination.
  • The first Alex Hopkins Lecture in chemistry takes place, that still happens annually.
  • Student Katherine Godfrey (U05) awarded BBC Student Radio Best Female Presenter.

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