Dorothy Hodgkin


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Noun1.Dorothy Hodgkin - English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
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Some of the Nobel Laureates featured include Marie Curie, Melvin Calvin and Dorothy Hodgkin, he added.
As an independent Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin fellow I increased the photocurrent by developing new dyes.
Having met his future wife while studying in the city, the aspiring scientist stayed on to gain his PhD before going to Oxford University where he specialised in X-ray crystallography and studied alongside Dr Dorothy Hodgkin, who was later awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry.
htm) Google Doodle Commemorates Dorothy Hodgkin 104th Birthday
London, May 12 ( ANI ): Google has celebrated 114 birthday of Nobel-prize winning British chemist Dorothy Hodgkin by creating a doodle for her on its home page.
IYCr2014 also acknowledges the 50th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, awarded to United Kingdom chemist Dorothy Hodgkin for her work on vitamin B12 and penicillin.
Others in the limelight include astronomer Caroline Herschel (1750-1848); Marie Stopes (1880-1958), palaeobotanist, women's right campaigner and advocate of birth control; Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994), a chemist who won a Nobel Prize for her work on mapping the structures of penicillin and insulin; and Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958), a molecular biologist who researched DNA and viruses.
Marie Stopes, a palaeobotanist and advocate of birth control, and Dorothy Hodgkin, who won a Noble prize in 1964 for her work in mapping the structure of insulin.
Exhibition Curator and Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow Dr Rim Turkmani said: "This exhibition uncovers the never-before told story of the connections between the early Royal Society and contemporary and classical Arabic learning, and how they were used to solve some of the most pressing problems of the day.