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Hodgkin, Prof. Dorothy Mary Crowfootfree

Hodgkin, Prof. Dorothy Mary Crowfootfree

OM 1965; FRS 1947

Born 12 May 1910; d of late J. W. Crowfoot, CBE, and Grace Mary, d of Sinclair Frankland Hood, Lincoln; m 1937, Thomas Lionel Hodgkin (d 1982); two s one d; died 29 July 1994

Emeritus Professor, University of Oxford; Hon. Fellow: Somerville College, Oxford; Linacre College, Oxford; Girton College, Cambridge; Newnham College, Cambridge; Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1977–82; Chancellor, Bristol University, 1970–88


Sir John Leman Sch., Beccles; Somerville Coll., Oxford


Fellow, Somerville Coll., 1936–77, Royal Soc. Wolfson Research Prof., 1960–77, Oxford Univ. Pres., BAAS, 1977–78. Fellow: Australian Academy of Science, 1968; Akad. Leopoldina, 1968; Mem., Ehrenzeichens für Kunst and Wissenschaft, Austria, 1983; Hon. Mem., Royal Instn, 1988; Foreign Member: Royal Netherlands Academy of Science and Letters, 1956; Amer. Acad. of Arts and Sciences, Boston, 1958, and other learned bodies. Hon. Foreign Member: US Nat. Acad. of Scis, 1971; USSR Acad. of Scis, 1976; Bavarian Acad., 1980. Hon. DSc Leeds, Manchester and others; Hon. ScD Cambridge; LLD Bristol; DUniv Zagreb and York; Hon. Dr Medicine and Surgery Modena; Hon. DL Dalhousie; Hon. DSc Oxford. First Freedom of Beccles, 1965. Royal Medallist of the Royal Society, 1956; Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1964; Copley Medal, Royal Soc., 1976; Mikhail Lomonosov Gold Medal, Soviet Acad. of Science, 1982; Dimitrov Prize, Bulgaria, 1984; Lenin Peace Prize, USSR, 1987


various, on the X-ray crystallographic analysis of structure of molecules, including penicillin, vitamin B and insulin


Archæology, children


Crab Mill, Ilmington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwicks

Ilmington (060882) 233