Nobel Laureates

The University of Manchester has a rich academic history and we can lay claim to 25 Nobel laureates among our current and former staff and students. 

Andre Geim

Andre Geim

2010 Nobel Prize in Physics

Konstantin Novoselov

Konstantin Novoselov

2010 Nobel Prize in Physics

John Sulston

John Sulston

2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Joseph E Stiglitz

Joseph E Stiglitz

2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

John Charles Polanyi

John Charles Polanyi

1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Arthur Lewis

Arthur Lewis

1979 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Nevill Francis Mott

Nevill Francis Mott

1977 Nobel Prize in Physics

John Richard Hicks

John Richard Hicks

1972 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Hans Albrecht Bethe

Hans Albrecht Bethe

1967 Nobel Prize in Physics

Melvin Calvin

Melvin Calvin

1961 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Alexander Todd

Alexander Todd

1957 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

John Douglas Cockcroft

John Douglas Cockcroft

1951 Nobel Prize in Physics

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett

1948 Nobel Prize in Physics

Robert Robinson

Robert Robinson

1947 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

George de Hevesy

George de Hevesy

1943 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Walter Norman Haworth

Walter Norman Haworth

1937 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

James Chadwick

James Chadwick

1935 Nobel Prize in Physics

Arthur Harden

Arthur Harden

1929 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

1927 Nobel Prize in Physics

Archibald Vivian Hill

Archibald Vivian Hill

1922 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr

1922 Nobel Prize in Physics

William Lawrence Bragg

William Lawrence Bragg

1915 Nobel Prize in Physics

Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford

1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Joseph John Thomson

Joseph John Thomson

1906 Nobel Prize in Physics