Catz Nobel Laureates

Catz Nobel Laureates

St Catherine’s alumni, Fellows and friends have made lasting contributions to the advancement of knowledge in a wide array of fields, and we are delighted that a number have been recognised with a Nobel Prize.

1967 – Medicine – Ragnar Granit (1900 - 1991) (1967, Visiting Fellow)

1975 – Chemistry – Sir John Cornforth (1917 - 2013) (1939, Chemistry and Honorary Fellow)

1982 – Medicine – Sir John Vane (1927 - 2004) (1946, Pharmacology and Honorary Fellow)

1991 – Chemistry – Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932 - 2007) (Christensen Visiting Fellow, 2002)

1997 – Chemistry – Sir John Walker (b.1941) (1960, Chemistry and Honorary Fellow)

1997 – Physics – Professor Stephen Chu (b.1948) (2003, Christensen Visiting Fellow)

1999 – Chemistry – Professor Ahmed Zewail (1946 - 2016) (Christensen Visiting Fellow, 1991-92 & Honorary Fellow)

2001 – Physics – Professor Wolfgang Ketterle (b.1957) (Christensen Visiting Fellow, 2011)

2001 – Economics – Joseph E Stiglitz (b.1943) (Visiting Fellow, 1973-74 & Honorary Fellow)

2005 – Chemistry – Professor Robert H Grubbs (b.1942) (Christensen Visiting Fellow, 1997)