Rediscovering The Lost Role Models For Girls Who Want To Be Scientists
In 1964, when Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin won the greatest award that chemistry has to offer, a paper declared "Nobel Prize for British Wife," as if she had stumbled upon the complex structures of biochemical substances while matching her husband's socks.
'We Could Not Fail,' and More
New York Times
... an African-American doctor, helped develop chemotherapy. Emmy Noether helped invent abstract algebra and create the equations to support Einstein's general theory of relativity. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin worked out the crystal structure of vitamin B12.
School unveils plaque to Nobel-winning pupil Dorothy Hodgkin
A plaque has been unveiled at the state school attended by the only British woman to have won a Nobel Prize in science. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin was a pupil at Sir John Leman Grammar School in Beccles, Suffolk between 1921 and 1928. She was ...
Academic Family – Dorothy Hodgkin
Royal Society of Chemistry (blog)
A few months ago I wrote a blog post about the first British Nobel prize winner, Sir William Ramsay, so I thought it was about time that I wrote about Britain's first (and only) female winner of the Nobel prize in chemistry, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. I ...