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Google honors Dorothy Hodgkin's X-ray vision

Christian Science Monitor - 11 May 2014
In her acceptance speech for the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Dorothy Hodgkin quoted a children's book by the eminent British scientist Sir William Henry Bragg: Skip to next paragraph. Related stories ...
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One step closer to halting the spread of Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya

Science Daily - 24 Jul 2017
Lowe is a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow and assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health. Lowe adds that this peak in dengue closely followed extreme flooding in the city, ...
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Mad Management: It is duty, not ethics, that makes for wise leaders

Sheffield Telegraph - 27 Jul 2017
Oxford is not about promising students a good job or even success. It is about promoting learning and, “doing the good”. The exemplars given in the booklet were the writer, Monica Ali; the Nobel prize-winner Dorothy Hodgkin, and Tim Berners-Lee who ...
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You Can Watch Fleming's Original Penicillin Culture in Oxford! (blog) - 11 Mar 2017
The exhibition also honors the role of Dorothy Hodgkin, an Oxford biochemist that pioneered X-ray crystallography decades before Rosalind Franklin used it to elucidate the structure of DNA. She used the technology to unravel the molecular structure of ...
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What did Dorothy Hodgkin contribute to chemistry? - 11 May 2016
English biochemist Dorothy Hodgkin was born in Cairo, where her archaeologist parents were working. She won the 1964 Nobel Prize for Chemistry – the third woman to do so – for pioneering protein crystallography, a technique that uses X-rays to ...
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Love story was match made by dying wife

Albuquerque Journal - 31 Jul 2017
Dorothy beat her third bout of cancer in early 2010 only to be diagnosed later that year with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. She and Debbie kept in touch through the years, but that year their conversations could last for hours. “I was going through a very bad ...
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Dorothy Hodgkin and Margaret Thatcher were chalk and cheese

The Guardian - 25 Feb 2016
Alice Prochaska comments on the academic and personal relationship between Margaret Thatcher (née Roberts) and Dorothy Hodgkin (Letters, 25 February). Of the academic relationship, Hodgkin's biographer, Georgina Ferry, recalls Margaret Roberts' year ...
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Dorothy Hodgkin: The making of a brainiac

Los Angeles Times - 12 May 2014
Dorothy Hodgkin made incredible contributions to science. But while checking out the achievements of this Google Doodle-celebrated chemist, pause to appreciate some of the factors that shaped her intellect -- intriguing parents and a childhood that ...
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Smartest people, mediocre nation

Vanguard - 04 Jul 2017
BRITISH Nobel laureate Dorothy Hodgkin once noted that the University of Lagos was one of the world centres of expertise in her specialist field of chemical crystallography. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria had the first world class computer centre in Africa.
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Public donations sought for career returners' chemistry fellowship

Chemistry World (subscription) - 31 May 2017
The Dorothy Hodgkin fellowship – named after the x-ray crystallographer and chemistry Nobel laureate who was the first woman at the university to receive maternity pay – aims to help address the 'leaky pipeline' of women leaving academia. The initial ...
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Dorothy Hodgkin and the Year of Crystallography

The Guardian - 14 Jan 2014
Exactly 50 years after the award of the prize to von Laue, Dorothy Hodgkin won the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work in establishing the structures of the vitamin B12 and penicillin, also via x-ray crystallography. During those 50 years the ...
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Colouring by letters: the life of Dorothy Hodgkin

The Guardian - 12 Oct 2014
The same catapulting into the past can be done with sound as BBC Radio 4 did this past week with An Eye for Pattern: the Letters of Dorothy Hodgkin, a programme timed to mark the 50th anniversary of her award of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. In five ...
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Margaret Thatcher's surprising relationship with Dorothy Hodgkin

The Guardian - 13 Aug 2014
Adam Ganz's new play – The Chemistry Between Them, to be broadcast on Radio 4 this month – explores one of the most intriguing friendships in the history of science and politics: Margaret Thatcher and Dorothy Hodgkin. As well as winning the Nobel Prize ...
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School unveils plaque to Nobel-winning pupil Dorothy Hodgkin

BBC News - 13 Mar 2015
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 ...
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International Women's Day: meeting Olga Kennard

Times Higher Education (THE) (blog) - 08 Mar 2017
The others are Dorothy Hodgkin (who remains the only British female scientist ever to have won a Nobel prize), Kathleen Lonsdale, Louise Johnson and Olga Kennard, the only surviving representative. I had no idea of the state of her health, but tried ...

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