Nobel Prizes and Fellowships

The academic quality of the University is reflected partly in the Nobel Prizes and Fellowships associated with the University community.

Nobel Laureates

Nobel Laureates

Academicians of the Academy of Social Sciences

  • Terrell Carver, Professor of Political Theory, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
  • Sarah Childs, Professor of Politics and Gender, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
  • Professor Guy Claxton, Visiting Fellow, Graduate School of Education
  • Joanne Conaghan, Professor of Law, University of Bristol Law School
  • Michael Crossley, Professor of Comparative and International Education, Graduate School of Education
  • Rosemary Deem, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Education
  • Jenny Donovan, Professor of Social Medicine, School of Social and Community Medicine
  • Steven Greer, Professor of Human Rights, University of Bristol Law School
  • Ron Johnston, Professor of Geography, School of Geographical Sciences
  • Kelvyn Jones, Professor of Human Quantitative Geography, School of Geographical Sciences
  • Wendy Larner, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law and Honorary Professor of Geographical Sciences, School of Geographical Sciences
  • Gregor McLennan, Professor of Sociology, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
  • Judith Masson, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University of Bristol Law School
  • Roger Middleton, Professor of the History of Political Economy, Department of History (Historical Studies)
  • Tariq Modood, Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
  • Professor Judith Squires, Pro Vice-Chancellor
  • Mark Wickham-Jones, Professor of Political Science, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Emeritus:

  • Bernard Alford, Emeritus Professor of Economic and Social History, Department of History (Historical Studies)
  • Ray Forrest, Emeritus Professor, School for Policy Studies
  • Hilary Land, Emeritus Professor of Family Policy and Child Welfare, School for Policy Studies
  • Richard Little, Emeritus Professor, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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  • Gianni Angelini, British Heart Foundation (BHF) Professor of Cardiac Surgery and Director, School of Clinical Sciences
  • David Anstee, Professor and Visiting Fellow, School of Biochemistry
  • Graham Collingridge, Professor of Neuroscience in Anatomy, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • George Davey Smith, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine
  • Andrew Dick, Professor of Ophthalmology, Schools of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Clinical Sciences
  • Jenny Donovan, Professor of Social Medicine, School of Social and Community Medicine
  • David Gunnell, Professor of Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine
  • Andrew Halestrap, Professor of Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
  • Jeremy Henley, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, School of Biochemistry
  • Stafford Lightman, Professor of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences
  • David Lodge, Professor and Visiting Fellow, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Paul Martin, Professor of Cell Biology in the Schools of Biochemistry and Physiology & Pharmacology
  • Peter Mathieson, Honorary Professor of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Timothy Peters, Professor of Primary Care Health Services Research and Head of the School of
    Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Professor Jonathan Sandy, Dean of Medicine and Dentistry,  Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Eric Thomas, Professor, Vice-Chancellor

Emeritus:

  • Dick Denton, Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
  • Jean Golding, Emeritus Professor of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine
  • Jeffrey Watkins, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, School  of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Peter Wells, Emeritus Professor, School of Clinical Sciences

Fellows of the British Academy

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  • Katharine Ellis, The Stanley Hugh Badock Chair in Music, Department of Music
  • Robert Fowler, Henry Overton Wills Professor of Greek, Department of Classics and Ancient History
  • Harvey Goldstein, Professor of Social Statistics, Graduate School of Education
  • Ronald Hutton, Professor of History, Department of History (Historical Studies)
  • Ron Johnston, Professor of Geography, School of Geographical Sciences
  • Carol Propper, Professor and Research Fellow, School of Economics, Finance and Management
  • Tony Prosser, Professor of Public Law, University of Bristol Law School 
  • Fiona Steele, Professor and Visiting Fellow, Graduate School of Education

Emeritus:

  • Stephen Bann, Emeritus Professor and Research Fellow in History of Art, Department of History of Arts (Historical Studies)
  • John Burrow, Emeritus Professor of English, Department of English
  • Gillian Clark, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow of Classics & Ancient History, Department of Classics & Ancient History
  • William Doyle, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in History, Department of History (Historical Studies)
  • Peter Haggett, Emeritus Professor in Urban and Regional Geography and Senior Research Fellow in Geographical Sciences, School of Geographical Sciences
  • Richard Little, Emeritus Professor, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
  • Peter Warren, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology  

Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

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  • David Ewins, Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering
  • Peter Flewitt, Visiting Professor in Interface Analysis Centre, School of Physics
  • Patrick Godfrey, Professor of Systems Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
  • David May, Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science

Emeritus:

  • David Blockley, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Joseph McGeehan, Emeritus Professor of Communications Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • David Muir Wood, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Peter Wells, Emeritus Professor, School of Clinical Sciences

Fellows of the Royal Society

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  • Varinder Aggarwal, Professor in the School of Chemistry
  • Mike Ashfold, Professor of Physical Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • Michael Benton, Professor of Vertebrate Palaeontology, School of Earth Sciences
  • Jon Blundy, Professorial Research Fellow in Petrology, School of Earth Sciences
  • Graham Collingridge, Professor of Neuroscience in Anatomy, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Philip Donoghue, Professor of Palaeobiology, School of Earth Sciences
  • Richard Evershed, Professor of Biogeochemistry, School of Chemistry
  • David Ewins, Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering
  • Christopher Hawkesworth, Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Earth Sciences, School of Earth Sciences
  • Alasdair Houston, Professor of Theoretical Biology, School of Biological Sciences
  • Jon Keating, Henry Overton Wills Professor of Mathematics, School of Mathematics
  • Richard Kerswell, Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics
  • Stephen Mann, Professor of Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • Ian Manners, Professor of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • Jens Marklof, Professor of Mathematical Physics (RS Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder), School of Mathematics
  • David May, Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science
  • John McNamara, Professor of Mathematics and Biology, School of Mathematics
  • Mervyn Miles, Professor of Physics (Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder), School of Physics
  • Colin Pennycuick, Professor and Research Collaborator, School of Biological Sciences
  • John Rarity, Professor of Optical Communications Systems, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Tom Simpson, Alfred Capper Pass Chair of Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • Steve Sparks, Professorial Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences
  • Trevor Wooley,  Professor of Pure Mathematics, School of Mathematics

Emeritus:

  • Roger Alder, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • Sir Michael Berry, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Physics, School of Physics
  • Malcolm Brown, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, School of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Dick Denton, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
  • Richard Dixon, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • Geoffrey Eglinton, Emeritus Professor in Organic Geochemistry, School of Earth Sciences
  • Sir John Enderby, Emeritus Professor in Physics, School of Physics
  • Sir Anthony Epstein, Emeritus Professor of Pathology, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Bob Evans, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Physics, School of Physics
  • Peter Green, Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Professorial Research Fellow, School of Mathematics
  • Herbert Gutfreund, Emeritus Professor and Visiting Fellow in Physical Biochemistry, School of Biochemistry
  • Stephen Halford, Emeritus Professor, School of Biochemistry
  • Anthony Legon, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow of Physical Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • James Maxwell, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, School of Chemistry
  • John Nye, Emeritus Professor in Physics, School of Physics
  • Alan Roberts, Emeritus Professor, School of Biological Sciences 
  • John Steeds, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Physics, School of Physics
  • Anthony Walsby, Emeritus Professor, School of Biological Sciences
  • Peter Wells, Emeritus Professor, School of Clinical Sciences

Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education

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The University of Bristol has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education - the highest accolade for any academic institution – in recognition of its leading-edge research in obstetric and neonatal practice, which has made a positive difference to mothers and babies throughout the world.

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