Medalha Real 
A Medalha Real, também conhecida como "Medalha da Rainha", é uma medalha de
O prémio foi instituído por
Vários laureados do
Ano  Nome  Campo  Motivo 

1826 


"Por seu trabalho sobre



"Pelo desenvolvimento da teoria atômica e seus outros trabalhos importantes e descobertas na ciência física."  
1827 


"Pelo seu trabalho intitulado Catalogus Novus Stellarum Duplicium." 


"Por sua


1828 


"Por determinação exata histórico da órbita de um cometa de curto período, como foi confirmado pela observação." 


"Para uma comunicação histórica, direito, em um método de renderização Platina maleável, sendo a conclusão de uma série de pesquisas sobre as propriedades dos corpos metálicos contidos nos minérios de


1829 


"Para descobertas históricas relativas ao sistema nervoso." 


"Para Descobrimentos históricos relativos às Leis de cristalização, e as propriedades dos cristais."  
1830 


Descobridor do



Colaborou para a


1831  Não houve premiação  
1832  
1833 


"For his Researches and Investigations in Vegetable Physiology, as detailed in his Work, entitled, Physiologie Vegetale." 


"For his Paper "on the Investigation of the Orbits of Revolving Double Stars," inserted in the Fifth Volume of the Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society."  
1834 


"For his Work, entitled,



"For his Papers on the Tides published in the Philosophical Transactions."  
1835 


"For his investigations and discoveries contained in the series of experimental researches in electricity published in the Philosophical Transactions, and more particularly for the seventh series, relating to the definite nature of electrochemical action." 


"For the papers published by him in the 16th and 17th volumes of the Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, entitled Supplement to an Essay on the Theory of Systems of Rays, and more particularly for those investigations at the conclusion of the third and last supplement, which relate to the discovery of conic refraction."  
1836 


"For his series of investigations on the anatomy and physiology of insects, contained in his two papers published in the Philosophical Transactions within the last three years." 


"For his paper on nebulae and clusters of stars, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1833."  
1837 


"For his researches connected with the theory of the tides, communicated to the Royal Society and published in its Transactions within the last three years." 
1838 


"For his papers entitled Researches in the Integral Calculus, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1836 and 1837." 


"For his paper entitled "Inquiries respecting the Constiitution of salts, of oxalates, nitrates, phosphates, sulphates and chlorides," published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1836."  
1839 


"For his paper on the theory of the astronomical refractions published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1838. Part II." 


"For his papers on embryology, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1838 and 1839."  
1840 


"For his paper entitled Contributions to the physiology of vision, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1838." 


"For his paper entitled On the chemical action of the rays of the solar spectrum on preparations of silver, and other substances, both metallic and nonmetallic, and on some photogenic processes, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1840."  
1841 


"For his paper entitled Experimental researches on the strength of pillars of cast iron, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1840." 


"For his memoir entitled the Chemical History of archil and litmus, published in the Philosophical Transactions for the year 1840."  
1842 


"For his letters on the electrolysis of secondary compounds and on voltaic combinations published in the Transactions for 1840 and 1842." 


"For his paper on the structure and use of the Malpighian bodies of the kidney, with observations on the circulation through that gland, published in the Philosophical Transactions of the present year."  
1843 


"For his paper entitled, an account of several new instruments and processes for determining the constants of a voltaic circuit, printed in the Philosophical Transactions for the present year." 


"For his researches on the law of extinction of the solar rays in passing through the atmosphere, contained in a paper published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1842."  
1844 


"For his paper on a general method in analysis, published in the Philosophical Transactions of the present year." 


"For his paper on the thermal changes accompanying basic substitutions, published in the Philosophical Transactions of the present year."  
1845 


"For his paper on the laws of the tides on the cost of Ireland, as inferred from an extensive series of observations made in connection with the Ordnance Survey of Ireland, published in the Philosophical Transactions for the present year." 


"For his paper entitled On the nerves of the uterus, which has been ordered for publication in the Philosophical Transactions."  
1846 


"For his experimental researches in electricity, twentieth and twenty first series, on new magnetic actions, and on the magnetic conditions of all matter, inserted in the Philosophical Transactions part I. for 1845." 


"For his paper entitled A description of certain


1847 


"For his papers published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1845, on the artificial formation of a vegetoalkali, and on benzoline, published in the same volume of the Transactions" 


"For his papers published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1845 and 1847, on the gas voltaic battery, and on certain phenomena of voltaic ignition"  
1848 


"For his paper on the solution of linear differential equations, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1848." 


"For his paper on the proper motion of the Solar System, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1847"  
1849 


"For his contributions to terrestrial magnetism, published in the Philosophical Transactions parts VII and VIII, and his memoir on the diurnal variation of the magnetic declination at Saint Helena, part I." 


"For his paper on the


1850 


"For his investigations on the chemical nature of wax, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1848 and 1849." 


"For his paper on the motion of gases, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1849." 
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1851 


"For his observations on the nebulae published in the Philosophical Transactions for the year 1850." 


"For his paper on the impregnation of the ovum in the amphibia (first series), published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1851."  
1852 


"For his paper on the mechanical equivalent of heat, printed in the Philosophical Transactions for 1850." 


"For his papers on the anatomy and the affinities of the family of the Medusae, printed in the Philosophical Transactions."  
1853 


"For his work entitled Geological Observations on Coral Reefs, Volcanic Islands, and on South America, and his work, Fossil Circhipeda of Great Britain, Section Lepadidae, Monograph of the Circhipeda." 


"For his paper on diamagnetism and magnecrystallic action, published in the Philosophical Magazine in 1851. (the award of this medal was declined by Dr Tyndall)"  
1854 


"For his researches in organic chemistry published in the Transactions of the Royal and Chemical Societies." 


"For his researches in various branches of science, especially in botany, as naturalist of the Antarctic expedition of Sir James Ross, and in an expedition to the eastern part of the Himalayan range; of which researches part has been published in works entitled The Antarctic Flora, and the Flora of New Zealand, and in various other communications, and part is now in course of publication."  
1855 


"For his various monographs and papers on entomology." 


"For the discovery of ten planetoids, the computation of their orbits, and various other astronomical discoveries."  
1856 


"For his contributions to natural history and physical geography." 


"For his various chemical researches relating to electricity, to the motive power of heat, and to other subjects."  
1857 


"For the isolation of the organic radicals of the alcohols, and for his researches on the metallic derivatives of alcohol." 


"For his numerous researches and works on all branches of scientific botany, and especially for his vegetable kingdom, and his genera & species of Orchideae."  
1858 


"For his various researches on the anatomy of the mollusca." 


"For his various astronomical discoveries and researches."  
1859 


"For his mathematical papers published in the Philosophical Transactions, and in various English and foreign journals." 


"For his important contributions to the advancement of systematic and descriptive botany."  
1860 


"For his investigations into the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, and for the introduction of a valuable method of conducting such investigations." 


"For his various experimental inquiries on the properties of the materials employed in mechanical construction, contained in the Philosophical transactions, and in the publications of other scientific societies."  
1861 


"For his various memoirs and researches in mathematical science." 


"For his researches on the


1862 


"For his researches on the compound ethers, and his subsequent communications in organic chemistry." 


"For the Armagh catalogue of 5345 stars, deduced from observations made at the Armagh Observatory, from the years 1820 up to 1854; for his papers on the construction of astronomical instruments in the memoirs of the Astronomical Society, and his paper on electromagnets in the Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy."  
1863 


"For his researches on the voltaic battery and current, and on the discharge of electricity through attenuated media." 


"For his researches in cryptogamic botany, especially mycology."  
1864 


"For his researches on the intimate structure of the spinal cord and brain, and on the development of the spinal cord, published in five memoirs in the Philosophical Transactions and in other writings." 


"For his observations on the total eclipse of the Sun of 1860, and for his improvements in astronomical photography."  
1865 


"For his papers in the Philosophical Transactions and elsewhere, on the magnetism of ships." 


"For his numerous & valuable contributions to geological science and more especially for his papers published in the Philosophical Transactions on the general question of the excavation of river valleys, and on the superficial deposits in France and England in which the works of man are associated with the remains of extinct animals."  
1866 


"For his researches on the spectra of some of the chemical elements and on the spectra of certain of the heavenly bodies; and especially for his researches on the spectra of the nebulae, published in the Philosophical Transactions." 


"For his researches in comparative osteology, and more especially on the anatomy of the skull, as contained in papers published in the Transactions of the Zoological Society and the Philosophical Transactions."  
1867 


"For their researches in agricultural chemistry." 


"For his geological researches in Canada, and the construction of a geological map of that colony."  
1868 


"For his labours in practical and theoretical zoology." 


"For his researches in analytical geometry and the theory of surfaces, published in the Philosophical Transactions, the Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, and the Quarterly Journal of Mathematics."  
1869 


"For his researches on the electrical and other physical properties of metals and their alloys." 


"For his measurement of an arc of the meridian at the Cape of Good Hope."  
1870 


"For his works on the recent and fossil Brachiopoda, more especially his series of monographs in the publications of the Palaeontographical Society." 


"For his researches and writings on mineralogy and crystallography, and his scientific labours in the restoration of the National Standard of Weight."  
1871 


"For his researches in zoology, physiology, and comparative anatomy." 


"For his researches on the lichens & their proximate constituents and derivatives, including Erythrite; and for his researches on the action of charcoal in purifying air."  
1872 


"For his long continued and valuable researches in zoology, and more especially for his inquiries into the natural history of the Spongiadae." 


"For his investigations on the organic bases of Dippells animal oil; on codeine; on the crystallized constituents of opium; on piperin and on papaverin; and for his researches in physiological and animal chemistry."  
1873 


"For his researches in zoology, and especially for his memoirs on the structure, development, and physiology of the gymnoblastic hydroids." 


"For his various chemical investigations, especially fot those on the chemical action of light, and upon the element Vanadium and its combinations."  
1874 


"For his researches on Slaty cleavage and on the minute structure of minerals and rocks; for the construction of the microspectroscope, and for his researches on colouring matters." 


"For his contributions to zoology & palaeontology, & especially for his investigations into the structure of the fossil plants of the coal measures."  
1875 


"For his long & important services in the science of geology, first as Professor of Geology, Trin. Col. Dub. And Director of the Geol. Survey of Ireland & chiefly for the great work which he has long conducted as superintendent of the Geol. Survey of India, also for the series of volumes of geological reports and memoirs, including the Palaeontographica Indica published under his direction." 


"For his various chemical and physical researches, more especially for his discovery of thallium, his investigation of its compounds and determination of its atomic weight; and for his discovery of the repulsion referable to radiation."  
1876 


"For his successful direction of the scientific investigations carried on by HMS Challenger." 


"For his researches both theoretical and experimental on the behaviour of ships, their oscillations, their resistance, & propulsion."  
1877 


"For his physicochemical researches on gun cotton & explosive agents." 


"For his numerous researches & writings on the tertiary plants of Europe, of the North Atlantic, North Asia, and North America, and for his able generalizations respecting their affinities, and their geological & climatic relations."  
1878 


"For his numerous & valuable contributions to the zoology & anatomy of fishes & reptiles." 


"For his investigations during thirty five years in magnetism and meteorology & for his improvements in methods of observation."  
1879 


"For his long continued & successful labours in geology and physical geography." 


"For his synthetical & other researches in organic chemistry."  
1880 


"For his researches into the action of explosives; his invention of the chronoscope; and other mathematical & physical inquiries." 


"For his contributions on various physiological & biological subjects published in the Philosophical Transactions & Proceedings of the Royal Society & elsewhere; and for his labours practical and theoretical, on questions relating to the antiseptic system of treatment in surgery."  
1881 


"For his various mathematical & physical papers, more especially for his researches in chemical optics, & his invention of the new and delicate analyser by which they were carried out." 


"For his numerous and important contributions to animal morphology; and more especially for his investigations respecting the origin of the urogenital organs and the cerebrospinal nerves of the Vertebrata; and for his work on the development of the Elasmobranch fishes."  
1882 


"For his various papers in mathematical and experimental physics." 


"For his valuable contributions to the morphology and classification of the Mammalia and to anthropology."  
1883 


"For his researches in pure mathematics." 


"For the eminent services which he has rendered to physiology and pathology, especially for his investigation of the relations of microorganisms to disease, and his researches on the electric phenomena of plants."  
1884 


"For his mathematical investigations on the rigidity of the Earth, and on tides." 


"For his investigations in the classification of plants, and for the great services which he has rendered to taxonomic botany."  
1885 


"For his electric and magnetic researches, and his invention of the microphone & the induction balance." 


"For his discoveries concerning the embryology and morphology of the mollusca and his services to embryology & animal morphology in general."  
1886 


"For his various mathematical and physical researches." 


"For his statistical inquiries into biological phenomena."  
1887 


"For his comparison of standards of length and determination of the figure of the Earth." 


"For his numerous researches in animal morphology, and especially his investigations."  
1888 


"For his investigations in mathematical & experimental physics, and on the application of scientific theory to engineering." 


"For his long services in Australian exploration and for his investigations of the flora of the Australian continent."  
1889 


"For his researches on fluorine compounds, and his determination of the atomic weights of titanium and gold." 


"For his researches in cardiac physiology and his important discoveries in the anatomy and physiology of the sympathetic nervous system."  
1890 


"For his researches in magnetism and electricity." 


"For his researches on the localisation of cerebral functions."  
1891 


"For his researches on liquid films, and his contributions to our knowledge of terrestrial magnetism." 


"For his researches among the older rocks of Britain."  
1892 


"For his work on photometry and stellar parallax." 


"For his work on secreting glands, and on the nervous system."  
1893 


"For his researches into the lifehistory of fungi and schizomycetes." 


"For his spectroscopic inquiries, and his researches on disruptive discharge through gases and on terrestrial magnetism."  
1894 


"For his contributions to mathematical and experimental physics especially to electrical theory." 


"For his investigations relating to the physiology of the nervous system, and of the thyroid gland, and to their applications to the treatment of disease."  
1895 


"For his services to biological science and oceanography in connection with the "Challenger" reports, and for his original contributions to the same." 


"For his investigations on magnetic induction in iron and other metals.  
1896 


"For his many original contributions to geology especially those upon the Old Red Sandstone of Western Europe." 


"For his invention of Quartz Fibres and and [sic] investigation of their properties, his improvement of the radiomicrometer and investigations with it, for developments in the art of instantaneous photography, and for his determination of the value of the constant of attraction."  
1897 


"For his researches in geographical, meteorological, and botanical science." 


"For his contributions to the progress of pure mathematics, and especially for his work in differential equations and the theory of functions."  
1898 


"For his researches on the optical effect of electrical stress and on the reflection of light at the surface of a magnetised body." 


"For his researches on the protoplasmic connection of the cells of vegetable tissues and on the minute histology of plants."  
1899 


"For his important monographs on British marine zoology and on the fishing industries." 


"For his contributions to physical science, especially in the domains of optics and electricity."  
1900 


"For his eminent contributions to the science of ornithology and the geographical distribution of animals." 


"For the number and range of his contributions to mathematical science" 
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1901 


"For his contributions to electrical science." 


"For his work in connection with the geographical distribution of animals"  
1902 


"For his researches into the functions and minute structure of the Central Nervous System, especially with regard to the motor and sensory functions of the cortex of the brain." 


"For his investigations in mathematical physics."  
1903 


"For his researches in solar and stellar parallax, and his energetic direction of the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope." 


"For his work on the chemistry of the carbohydrates and on the assimilation of carbonic acid by green plants."  
1904 


"For his valuable researches in the pathology of Malta fever, nagana, and sleeping sickness, and especially for his discoveries as regards the exact causes of these diseases." 


"For his researches in mathematics, particularly in the theory of groups."  
1905 


"For his researches on the Central Nervous System especially in relation to reflex action." 


"For his researches in physical science, especially in connection with the constant of gravitation and the theories of electrodynamics and radiation."  
1906 


"For his contributions to mathematics, especially the elliptic functions and their applications." 


"For his investigations and discoveries in connection with the structure and relationship of fossil plants."  
1907 


"On the ground of his investigations in mathematics." 


"On the ground of his discoveries relating to fossil fishes."  
1908 


"On the ground of his researches on the relations between the visceral & somatic nerves and on the functions of the different nerves." 


"On the ground of his work in seismology."  
1909 


"On the ground of his researches in the theory of elasticity and cognate subjects." 


"On the ground of his researches in connection with malaria."  
1910 


"On the ground of his treatise on the origin of a land flora." 


"On the ground of researches in physics and geology."  
1911 


"On the ground of his work in mathematics and physics." 


"On the ground of his researches in physiology."  
1912 


no rationale given 


"On the ground of his researches in mathematical physics."  
1913 


"On the ground of his contributions to the advancement of physiology." 


"On the ground of his eminence in physical chemistry, especially in connexion with explosions in gases."  
1914 


"For investigations in astronomy, chiefly in the lunar theory." 


"For researches in palaeontology."  
1915 


"On the ground of his numerous and important contributions to mathematical and physical science." 


"On the ground of his important contributions to ethnography and ethnology."  
1916 


"For his contributions to mathematical physics." 


"For his distinguished services to chemical physiology, more especially in reference to the chemical changes in respiration."  
1917 


"On the ground of his researches in vertebrate palaeontology." 


"On the ground of his work on cloudy condensations."  
1918 


"For his distinguished researches in physical astronomy and spectroscopy." 


"On the ground of his researches in chemical physiology."  
1919 


"On the ground of his researches in applied mathematics." 


"On the ground of his notable work on plant and animal cytology."  
1920 


"On the ground of his researches in pure mathematics." 


"On the ground of his contributions to biological science, and especially his studies in genetics."  
1921 


"For his researches on the distribution and movement of the stars." 


"For his researches on the gaseous exchange in plants & on the operation of limiting factors."  
1922 


"For his researches on condensation nuclei and atmospheric electricity." 


"For his researches in physiology and especially for his work in connection with respiration."  
1923 


"For his researches on animal metabolism" 


"For his researches in meteorological science"  
1924 


"For his application of scientific principles to engineering problems." 


"For his researches in pharmacology and physiology."  
1925 


"For his researches on the palaeobotany of Gondwanaland." 


"For his work on the constitution of the alkaloids carried out during the past few years."  
1926 


"For his distinguished work on the physical and chemical aspects of muscular contraction." 


"For his pioneer work on colloidal chemistry and the theory of lubrication."  
1927 


"For his researches in spectroscopy and atomic physics." 


"For his researches on the vascular system, following upon his earlier work on the mammalian heartbeat."  
1928 


"For his contributions to astrophysics." 


"For his discoveries which have shed new light on the problem of the origin of mammals."  
1929 


"For his work on mathematical analysis and the theory of prime numbers." 


"For his contributions to the science of immunology."  
1930 


"For his pioneer work in the accurate zoning of the palaeozoic rocks." 


"For his work on thermionics and spectroscopy."  
1931 


"For his distinguished work in experimental physics." 


"For his work on the anatomy and morphology of the fernlike fossils of the Old Red Sandstone."  
1932 


"For his important researches on dietary factors, particularly in connexion with rickets." 


"For his work in many branches of organic chemistry, especially on the structure of plant products and their phytochemical synthesis."  
1933 


"For his mathematical work in physics, geophysics and aerodynamics." 


"For his work on diseases due to viruses, including that on the cause and prevention of distemper in dogs."  
1934 


"For his work on the physiology of nerve and its application to the problems of sensation." 


"For his researches in the kinetic theory of gases, in terrestrial magnetism and in the phenomena of the upper atmosphere."  
1935 


"In recognition of his distinguished work and influence as a petrologist." 


"For his researches in mathematical physics, especially in the quantum mechanics of the electron and in optics."  
1936 


"For his work on the morphology of the excretory organs of the invertebrate and for his work on the comparative anatomy and embryology of the vertebrata." 


"For his work on statistical mechanics and allied departments of modern mathematical physics."  
1937 


"In recognition of his researches on the general biology and sexuality of the fungi." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on valency and on molecular structure."  
1938 


"For his discovery of the isotopes of nonradioactive elements." 


"For his important contributions to the theory and practice of statistical methods."  
1939 


"For his contributions to biochemistry and entomology; in particular for his demonstration of the part played by cytochrome in the oxidationreduction mechanisms of the living cell; and for his studies of the higher diptera." 


"For the leading part he had taken in the development of the new quantum mechanics."  
1940 


"For his contributions to the physiology of animal reproduction." 


"For his studies of cosmic rays and the showers of particles which they produce, for his share in the discovery of the positive electron, for his work on mesons and many other experimental achievements."  
1941 


"For his discovery of the nature of the carcinogenic substances in coal tar and for his investigations on production of cancer by synthetic substances." 


"For his researches on the atmospheres of the earth and the sun, on the internal constitution of the stars, and on the theory of relativity."  
1942 


"For his outstanding work on experimental epidemiology and immunology." 


"For his fundamental contributions to organic chemistry, particularly to the constitution of the sugars and the structure of complex polysaccharides."  
1943 


"For his distinguished contributions to the knowledge of mountain structure and his studies on the tectonics of vulcanism." 


"For his determination of the solar parallax and of other fundamental astronomical constants."  
1944 


"For his work in the analysis and synthesis of thyroxine, and in immunological chemistry." 


"For his fundamental contributions to meteorology."  
1945 


"For his notable contributions to plant ecology and to the study of the British flora generally." 


"For his work on the structure of proteins and other substances by Xray methods and for the solution of many other problems requiring a physical approach."  
1946 


"For his distinguished researches in cytology and genetics." 


"For his distinguished researches in the sciences of Xray structure analysis and Xray spectroscopy."  
1947 


"For his distinguished work on bacteriophages, viruses and immunity; and for his contributions to the study of infectious disease as an ecological phenomenon." 


"For his distinguished work on the mechanism of chemical reactions from the simplest gas phase processes to the complexities of cell division."  
1948 


"For his distinguished researches in cytology, ciliary movement, and particularly his anatomical and experimental studies of animal posture and locomotion." 


"For his distinguished work in geophysics and his important contributions to the astronomy of the solar system.  
1949 


"For his distinguished biochemical researches, in particular his investigations of (i) the biochemical role of vitamin B1 in tissue metabolism; and (ii) the mechanism of the toxic action of lewisite and other arsenical compounds." 


"For his distinguished contributions to many branches of atomic physics, and especially for his work in establishing the wave properties of the electron."  
1950 


"For his contributions to the comparative physiology of the Invertebrata, particularly his work on nerve conduction in Crustacea and Actinozoa." 


"For his work on the ele [sic] transmission of electromagnetic waves round the earth and for his investigations of the ionic state of the upper atmosphere." 
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1951 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to pathology by his studies of the functions of mucin and by his work on penicillin and other antibiotics." 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to organic chemistry, notably in the field of vitamin A and polyene synthesis."  
1952 


"In recognition of his creation of an experimental school of psychology which has established under his leadership an outstanding position recognized internationally as without superior." 


"In recognition of his extensive theoretical and practical studies of the mechanism of organic chemical reactions and the factors influencing them; and for his analysis of the structure of benzene."  
1953 


"In recognition of his classical researches on growth factors for bacteria and for laying the foundation of work leading to a rational approach to chemotherapy." 


"In recognition of his eminent work in the field of quantum theory and particularly in the theory of metals."  
1954 


"In recognition of his discovery of two key reactions in animal metabolism and for his distinguished contributions to the knowledge of cell energetics." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on nuclear and atomic physics."  
1955 


"In recognition of his distinguished experimental contributions of outstanding value to many aspects of insect physiology." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work in organic chemistry."  
1956 


"In recognition of his distinguished studies in the Palaeozoic rocks, particularly in Wales, his work on sediments, his palaeontological researches and the application of geological knowledge to practical problems." 


"In recognition of her distinguished work in the elucidation of structures of penicillin, vitamin B12 and other important compounds by the methods of Xray crystallography."  
1957 


"In recognition of his distinguished studies in plant physiology." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on algebraic geometry."  
1958 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on the mechanism of excitation and conduction in nerve and muscle." 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to physics, and particularly for his experimental and theoretical studies of collision phenomena in gases."  
1959 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions in the field of tissue transplantation immunity and acquired tolerance." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on the theoretical foundations of high energy and nuclear physics."  
1960 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions in the field of cellular pathology" 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to radio astronomy."  
1961 


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to neuroanatomy and primate morphology, which he has combined to provide new knowledge of human evolution." 


"In recognition of his pioneering work on the development of the photographic emulsion technique in the investigation of cosmic rays and the outstanding results derived therefrom on the elementary particles in cosmic radiation."  
1962 


"In recognition of his distinguished investigations of the function of the spinal cord, particularly of the mechanisms of excitation and inhibition." 


"In recognition of his distinguished researches in mathematical physics, particularly those related to the stability of convective motions in fluids with and without magnetic fields."  
1963 


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the understanding of the processes of rock metamorphism and the origins of granite." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work in biochemistry of plants, especially for his contributions to knowledge of photosynthesis."  
1964 


"In recognition of his important contribution to our understanding of the passage of protein from maternal to foetal circulations." 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to knowledge of the flow of compressible gases, and the mathematical theory of distributions."  
1965 


"In recognition of his distinguished work in many aspects of engineering, particularly for his design studies of large structures such as those exemplified in the radio telescopes at Jodrell Bank and Goonhilly Downs." 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to the complete structural analysis of a protein molecule (myoglobin), particularly the biological aspects of this study."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to astronomy, particularly for his work on the dynamical stability of galaxies."  
1966 


"In recognition of his pioneering invention, and major contributions to the subsequent development of hovercraft." 

Biologia estatística  "In recognition of his profound and farreaching contributions to the statistical methods of experimental biology."  


"In recognition of his distinguished studies in the ionosphere and on the propagation of radio waves."  
1967 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on the genetics and evolution of cropplants with particular reference to cotton." 


"In recognition of his outstanding researches correlating neural structure with function."  


"In recognition of his many distinguished contributions in all branches of retrology."  
1968 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to civil engineering, and in particular to the design and construction of longspan suspension bridges." 


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to knowledge of the chemistry of bloodgroup substances, with special reference to genetical as well as immunological considerations."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to algebraic geometry and to the study of differential equations by the methods of algebraic topology."  
1969 


"In recognition of his distinguished work in the wartime development of radar and latterly for the design and development of a highly successful scanning electron microscope." 


"In recognition of his pioneer work on the sequence of amino acids in proteins and of nucleotides of ribonucleic acids."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to physical oceanography and for his leadership as director of the National Institute of Oceanography."  
1970 


"In recognition of his fundamental and applied work on the plastic behaviour and design of framed structures which is now being used throughout the world." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on the visual pigments in the living eye and on chemical and nervous adaptation in the retina."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to pure and applied geology, and especially in the field of metallic ore deposits."  
1971 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to oil and gas exploration and the geology of oil and gas fields." 


"In recognition of his pioneering work on the molecular biology and structure of proteins."  


"In recognition of his distinguished experimental researches in atomic and molecular spectroscopy and its applications in chemistry, physics and astronomy."  
1972 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to the science and technology of heavy water reactors for power generation." 


"In recognition of his elucidation of the structure of DNA and his continuing contribution to molecular biology."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to organic chemistry, especially his theories on the conformation of organic molecules and his syntheses of natural products."  
1973 


"In recognition of his outstanding work on the isolation, characterization and development of the cephalosporin group of antibiotics." 


"In recognition of his penetrating investigations on the structure of immunoglobulins."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to radioastronomy."  
1974 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to molecular biology concerning the nature of the genetic code and its expression during development." 


"In recognition of his many contributions to aeronautical engineering, particularly in the realization of supersonic aircraft."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to theoretical physics and cosmology."  
1975 


"In recognition of the originality of his ideas and the determination with which he has pursued them." 


"In recognition of his solution of the threedimensional structure of an enzyme and his outstanding contributions to the techniques of xray crystallography."  


"In recognition of his distinction as a world leader in geophysics, especially the generation of the earths magnetic field, the origin of the oceans and continental drift."  
1976 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to emission and infrared spectroscopy and his origination of the atomic absorption method of quantitative analysis." 


"In recognition of his distinguished research in the field of immunology, especially as regards the recirculation and immunological role of lymphocytes"  


"In recognition of his fundamental contribution to the stereochemical unravelling of the biosynthesis of squalene and cholesterol from acetate and mevalonate."  
1977 


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the design and operation of highenergy particle accelerators." 


"In recognition of his distinguished research on the structure of muscle and on the molecular mechanisms of contraction."  


"In recognition of his distinguished studies of defects in crystals and especially of his elucidation of the process of work hardening."  
1978 


"In recognition of his outstanding individual and continuing contribution to the development of computer hardware in the United Kingdom over the last thirty years." 


"In recognition of his distinguished studies of the biological activity of peptide hormones in relation to their structure."  


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the physics of elementary particles with special reference to the unification of the electromagnetic and weak interactions."  
1979 


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the design and development of the Xray microscope, the scanning electron microprobe analyser, the high voltage and ultrahigh resolution (2.5A) electron microscopes and their applications in many disciplines." 


"In recognition of his distinguished work on narcotics leading to the discovery in 1975 of the enkephalins."  


"In recognition of his outstanding original contributions to the theory of crystal growth, dislocations, phase transformations and polymers, with wide applications in physics, chemistry and geology."  
1980 


"In recognition of his conception of the basic principles of the Interscan aircraft instrument landing system and the guidance of its development to a successful conclusion." 


"In recognition of his development of cell fusion for the study of somaticcell genetics and differentiation including the genetic control of malignancy."  


"In recognition of his highly original research in nuclear physics and of his outstanding contributions on giant resonances, radiative widths, secondclass beta decay and the fundamental symmetries of nuclear interactions and also on instrumentation."  
1981 


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to understanding the genetics of wheat and the development of new methods of producing improved varieties." 


"In recognition of her important contributions to synaptic biochemistry and pharmacology which are fundamental to modern neuropharmacology."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to preparative inorganic chemistry and in particular to the synthesis and application of organometallic compounds."  
1982 


"In recognition of his fundamental contribution to understanding the structure and genetic control of immunoglobulins; his hybridoma technique for producing monoclonal antibodies has revolutionized the potential practical applications of immunology." 


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to engineering thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, and particularly the internal aerodynamics of turbomachines."  


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to particle physics, particularly in relation to the properties of strange particles."  
1983 


"In recognition of his development of the techniques of generating ultrashort light pulses from lasers, and of picosecond streak cameras." 


"In recognition of his contributions to elucidating the nature of chemical synaptic transmission in nervous systems and the regulating effects of hormones in peripheral systems."  


"In recognition of his distinguished researches on queuing theory, on regenerative phenomena, and on mathematical genetics."  
1984 


"In recognition of his many distinguished contributions to microwave engineering, both theoretical and experimental, and in particular for research on microwave antennae." 


"In recognition of her distinguished contributions to the discovery of Xchromosome inactivation as a mechanism of gene dosage compensation."  


"In recognition of his distinguished contributions to the elucidation of the pathway for the biosynthesis of complex natural products."  
1985 


"For his great contribution to the development of finite element analysis and its application to the solution of engineering problems." 


"For his outstanding contributions to the techniques of nuclear transplantation and the use of the amphibian egg for investigations on replication, transcription and translation of genes."  


"For his fundamental contributions to the theory of gravitational collapse and to other geometric aspects of theoretical physics."  
1986 


"In recognition of his outstanding researches on acoustic microscopy leading to wholly new techniques and substantial improvements in resolution of acoustic microscopes." 


"In recognition of his pioneering use of statistical and epidemiological techniques to evaluate environmental factors in disease, notably that cigarette smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease and bronchitis."  


"In recognition of his many contributions, both theoretical and instrumental, to nuclear magnetic resonance."  
1987 


"In recognition of his major contributions to the physiology, pathology and pharmacology of platelets and of his widely used methods for studying platelet function in haemostasis and thrombosis." 


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the physiology of marine animals, to marine biology generally, and his leadership of U.K. marine science."  


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to radio and opticalastronomy."  
1988 


"In recognition of his distinguished research, particularly on microwaves and waveguides, and of his lasting influence as the founder of an unusually productive research school." 


"In recognition of her fundamental contributions towards an understanding of the biochemical genetics of carbohydrate antigens on cell surfaces and in secreted glycoproteins."  


"In recognition of his distinguished work on the theory of turbulence and turbulent diffusion, and the theory of microhydrodynamics and colloidal suspensions."  
1989 


"In recognition of his development of techniques to detect and monitor substances in the blood that regulate the circulation, and their application to the treatment of vascular and ischaemic conditions." 


"In recognition of his pioneering work on the clinical and molecular basis of the thalassaemias, and fundamental contributions to the unravelling of their heterogeneity."  


"In recognition of his pioneering work on the electromagnetic radiation emitted from chemical charges, leading to the basis of the chemical laser process."  
1990 


"In recognition of his pioneering development of the finite element method as a general procedure of solving problems of engineering physics and for demonstrating its success in applications to stress analysis, fluid mechanics, electromagnetics and many other situations." 


"In recognition of her distinguished research on mammalian embryology, particularly for providing much of the scientific basis for in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer, and for analysing sex determination in mammals."  


"In recognition of his deep and innovatory researches in classical and quantum physics, especially the discovery of the "Berry phase"."  
1991 


"In recognition of his distinguished research on cloud physics and, as DirectorGeneral of the Meteorological Office, his broadening and strengthening of research in meteorology in the UK." 


"In recognition of his discovery that inositol 1,4,5trisphosphate functions as a second messenger to mobilize calcium."  


"In recognition of his seminal role in developing a quantitative understanding of a wide range of geophysical and geological processes, including plate tectonics, mantle convection, continental deformation and melt segregation."  
1992 


"for his seminal contributions to the basic study of friction and wear between solids, of considerable relevance to the design of machines." 


"distinguished for the isolation of the EpsteinBarr virus which is closely associated with Burkitts lymphoma."  


"distinguished for his work which has revolutionized our understanding of fourdimensional geometry."  
1993 


"for his outstanding contribution to the theoretical mechanics of solids, and especially the plasticity of solids." 


"for his outstanding and original contributions to electrophysiological, computational and psychophysical study of visual sensation and perception."  


"In recognition of his contributions to solid state theory, in particular the bonding and structure of solids."  
1994 


"for his contributions to pharmacology and the discovery of basic mechanisms of signal transmission relevant to drug action." 


"for his many fundamental and analytical contributions to our knowledge of advanced aeronautical structures, and more recently to the biological sciences."  


"his many new discoveries in the understanding of liquid crystals, for a synthesis of the subject of his seminal book, "The invention of discotic liquid crystals", and for elucidating their remarkable properties."  
1995 


"In recognition of his discovery of colony stimulating factors which regulate the growth and differentiation of normal hematopoietic and leukemic cells." 


"In recognition of his work on the control of the cell cycle in eukaryotic cells by his discovery of the identity and function of genes that regulate the key control points in the process of cell proliferation."  


"In recognition of his contributions in clearly presenting the role of inorganic elements in biological systems."  
1996 


"In recognition of his contributions to the field of animal behaviour and the dominant influence it achieved on the emerging field of ethology." 


"In recognition of his pioneering work in plant reproductive biology, in particular the areas of taxonomy and ecology, whole plant physiology, development of subcellular systems in somatic and reproductive cells, pollen/stigma interactions and acto/myosin transport systems within the pollen tube."  


"In recognition of his achievements in number theory, in particular Fermats Last Theorem and his achievements in algebraic number theory particularly the celebrated main conjecture on cyclotomic fields."  
1997 


"In recognition of his contribution to our understanding of the way in which chemicals move from the living biosphere to the fossil geosphere, in particular the origin, genesis, maturation and migration of oil which has had great repercussions on the petroleum industry." 


"In recognition of his theoretical contributions to evolutionary biology, combining mathematics and biology to develop a sound understanding in such fields as population dynamics, paleobiology, ethology, behavioural ecology, bacteriology and genetics."  


"In recognition of his contributions to experimental particle physics, in particular the elucidation of the structure of the nucleon on the basis of observations of neutrino interactions, the quark substructure of the nucleon, and production of the first quantitative evidence for the validity of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD)."  
1998 


"In recognition of his development of the method of transferring spatial patterns of DNA fragments from the electrophoretic separation medium to membranes on which the hybridisation could occur known as southern blotting, now a fundamental technique in molecular biology." 


"In recognition of his many important discoveries in cellular and molecular physiology which have greatly advanced our knowledge of synaptic transmission in the nervous system and of long term effects of trophic interaction between neurones and effector cells."  


"In recognition of his pioneering work on the molecular chemistry of metalalkoxides and metalamides, their synthesis, structure and bonding, and for his studies of their conversions to metaloxides and metalnitrides, processes which now find common place applications in materials science, especially in the fields of microelectronics and chemical vapour deposition."  
1999 


"In recognition of his distinguished work over many years in chemical engineering, including fluid flow, process dynamics, gas absorption and fluidization technology which has been concerned with real problems of industrial significance." 


"In recognition of his fundamental contributions to our knowledge of the somatosensory system and, in particular, pain mechanisms, where his insights led to the therapeutic use of electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves, dorsal columns of the spinal cord, and brain stem for the control of pain, methods that are now in widespread use."  


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development and application of electron microscopy of materials, and to the underlying theories of electron scattering, in particular his extensive contributions to inelastic scattering theory, his systematic high resolution microscope studies of amorphous materials, his introduction of the concept of coherence volume for hollow cone dark field imaging and his pioneering use of a high angle annular dark field detector to image small catalyst particles."  
2000 


"In recognition of his invention and subsequent development of the World Wide Web, designing the universal resource locator (URL), an addressing system to give each Web page a unique location and the two protocols HTTP and HTML." 


"In recognition of his development of new hypotheses challenging the accepted views on autonomic neurotransmission, leading to new advances in the understanding of purinergic neurotransmission."  


"In recognition of his work in elucidating the mechanism of reactions involving free radicals." 
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2001 


"In recognition of his pioneering work on microsurgery of the mouse blastocyst which laid the foundation for major advances in biological knowledge, both in developmental biology and in understanding of gene function." 


"In recognition of his work on the neurobiological mechanisms of behavioural imprinting, embracing molecular, cellular, anatomical, electrophysiological and ethological approaches to learning and memory."  


"In recognition of his enormous influence across a wide spectrum of physical sciences, particularly theoretical condensed matter physics."  
2002 


"In recognition of his outstanding work on the epidemiology of smoking and chronic disease." 


"In recognition of her distinguished work on the molecular basis of cancer. She pioneered the use of transgenic mice to elucidate the role of various oncogenes in lymphoid malignancies."  


"In recognition of his seminal contributions to the development and understanding of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) methods"  
2003 


"In recognition of his pioneering research into virology. His studies and discoveries in the mechanisms by which influenza virus binds to the host cell, and in viruscell membrane fusion have had a fundamental impact on the field." 


"In recognition of his outstanding work in the field of contact mechanics. His work his characterised by elegant experiments, skilful analyses and insightful explanations of observed phenomena."  


"in recognition of his seminal contributions to the fields of paleoceanography and geochemistry."  
2004 


"In recognition of his work in both academia and industry, pioneering a new era of rational drug discovery." 


"In recognition of his outstanding discoveries and inventions which have had major impacts on large areas of genetics. "  


"In recognition of his distinguished career in the field of inorganic chemistry over the last 50 years, mainly in the area of the transition elements."  
2005 


"In recognition of his work which has had the highest level of influence in condensed matter physics and has resulted in the creation of the modern field of semiconductor nanostructures." 


"In recognition of his discoveries which have revealed the principles underlying cell signalling, and have been pivotal in understanding pathological states such as cancer."  


"In recognition of his seminal contributions to wetting transitions, dislocation melting and criticality of ionic solutions and many other topics in Statistical Mechanics."  
2006 


"In recognition of his profoundly significant recent discoveries for not only plants but for all of biology and for medicine." 


"discovering a key aspect of cell cycle control, the protein cyclin which is a component of cyclin dependent kinases, demonstrating his ability to grasp the significance of the result outside his immediate sphere of interest."  


"In recognition of his seminal contributions in surface sciences, disordered systems, photonics and most recently in metamaterials and the concept of the perfect lens."  
2007 


"making fundamental contributions to our understanding of DNA repair. His achievements stand out for their great originality, breadth and lasting influence." 


"In recognition of his many outstanding contributions and for continuing to use his prodigious talents on behalf of industry, government and academe to this day."  


"In recognition of his outstanding contributions to chemical synthesis with far reaching implications, particularly for the field of functional polymeric materials."  
2008 


"In recognition of his contribution to the rapid development of accelerator mass spectrometry and radiocarbon dating techniques." 


"In recognition of his major contribution to our understanding of the role of protein phosphorylation in cell regulation."  


"In recognition of his seminal work in protein engineering, which he has developed into a fundamental tool in enzyme analysis and the problem of protein folding."  
2009 


"For his highly innovative and diverse contributions to solidstate and materials chemistry." 


"For his pivotal contributions to our understanding of the control of DNA replication and nuclear protein transport, which has led to a novel screening method for cancer diagnosis."  


"For his outstanding contributions to the understanding of the mechanisms of protein folding and misfolding, and the implications for disease."  
2010 


"For his pioneering research and international leadership in the field of quantum optics and quantum information science." 


"For his pivotal contributions to the understanding of early mammalian development."  


"For his pioneering work on protein electrochemistry, which revolutionised the diagnostic testing of glucose and many other bioelectrochemical assays."  
2011 


"For his pioneering research in organic chemistry and outstanding contributions to the methodology of synthesis." 


"For his highly influential discoveries of the 'Holliday junction' structure in meiotic recombination and the function of DNA methylation at CG base pairs."  


"For his pioneering work in protein engineering and therapeutic monoclonal antibodies, and his contributions as an inventor and entrepreneur."  
2012 


"For his theories of symmetrybreaking in quantum field theory, with diverse applications to elementary particle masses, vortex formation in Helium 3 and structure formation in the early universe." 


"For his crucial contributions to the development of genetic engineering, to biotechnology and to the study of hepatitis viruses."  


"For his outstanding contributions to chemical synthesis at the interface between materials and biology and pioneering the field of organic electronic materials."  
2013 


"For his remarkable exact solutions of fundamental models in statistical mechanics." 


"For seminal contributions to population genetics, gene mapping and understanding of familial genetic disease."  


"For pioneering the application of the physical and engineering sciences to the development of ultrasonics as a diagnostic and surgical tool which has revolutionised clinical practice."  
2014 


"for his many deep and varied contributions to mathematics, including harmonic analysis, prime number theory, partial differential equations, combinatorics, computer science, statistics, representation theory, and much more." 


"for his discovery of tyrosine phosphorylation by src protein kinase that revolutionised our understanding of cellular signal transduction."  


"for his pioneering work in biomolecular mass spectrometry including strategy and instrument design and for outstanding entrepreneurship in biopharmaceutical characterisation."  
2015 


"for her pivotal contribution in observing, analysing & understanding pulsars, one of the most important astronomical discoveries of the 20th century." 


"for her work on the prediction and discovery of telomerase and the role of telomeres in protecting and maintaining the genome."  


"for his major contributions to the development of the Standard Model, particularly his success in making the case for the building the LHC."  
2016 


“For his pioneering work within catalytic chemistry, in particular on singlesite heterogeneous catalysts, which have had a major impact on green chemistry, clean technology and sustainability.” 


“For her innovative work within the field of mouse embryology and development, establishing the pathways involved in early body planning of the mammalian embryo.”  


“For his major advances and discoveries of new forms of matter and materials, in particular the development of chiral liquid crystals.”  
2017 


“for his major contributions to laser physics and the development of the field of attosecond science.” 
Peter e Rosemary Grant 

“for their research on the ecology and evolution of Darwin’s finches on the Galapagos, demonstrating that natural selection occurs frequently and that evolution is rapid as a result.”  
Melvyn Greaves 

“for his research on surface antigens of normal and leukaemic cells that defined the cellular lineage of different leukaemias and led to procedures now in routine clinical use.”^{ [1]} 