Medallists and Prize-Winners

Members of Trinity have won the following Medals and Prizes. (There is a separate page of Nobel Laureates.)

Oscars

  • 2015 Eddie Redmayne
  • 2014 Dan Piponi
  • 1984 Sir Peter Shaffer
  • 1938 Ian Dalrymple

Fields Medal

Awarded every four year to two, three, or four mathematicians under the age of 40 at the congress of the International Mathematical Union. C$15,000.

  • 1966 Michael Atiyah
  • 1970 Alan Baker
  • 1998 Richard Borcherds
  • 1998 Timothy Gowers

Wolf Prize

Awarded in Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, and the Arts by the Wolf Foundation. US$100,000.

  • 1981 Physics. Freeman Dyson
  • 1992 Chemistry. John Pople
  • 1994 Medicine. Michael Berridge
  • 2010 Agriculture. David Baulcombe

Balzan Prize

Four prizes annually in the categories of humanities, social sciences and the arts, and physics, mathematics, natural sciences and medicine. CHF 1M.

  • 1989 Martin Rees
  • 1991 John Maynard Smith
  • 1999 John Elliott

Guthrie Medal

Awarded annually by the Institute of Physics. £1,000.

  • 1989 Martin Rees
  • 2007 Gil Lonzarich

Abel Prize

Mathematics. Awarded annually by the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters. kr 6M.

  • 2004 Michael Atiyah

Crafoord Prize

Awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in rotation to Astronomy and Mathematics, Geosciences, Biosciences. US$500,000.

  • 2005 Martin Rees

Copley Medal

The oldest of the Royal Society’s awards, given annually. Trinity awardees listed here from 1944.

  • 1944 G. I. Taylor
  • 1946 Edgar Adrian
  • 1948 Archibald Hill
  • 1958 John Littlewood
  • 1965 Alan Hodgkin
  • 1973 Andrew Huxley
  • 1984 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
  • 1985 Aaron Klug
  • 1988 Michael Atiyah
  • 1998 James Lighthill
  • 1999 John Maynard Smith
  • 2002 John Pople