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Authorised form of nameHodgkin; Sir; Alan Lloyd (1914 - 1998); physiologist
SurnameHodgkin
ForenamesAlan Lloyd
Dates1914 - 1998
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England (05 February 1914)
Death:
20 December 1998
ActivityEducation:
Downs School, Colwall, Herefordshire, Gresham's, Holt and Trinity. Scholarship to Trinity College Cambridge to study for the Natural Sciences Tripos (1932)
Career:
John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Biophysics, University of Cambridge (1970-1981); Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge; Master of Trinity from 1978. An internationally renowned neurophysiologist.
Honours:
KBE 1972; OM 1973
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1948
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1958; Copley Medal 1965; Nobel Prize (Physiology or Medicine) 1963
Lectures:
Croonian 1957; Tercentenary 1960
Council:
1958-1960, 1970-1975; PRS 1970-1975
RelationshipsGreat Grandfather was Luke Howard, meteorologist (FRS 1821); great uncle was Thomas Hodgkin, physician and anatomist who gave his name to Hodgkin's disease.
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2000 vol 46 pp 219-241, plate, by Sir Andrew Huxley
References:
Sir Andrew Huxley, 'Living With Electrical Impulses', review of Alan Hodgkin, Chance and Design. Reminiscences of Science in Peace and War in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 133-139, plate
NCUACS 'Catalogue of the papers and correspondence of Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin OM FRS' 3 volumes, 2005. Papers deposited in The Library, Trinity College Cambridge.
N Calver and M Parker ' The logic of scientific Unity? Medawar, the Royal Society and the Rothschild controversy 1971-2.' In Notes and Records, Vol 70, Issue 1, March 2016 pp 83-100
Royal Society codeNA3688
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002155Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloydnd
GLB/65/108/3A L Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown20 June 1966
HWT/32/1Agenda and papers for first meeting of Committee, 8 June 19711971
GLB/65/47/98Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown21 May 1962
GLB/18/4Letter from Alan Hodgkin to Brown25 April 1961
HWT/32/2Letter from President of the Royal Society (Alan Lloyd Hodgkin) to members of Committee enclosing 'preliminary draft of a memorandum which might form the basis of our reply to Lord Rothschild'16 June 1971
GLB/18/12Brown to Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge4 May 1962
GLB/65/47/99Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to D C Martin1 August 1962
EC/1948/10Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd: certificate of election to the Royal Society
GLB/65/47/102Brown to Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge4 May 1964
GLB/65/47/103Mrs Albert D Lasker, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, New York to Hodgkin28 February 1966
GLB/65/47/101Brown to Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge23 May 1963
GLB/65/47/104Hodgkin to Mrs Albert D Lasker, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, New York 31 March 1966
GLB/65/47/100Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown1 August 1962
GLB/65/47/97Copy of a letter from Alan Hodgkin to Charles Phillips10 April 1962
GLB/65/47/107Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown30 April 1969
GLB/19/1/67Alan Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown5 February 1960
GLB/65/57/18A L Hodgkin, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown22 September 1966
HWT/23/1/5Reports by Thompson and Alan Hodgkin on visit to JapanApril 1970
IM/001639Hill, Archibald Vivian and Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd1935
HWT/26/2Programmes, invitation cards, list of Indian Fellows of the Royal Society, reports of proceedings and speeches of Indian President and President of the Royal Society, Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin1971
HWT/32/4Copy of letter from Lord Rothschild to President of the Royal Society enclosing 'Comments on the Royal Society's memorandum to the Central Policy Review Staff'July - September 1971
P/0068Portrait of Hodgkin, Sir Alan1975
HWT/23/4Correspondence and papers regarding election of Emperor Hirohito of Japan as a Fellow of the Royal SocietyApril - August 1971
HWT/24/2/2Correspondence and papers regarding Royal Society policy subsequent to the Russian invasion of CzechoslovakiaAugust 1968 - December 1969
IM/002153Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloydnd
IM/002156Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloydnd
IM/002154Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd and Keynes, Richard Darwin April 1976
IM/002152Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloydnd
IM/002477Group photograph1973
IM/GA/AR/7183Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloydnd
IM/GA/WS/3095Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloydnd
IM/002151Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloydnd
RR/69/170Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'The electrical constants of a crustacean nerve fibre' by Alan Lloyd Hodgkin and William Albert Hugh Rushton1945
RR/69/171Referee's report by Archibald Vivian Hill, on a paper 'The electrical constants of a crustacean nerve fibre' by Alan Lloyd Hodgkin and William Albert Hugh Rushton1945
MOB/056Apothecaries' scalesc.1820-1840
HWT/21/3/1Invitations, arrangements and Thompson's manuscript notesAugust - December 1970
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