Roger Tsien (G72) is the first alumnus to win a Nobel Prize, it was awarded for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, in collaboration with organic chemist Osamu Shimomura and neurobiologist Martin Chalfie.
Winston Churchill Foundation funds annual Archives By-Fellowship.
The Prime Minister decides to accept automatically College mastership nomination.
The first Alex Hopkins Lecture in chemistry takes place, that still happens annually.
Student Katherine Godfrey (U05) awarded BBC Student Radio Best Female Presenter.