|Born||6 January 1935 (age 83)|
|Awards||Fellow of the Royal Society, Rutherford Medal and Prize|
John Derek Dowell FRS (born 6 January 1935) is a British physicist, and emeritus professor at University of Birmingham. He won the 1988 Rutherford Medal and Prize. He was educated at the University of Birmingham (BSc, PhD).
In July 2002, a symposium was held in his honor, as he retired in September of that year.
- Dowell, Prof. John Derek, (born 6 Jan. 1935), Poynting Professor of Physics, University of Birmingham, 1997–2002, now Emeritus | WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.14040.
- "Symposium on High Energy Physics to mark the retirement of Professor John Dowell FRS". School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham. July 3, 2002. Retrieved January 28, 2017.