List of British Jewish scientists

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List of British Jewish scientists is a list that includes scientists from the United Kingdom and its predecessor states who are or were Jewish or of Jewish descent.

Physicists[edit]

Chemists[edit]

Biologists[edit]

Mathematicians and statisticians[edit]

Computer scientists[edit]

Economists[edit]

Social scientists[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

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  2. ^ JYB 1977, p.207
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  5. ^ JYB 1977 p207
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  13. ^ [1][dead link]
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  15. ^ JYB 1980 p182
  16. ^ JYB 1990 p201
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  22. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  23. ^ JYB 2005 p213, 214
  24. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  25. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  26. ^ [2][dead link]
  27. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  28. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born of Jewish parents in Vienna"
  29. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born in Linz, Austria, of Jewish parents"
  30. ^ [3][dead link]
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  34. ^ JYB 1990 p201
  35. ^ JYB 2005 p214
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  38. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  39. ^ JYB 1995 p193
  40. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  41. ^ [4][dead link]
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  44. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  45. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "son of Lithuanian-Jewish immigrants"
  46. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  47. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  48. ^ JYB 2005 p214
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  50. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  51. ^ JYB 2005 p214
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  53. ^ "Martin Fleischmann". Nndb.com. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  54. ^ "Rosalind Franklin". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  55. ^ JYB 1980 p182
  56. ^ Encyclopedia Judaica 8:262
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  58. ^ JYB 2000 p211-2
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  65. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica 13:54
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  68. ^ Dictionary of National Biography
  69. ^ JYB 1995 p193
  70. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  71. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  72. ^ Encyclopedia Judaica, 15:670
  73. ^ Friedenwald, H. (1946), Jewish Luminaries in Medical History
  74. ^ "Chaim Weizmann". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  75. ^ JYB 1960 p216
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  77. ^ JYB 1977 p207
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  80. ^ Peter Sommer. "Gustav V. R. Born, The Born Family in Göttingen and Beyond, Termessos Verlag". Termessos.de. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  81. ^ "Sydney Brenner | South African History Online". Sahistory.org.za. 1927-01-13. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  82. ^ The Times, 6/7/06 p34: "A Call by Jews in Britain" (advert signed by 300 British Jews)
  83. ^ [5][dead link]
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  85. ^ JYB 2005 p214, 230
  86. ^ [6][dead link]
  87. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  88. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  89. ^ JYB 1977 p207
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  91. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  92. ^ Jewish Chronicle Obituary, 25 October 2007
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  94. ^ JYB 1967 p208
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  96. ^ Encyclopedia Judaica 4:138
  97. ^ [7][dead link]
  98. ^ JYB 2005 p214
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  101. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  102. ^ "Bernard Katz". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  103. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  104. ^ "Jewish REcipients of the Lasker Award in Basic Medical Research". Jinfo.org. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  105. ^ "dictionary of medical eponyms". Whonamedit.com. 1981-11-22. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  106. ^ Jewish Chronicle, 8 January 1999, p.6: "Three Jewish knights feature among the New Year honours: ... Nichola Serota ... John Krebs ... Victor Blank."
  107. ^ "Driving force of city university's growth": Western Daily Press 19 July 2006: "the family is Jewish".
  108. ^ JYB 1995 p193
  109. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  110. ^ JYB 2005 213
  111. ^ "Cesar Milstein". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  112. ^ JYB 1995 p193
  113. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  114. ^ JYB 2000 p211
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  117. ^ JYB 1990 p199, 202, 259
  118. ^ "Oliver Sacks". Christianity Today. 2002-06-01. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  119. ^ [8][dead link]
  120. ^ JYB 2005 p214
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  123. ^ JYB 1965 p214
  124. ^ a b c article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  125. ^ Death notices in Jewish Chronicle, 15 November 1996 p 31; confirms Sidney Hart was his uncle
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  127. ^ "Brodetsky biography". History.mcs.st-and.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
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  129. ^ "Times obituary". Groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
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  133. ^ Obituary, Jewish Chronicle, 6 Oct. 1978, p.32
  134. ^ Obituary in LSE Magazine, Vol 19 no.2 Winter 2007, p.45
  135. ^ "Goldstein biography". Groups.dcs.st-andrews.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  136. ^ "Gompertz summary". Groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
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  139. ^ JYB 1977, p207
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  141. ^ Jewish parents: Stephan Körner (JYB 2005 p215) and Edith Körner
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  144. ^ JYB 2005 p214
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  147. ^ JYB 2005 p214
  148. ^ "Rado_Richard summary". Groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  149. ^ "Jewish Recipients of the Fields Medal". Jinfo.org. 1942-08-14. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
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  151. ^ JYB 2007 p. 198
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  153. ^ JYB 2007 p198
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  156. ^ "Leo Marks". Mishalov.com. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
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  162. ^ Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek - Pg 145
  163. ^ The New Standard Jewish Encyclopedia, ed Geoffrey Wigoder, 5th ed 1977, p 1182–3
  164. ^ JYB 1990 p202
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  167. ^ The Economist, 11 March 2006 p95: "born a Jew"
  168. ^ a b JYB 2005 p315
  169. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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  173. ^ JYB 2005 p223
  174. ^ http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/4987-davids-arthur-lumley
  175. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "Elias, as a Jew, sought refuge first in Paris (1933–5), and then in London (from 1935), eventually becoming a British citizen in 1952"
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  177. ^ Jewish Chronicle obituary, 25 June 1993, p.15
  178. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd ed.
  179. ^ JYB 1980 p183
  180. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "An unbaptized Jew"
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  182. ^ "An interview with Norman Geras". Eis.bris.ac.uk. 2001-09-11. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  183. ^ "You are a Jewish, Zimbabwean, Mancunian philosopher... I have lived in Manchester more than half my life and am very much at home here."
  184. ^ [10][dead link]
  185. ^ JYB 1975 p213
  186. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "of Jewish parentage"
  187. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "the only child of prosperous Jewish parents"
  188. ^ Ben Pimlott. "Obituary: Professor Paul Hirst | Education". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
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