Ronald George Wreyford Norrish
Born: 9 November 1897, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Died: 7 June 1978, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Affiliation at the time of the award: Institute of Physical Chemistry, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Prize motivation: "for their studies of extremely fast chemical reactions, effected by disturbing the equilibrium by means of very short pulses of energy"
Field: chemical kinetics, physical chemistry
Prize share: 1/4