Professor John Cardy FRS

Professor John Cardy awarded Breakthrough Prize

Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics

Professor John Cardy, an Emeritus Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford, has today been named as 2024 joint laureate for the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. The prize recognises his profound contributions to statistical physics and quantum field theory, with diverse and far-reaching applications in different branches of physics and mathematics.

Professor David Deutsch from the University of Oxford's Department of Physics was named the 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics laureate last year.