Joseph Rotblat is appointed Lecturer and afterwards Senior Lecturer in Department of Physics at the University of Liverpool.
Joseph Rotblat co-founds the Atomic Scientists Association and he serves as its Executive Vice-President from 1952-1959.
Joseph Rotblat becomes Doctor of Physics at the University of Warsaw.
Joseph Rotblat earns his DSc at University of London.
In 1939 Joseph Rotblat starts working at the University of Liverpool on the feasibility of the atom bomb with James Chadwick.
Joseph Rotblat is appointed Director of Research in Nuclear Physics at Liverpool University.
Joseph Rotblat dies in London aged 96.
Joseph Rotblat signs along with Einstein and other scientists, a document drawn up by Bertrand Russell that decries nuclear proliferation and warns of the dangers of nuclear war.
As soon as Joseph Rotblat discovers from General Leslie R Groves, head of the Manhattan Project, that the real purpose in making the bomb is to subdue the Soviet Union, Rotblat decides to quit the project. He is the only scientist who leaves the project.
Joseph Rotblat receives half of the Nobel Peace Prize along with Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs "for their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and, in the longer run, to eliminate such arms". Rotblat believes that scientists have an individual moral responsibility and, just as the Hippocratic Oath provides a code of conduct for physicians, scientists should have their own code of moral conduct.
Joseph Rotblat and Bertrand Russell found Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, an international organization that brings together scholars and public figures to work toward reducing the danger of armed conflict and to seek solutions to global security threats. Rotblat serves as conference secretary-general (1957–73) and president (1988–98).
Joseph Rotblat becomes Research Fellow of Radiological Laboratory of Scientific Society of Warsaw.
Joseph Rotblat is appointed Assistant Director of Atomic Physics Institute of Free University of Poland.
After the end of World War I, Rotblat works as a domestic electrician in Warsaw wanting to become a physicist. He succeeds in winning a place in the physics department of the Free University of Poland, where he earns his MA.
Joseph Rotblat earns his Ph.D. at the University of Liverpool.
Joseph Rotblat is born in Warsaw to a Jewish family. His father, Zygmunt Rotblat, builds up and runs a horse-drawn carriage business.
Joseph Rotblat follows James Chadwick to Los Alamos to take part in the Manhattan Project supposing to work on the atomic bomb for the benefit of mankind.
Joseph Rotblat is appointed Professor of Physics in the University of London, at St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College. In the meanwhile he is also appointed Chief Physicist at St. Bartholomew's Hospital.
Joseph Rotblat obtains an Oliver Lodge Fellowship at the University of Liverpool.
Joseph Rotblat is Montague Visiting Professor of International Relations, at the University of Edinburgh.