The book won the 1963 John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize.
It received the 1925 James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
It won the 1992 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.
Gladys Puttick Memorial Prize for Extemporisation (1994 & 1998)
It won the 1982 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize.
The South Korean government officially announced the establishment of the a Memorial Prize in Dr. Lee's memory.
It was for this book that she was awarded the 1995 James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
Chemistry won the 2006 Howard Eugene Day Memorial Prize.
The novel won the 1999 James A. Michener Memorial Prize and sold well enough to start a bidding war for his second novel.
He received the 2005 Holberg International Memorial Prize (about € 520,000).