"It is Saini’s attention to power that will make her...essential reading..." —The Times Literary Supplement
Angela Saini is an award-winning science journalist, author, and broadcaster. She presents radio, podcasts, and television programs for BBC, and her writing has appeared across the world, including in The Financial Times, Wired, and National Geographic. She has given keynote lectures at universities across the world, including the Simonyi Lecture at Oxford and the Yale Poynter Fellowship lecture in 2022.
Angela’s 2019 book, Superior: The Return of Race Science, was published to enormous critical acclaim and was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize, the Hughes Prize, and the Foyles Book of the Year. Her previous work, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong, was published in 2017, winning the Physics World Book of the Year. Her fourth book, The Patriarchs, will be published in spring 2023.
In 2020, Angela was named one of the world’s top 50 thinkers by Prospect Magazine, and in 2018, she was voted one of the most respected journalists in the UK. In 2015, she won the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Kavli Science Journalism gold award for a BBC Radio 4 documentary about birdsong and human language. She has also received a best feature award from the Association of British Science Writers.
Angela has a Masters in Engineering from Oxford University, and a second Masters in Science and Security from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. She is the founder of ‘Challenging Pseudoscience’, at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, an advisory board member of the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, and she sits on the Lancet Covid-19 Commission Task Force on Global Health Diplomacy. Angela has given distinguished and keynote lectures at Yale, Princeton, Oxford, among other notable institutions. In 2019, she was made an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association, and in 2022, she was a Logan Nonfiction Fellow in New York and was in Berlin in summer 2022 as a resident scholar at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute.
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