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Angela Saini

Rainer Niermann

Angela Saini (b 1980, UK) is a prizewinning science journalist and author. She produces science programmes for BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service, and has written for such publications as New Scientist, the Guardian, the Times, Science, Cell, Wired, Wallpaper, Vogue and GQ.

Her latest book – Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story (2017) – won Physics Worlds book of the year prize and was also among the finalists for the Goodreads Choice Awards. Saini won the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Gold Award in 2015 for a radio documentary on bird song and human language.

Other honours include the Association of British Science Writers’ award and European Science Journalist of the Year from the Euroscience Foundation. Saini is due to release Superior: The Fatal Return of Race Science in 2019.

Saini is a meticulous researcher whose attention to detail is evident (..) It is my hope that this important book encourages scientists and educationists of the need for more evidence-based approaches to ensure equality and diversity in science.

JESS WADE, PHYSICS WORLD - about Inferior

An enlightening account that shatters gender stereotypes. (..) Science journalist Angela Saini paints a disturbing picture of just how deeply sexist notions have been woven into the fabric of scientific research – and how they are still being perpetuated within the science community today.

CHANTAL DE SILVA, INDEPENDENT - about Inferior
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