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2020 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

The Royal Society reveals the shortlist for the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2020, sponsored by Insight Investment. This year’s shortlisted books, chosen from over 172 submissions, represent the very best in popular science writing from around the world for a non-specialist audience.

The Prize, which celebrates the very best in popular science writing from around the world, will be chaired in 2020 by biologist and poet, Professor Anne Osbourn FRS OBE. She will be joined on the panel by representatives from across the worlds of science and culture: Blackwell's Trade Buying Manager, Katharine Fry; journalist, Katy Guest; Royal Society University Research Fellow, Dr Kartic Subr and actress and author Sophie Ward. 

The 2020 winner will be announced in an online event on Tuesday 3 November.

Find out more about the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

Shortlist 2020

Judging panel 2020

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