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2020 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

Winner 2020

Explaining Humans: What Science Can Teach Us about Life, Love and Relationships (Viking) by postdoctoral scientist and debut author Dr Camilla Pang is the 33rd winner of the Royal Society Science Book Prize, sponsored by Insight Investment.

The Prize, which celebrates the very best in popular science writing from around the world, was chaired in 2020 by biologist and poet, Professor Anne Osbourn FRS OBE. She was 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 was 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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