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Past winners

Over the decades, an incredible community of authors and judges have been involved with the Prize and the longlisted, shortlisted and winning titles have created a lasting legacy.   

Whether you would like to find out more about the impact of humans on our planet, journey into the information age or explore the universe, there is something to interest everyone. 

Our 2018 winner, Sarah-Jane Blakemore, won the Prize for her fresh insight, based on her own laboratory research, on how the brain develops during adolescence to shape the adults we become in Inventing Ourselves.

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