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The Award Ceremony for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014

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Event video

November
102014

18:30 - 19:30

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

An evening celebrating the shortlist of the 2014 Royal Society's Winton Prize for popular science books, hosted by Professor Alice Roberts, climaxing with the announcement of the 2014 winner.

Shortlisted books - Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014

The authors read brief excerpts from their shortlisted book, followed by a panel discussion led by host, Alice Roberts.

At the close of the evening our President Sir Paul Nurse announced that Mark Miodownik's Stuff Matters had won the 2014 prize.

The 2014 shortlist books are as follows.

  • Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics under Hitler by Philip Ball
  • Seven Elements That Have Changed The World: Iron, Carbon, Gold, Silber, Uranium, Titanium, Silicon by John Browne
  • The Perfect Theory by Pedro G. Ferreira
  • The Cancer Chronicles: Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery by George Johnson
  • Stuff matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World by Mark Miodownik
  • Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
The Award Ceremony for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014

An evening celebrating the shortlist of the 2014 Royal Society's Winton Prize for popular science books, hosted by Professor Alice Roberts, climaxing with the announcement of the 2014 winner.

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK