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Two UCL authors in running for Royal Society Prize

16 June 2010


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  • Dr Nick Lane
  • Two authors based at UCL have been included on the longlist for this year's Royal Society Prize for Science Books - the world's most prestigious award for science writing.

    Multi-award winner Professor Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment) has been recognised for his latest book, Darwin's Island: The Galapagos in the Garden of England.

    Joining him on the longlist of 12 is Dr Nick Lane (UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment) for his exploration of the building blocks of biological science, Life Ascending.

    The shortlist will be announced in August and the winner of the £10,000 prize will be revealed at a ceremony at the Royal Society in October.

    For more information follow the links above.

    Image: Photograph of an engraving of Charles Darwin, whose work inspired both Professor Jones and Dr Lane

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