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Angela Saini - 1Book Talk - 13th March 2019

13 March 2019, 4:00 pm–7:00 pm

Angela Saini - photo credit Andrew West

Angela Saini, author of the STS 1Book for 2018/19 'Inferior', will be visiting UCL to give a talk on Weds 13th March 2019.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Malcolm Chalmers – Department of Science and Technology Studies
0207 679 1328


LG26 Lecture Theatre
Bentham House
4-8 Endsleigh Gardens
United Kingdom

Dr Saini's talk will be on 'Bias and uncertainty: Why science isn’t always about the facts'. Covering material from her book 'Inferior', which looked at the issue of sex and gender discrimination in science, and also from her forthcoming book 'Superior', which takes a similar approach to race and science. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

About the Speaker

Angela Saini

Angela Saini is an independent British science journalist and author of two acclaimed books. She presents science programmes on BBC Radio and her writing has appeared in the Guardian, The Times, Prospect, New Scientist, Wallpaper, Vogue, Marie Claire, Science, New Humanist, Wired, Stylist and the Economist among othersShe has won a number of national and international journalism awards.
Her most recent book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story, was published in 2017 by Harper Collins and Beacon Press. Her first book, Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World, was published by Hodder & Stoughton in 2011, and became a bestseller in India. Her next, Superior: The Fatal Return of Race Science, will be published in summer 2019.
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