Angela Saini

Angela Saini is an award-winning British science journalist. Her first book Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World was published by Hodder in 2011, becoming a bestseller in India, and an Independent book of the year. She is now working on her second book, which will be about scientific research on women.

Angela frequently presents science shows on BBC radio and her writing appears in Science, The Guardian and New Scientist.
Between 2012 and 2013 she was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Related Sessions
Friday 30 September 2011, 7.00pm Poynter Room, V&A Café, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Publications

Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World (Hodder & Stoughton, 2011)

Archaeology: a load of old rubbish?

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