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Lecture: «Inferior? Superior? Was science ever neutral?» An evening with Angela Saini

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Monday 14 November 2022




University of Zurich
Restaurant uniTurm, Level M
Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zurich


6.30pm Welcome & opening remarks
Prof. Gabriele Siegert, Deputy President UZH
6.40pm Lecture «Inferior? Superior? Was science ever neutral?»
Angela Saini
7.30pm Questions from the audience
8.00pm Apéro Riche

Angela Saini: science journalist, broadcaster and author

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Angela Saini is an award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster. She presents science programmes on the BBC, and her writing has appeared in New Scientist, The Sunday Times, National Geographic and Wired.

Her latest book, Superior: The Return of Race Science, was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and named a book of the year by The Telegraph, Nature and Financial Times. Her previous book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong, has been translated into fourteen languages.

Angela has a Masters in Engineering from the University of Oxford and has been a Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Humboldt Foundation. In 2020 she was named one of the world’s top 50 thinkers by Prospect magazine.