Angela Saini

journalist and author

Angela Saini is an award-winning independent science journalist based in London and the author of Geek Nation: how Indian science is taking over the world (2011), a journey through India to find out whether the country is set to become the world's next scientific superpower. The book was published globally by Hodder & Stoughton in spring 2011. Angela's work focuses on science, technology and their impact on society. Her writing has been published in New Scientist, Science, The Guardian and Wired, and she's a regular reporter on BBC radio science shows. She was shortlisted for the best feature award from the Association of British Science Writers in 2010 and named European Junior Science Writer of the Year by the Euroscience Foundation in 2009. Before going freelance, she was a reporter for BBC News in London, where her investigation into bogus universities won the Prix Circom Award for European television journalism. Angela started out as a newspaper journalist in New Delhi before joining ITN in London on its prestigious news trainee scheme. Her undergraduate degree was a Masters in Engineering from Oxford University and she has a second Masters in Science and Security from the Department of War Studies at King's College London. She writes a blog.

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#IJF12 / 26 april 2012

Geek Nation

Geek Nation by Angela Saini Geek Nation: how Indian science is taking over the world by Angela Saini was published globally in spring 2011. It hit the top of the non-fiction bestseller lists in Ind...