FORA.tv Speaker - Stephen Jones

 Stephen  Jones  Thumbnail

Biography

Professor Steve Jones is Emeritus Professor of Human Genetics at the University College London. He has written a number of popular books on genetics and evolution, including "The Language of the Genes", "Y: The Descent of Men" and "Darwin's island". 

Jones has won the Rhone-Poulenc book prize and the Yorkshire Post first book prize in 1994; and the BP Natural World Book Prize in 1999. He was awarded the Royal Society Faraday Medal for public understanding of science in 1997 and the Institute of Biology Charter medal in 2003. More recently, he won the 2009 Zoological Society of London/Thomson Reuters Award for Communicating Zoology, for his book "Coral: A Pessimist in Paradise". 

In 2011, he was elected President of the UK Association for Science Education.

1 Program

Steve Jones: Nature, Nurture... or Neither?

04.13.11 | 00:43:30 min | 7 comments