Awards and Honours

 
 

Wellcome Book Prize 2017 - Finalist

LA Times Book Prize 2017 - Finalist

Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences 2016

Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award for biomedical reporting, 2016

European Science Writers Junior Award 2016 

Association of British Science Writer Awards 2014 - Best Science Blog

UK Science Blog Prize 2012 - runner-up

Association of British Science Writers NUJ Stephen White Award for best communication of science in a non science context 2012. 

Association of British Science Writer Awards, runner-up for Best Feature 2012. 

Featured in The Best American Science Writing 2011 anthology

National Academies Keck Science Communication Award in the Online category 2010. 

Three Quarks Daily Science Prize 2010

Research Blogging Awards for Research Blog of the Year, Best Post of the Year, and Best Lay-Level Blog 2010. 

Association of British Science Writers Best Newcomer Award 2009.

Daily Telegraph Science Writer Award 2007, and runner-up awards in 2006-4