Steve Jones

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Steve Jones is a Welsh geneticist and author of numerous books on popular science. In addition to several television and radio broadcasts on scientific topics and issues (many of which were for the BBC Service), Steve Jones has written eight books: The Language of the Genes (1993), In the Blood: God, Genes and Destiny (1997), Almost Like a Whale: The Origin of Species Updated (1999), Darwin’s Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated (2000), Y: The Descent of Man (2003), Introducing Genetics (2005 with Borin Van Loon), Coral (2007) and Darwin’s Island (2009). In 1996, he was awarded the Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize for his writing and was chosen, in 1991, to deliver BBC Radio 4’s Reith Lectures. He delivered the inaugural 2012 NGC Bocas Lecture.

More resources:

Click here to buy Steve Jones’s books.

Read the Young Scientists Journal‘s interview.

Read Science in School‘s interview.

Read Evolutionary Psychology‘s review of Y: The Descent of Man.

Read Human Nature Review‘s review of Y: The Descent of Man.

Listen to Steve Jones’s BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures “The Language of the Genes“.

Watch Steve Jones’s lecture “Is Human Evolution Over?“, part of the University of Edinburgh’s Enlightenment Lecture Series.

Watch Steve Jones’s Royal Society lecture “Why Creationism is Wrong and Evolution is Right“.