Christine Kenneally has won the 2015 Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing with the essay ‘The past may not make you feel better’, published in her book The Invisible History of the Human Race. The $7000 winner’s prize was presented by Business Council of Australia President, Catherine Livingstone AO, at a ceremony on 27 October, hosted by UNSW Press and the Faculty of Science, UNSW. Runners-up prizes were awarded to Idan Ben-Barak for ‘Why aren’t we dead yet’ and Trent Dalton for ‘Beating the odds’. The winning entries are included in The Best Australian Science Writing 2015, NewSouth’s annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year.
Join us for a breakfast discussion with Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane to talk about his new book 'I'm not a Racist but...40 Years of the Racial Discrimination Act' on Tuesday 27 October at 7.15am, Dymocks George Street, 424 George Street, Sydney. Tickets are $15 and include a buffet breakfast, tea and coffee. Bookings are essential. Please reserve your place here: www.trybooking.com/158664