DiscoverStats + StoriesThe Recent (Regrettable) Rise of Race Science | Stats + Stories Episode 173
The Recent (Regrettable) Rise of Race Science | Stats + Stories Episode 173

The Recent (Regrettable) Rise of Race Science | Stats + Stories Episode 173

Update: 2021-01-28
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Race science, the belief that there are inherent biological differences between human races, has been “repeatedly debunked” in the words of the Guardian, and yet, like a pseudo-scientific hydra it raises its heard every so often. Most recently race science is the return of scientific racism is the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories, where we explore the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics with guest Angela Saini.

Angela Saini is a science journalist, author and broadcaster. She presents radio and television programmes for the BBC, and her writing has appeared across the world, including in New Scientist, Prospect, The Sunday Times, Wired, and National Geographic. In 2020 Angela was named one of the world's top 50 thinkers by Prospect magazine, and in 2018 she was voted one of the most respected journalists in the UK. Her latest book, Superior: The Return of Race Science, was published in May 2019 and was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and the Foyles Book of the Year.
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The Recent (Regrettable) Rise of Race Science | Stats + Stories Episode 173

The Recent (Regrettable) Rise of Race Science | Stats + Stories Episode 173

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