Gaia Vince is a writer and broadcaster specialising in science and the environment. She is a Senior Honorary Research Fellow at University College London in their Anthropocene Institute and she is currently working with the Natural History Museum of Copenhagen, which is scheduled for opening in 2023.
Previously, she has been the front editor of the journal Nature Climate Change, the news editor of Nature and online editor of New Scientist. Her work has appeared in newspapers and magazines in the UK, US and Australia, including the Guardian, Science, Scientific American and Australian Geographic. She also devises and presents science programmes for BBC radio.
Her first book, Adventures In The Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made, won the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books in 2015, making her the first woman to win the prize outright. Her second book, Transcendence, was shortlisted for the Royal Society Science Book Prize for 2020.
Her new book, Upheaval, is forthcoming from Allen Lane/Penguin Press in the UK and Flatiron in the US.