Science for the People

Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science might change our future.


#578 Science Books for Science Nerds

Once again we've brought back Joanne Manaster and John Dupuis to reflect on their 2020 reading lists, and to highlight their favourite reads. So grab a coffee, tea, hot cocoa, or other cosy beverage of your choice, pull up our companion blog post with the full book list with links, and settle in for our annual episode that is sure to add new books to your reading list.

Charities mentioned in this episode:

  • National Low Income Housing Coalition (USA)
  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society (USA)
  • Equal Justice Initiative (USA)
  • Charity Navigator (USA)
  • Food Banks Canada
  • Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Indspire (Canada)
  • MacLean's list of Canada's best charities 2020
  • The Trussell Trust (UK)
  • Shelter (UK)
  • Crisis (UK)
  • Stand Against Racism and Inequality (UK)
  • Charity Commission for England and Wales
  • Scottish Charity Regulator
  • The Charity Commission for Nothern Ireland


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