Rebecca Henry is a Royal Society – SFI University Research Fellow at the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College of Cork. Her research is focused on understanding how pre-existing diet-induced obesity impacts experimental traumatic brain injury (TBI) outcomes.
Interviews with Rebecca Henry
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us
by Ed Yong
Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus
by David Quammen
Jellyfish Age Backwards: Nature's Secrets to Longevity
by Nicklas Brendborg
Nuts and Bolts: Seven Small Inventions That Changed the World in a Big Way
by Roma Agrawal
Taking Flight: The Evolutionary Story of Life on the Wing
by Lev Parikian
The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science
by Kate Zernike
The Royal Society, set up in the 1660s, is a fellowship of some of the world’s most eminent scientists. It also has an annual book prize, celebrating the best popular science writing. Neuroscientist Rebecca Henry, one of this year’s judges, talks us through the fabulous books that made the 2023 shortlist—and explains how good science writing can change the way you see the world around you.