Book Awards Shortlist 2014

The following books have been shortlisted for the Society of Biology Book Awards, celebrating outstanding biology books for the general reader, as well as exceptional undergraduate and postgraduate textbooks.

Winner

The Society would like to congratulate the winners who were celebrated at the Biology Week Annual Award Ceremony on Tuesday 14th October.

General biology book

Birds and People -Mark Cocker

Birds and People

Mark Cocker

Jonathan Cape, Vintage

 

 

 

Feral-George Monbiot

 

Feral: Searching for Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding

George Monbiot

Allen Lane

 

 

Paleofantasy -Marlene Zuk

 

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live

Marlene Zuk

WW Norton Ltd

 

 

The Cancer Chronices - George Johnson

 

The Cancer Chronicles

George Johnson

Bodley Head

 

 

The Compatibility Gene - Daniel Davis

 

The Compatibility Gene

Daniel M Davis

Allen Lane

 

 

Undergraduates textbook

Molecular Biology - Craig et al

Molecular Biology: Principles of Genome Function, 2nd edition

Nancy Craig, Rachel Green, Carol Greider, Gisela Storz, Cynthia Wolberger and Orna Cohen-Fix

Oxford University Press

 

Primer to the Immune Response - Tak W Mak et al

 

Primer to the Immune Response

Tak W Mak, Mary Saunders and Bradley Jett

Elsevier

 

 

Vertebrate Endocrinology - David O Norris and James A Carr

 

Vertebrate Endocrinology, 5th edition

David Norris and James Carr

Elsevier

 

 

Zoo Animals

 

Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management, and Welfare, 2nd edition

Geoff Hosey, Vicky Melfi, and Sheila Pankhurst

Oxford University Press


Postgraduates textbook

Evolutionary Biomechanics - Graham Taylor and Adrian Thomas

 

Evolutionary Biomechanics: Selection, Phylogeny, and Constraint

Graham Taylor and Adrian Thomas

Oxford University Press

 


Pheromones and Animal Behaviour - Tristram Wyatt

 

Pheromones and Animal Behaviour, 2nd edition

Tristram D Wyatt

Cambridge University Press

 


Plenty of Room for Biology at the Bottom - Ehud Gazit and Anna Mitraki

 

Plenty of Room for Biology at the Bottom: An Introduction to Bionanotechnology, 2nd edition

Ehud Gazit and Anna Mitraki

Imperial College Press

 

 

Urban Ecology- Richard T T Forman

 

Urban Ecology - The Science of Cities

Richard T T Forman

Cambridge University Press