Anjana Ahuja is a contributing writer on science, offering weekly opinion on significant developments in global science, health and technology. She was previously a feature writer and columnist at The Times in London.
She is the co-author, with Professor Mark Van Vugt, of Selected: Why Some People Lead, Why Others Follow, and Why It Matters (2010), on the evolution of human leadership. With Sir Jeremy Farrar, she also co-authored the bestselling Spike: The Virus Vs The People (2021/updated paperback 2022), on the inside story of the Covid-19 pandemic. Spike was shortlisted for the 2022 Orwell Prize for Political Writing and is shortlisted for the 2022 Royal Society Science Book Prize.
Anjana has a PhD in space physics from Imperial College London, and studied journalism at City University, London.