The Outreach and Education Committee is delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s Dingle Prize is Philip Ball Elegant Solutions: Ten Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2005). This biennial prize, with monetary value of £300, is awarded for the best recent book that communicates the history of science, technology and/or medicine to a wide audience of non-specialists. Dr Philip Ball will be giving a lecture at the Royal Institution to mark the receipt of the prize on Thursday 10 July 2008. [For more information and to book tickets].