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Winton Pottery, Grimwade Brothers and Stoke Pottery combined to become Grimwades Limited in 1900.
Much of the pottery business was for the export trade, and production included dinnerware, toilet ware, teapots and coffee sets.
The Royal Showroom at Winton House in Stoke-on-Trent opened in 1929, and the Royal Winton name became popular.
Insight Investment, one of the largest investment management companies, will be sponsoring the prestigious award, which will now be known as The Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize.
Entries for the 2016 prize are now closed and will re-open in January 2017.
Entries for the 2016 Prize are now closed and will open again in 2017.
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Bill Bryson will be joined by four other judges this year: theoretical physicist Dr Clare Burrage, celebrated science fiction author Alastair Reynolds, ornithologist and science blogger Grrl Scientist, and Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs at The Science Museum.The Royal Society has announced that it has secured a new sponsor for our Book Prize, now in its 29th year.Over the decades it has championed writers such as Stephen Hawking, Jared Diamond, Stephen Jay Gould and Brian Greene.The author of the winning book receives £25,000 and £2,500 each is awarded to the authors of the five shortlisted books. Last year’s winner was Gaia Vince, for her book Adventures in the Anthropocene. The Prize has announced its panel of judges for 2016, chaired by bestselling author Bill Bryson, who won the Prize in 2004 with A Short History of Nearly Everything, widely celebrated for being a comprehensive guide to the universe written by a layman rather than a scientist.
The Royal Society has announced Andrea Wulf as the 29th winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize for The Invention of Nature, her biography of Alexander von Humboldt, an explorer, naturalist and foreign member of the Royal Society.Founded in 1988 (and previously known under various banners including the Royal Society Prize for Science Books, Aventis Prize and Rhône-Poulenc Prize, and most recently, The Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books), the Prize celebrates outstanding popular science books from around the world and is open to authors of science books written for a non-specialist audience.