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Lucy is interviewed by WriterStory

WriterStory, a website dedicated to writers and their work, has published an interview with Lucy. This interview explores Lucy’s childhood love of reading, what inspired her to start writing, her creative and research processes, and what motivated her to write George’s Secret Key to the Universe. To read the full interview, which includes details about George…
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The Theory of Everything at the BAFTA’s

Imagine meeting your younger self! Lucy celebrated the success of The Theory of Everything with her family at the BAFTA’s and was delighted to meet Rafiella Chapman, who played 6-year-old Lucy in the film. Everyone was thrilled to see Eddie Redmayne win a BAFTA for his moving performance as Stephen Hawking.  

Lucy is awarded the UNSW Medal for Science Communication 2015

Lucy is in Sydney at the moment, where she was just awarded the UNSW Medal for Science Communication. Go Lucy! Lucy and her father Stephen were honoured by the UNSW Dean of Science before the two “appeared” at a sold out public lecture at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday. We’re using inverted commas as…
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Lucy Visits India and Bangladesh

In November 2014 Lucy completed a successful tour to India and Bangladesh. As well as delivering formal Science talks for children at the Hay Festival Dhaka and Bookaroo in New Delhi, she also visited several schools in the vicinity of the festivals and had the opportunity to meet, sign books and enthuse pupils with her…
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Commander Chris Hadfield visits Canada House

Commander Chris Hadfield of the International Space Station visited Canada House in London on 19th December 2013 for the ‘Space Oddity Party’. In his talk, he said: ‘Exploration is fundamental to the human race.’ ‘When you go round the world 2,500 times, it gives you a creeping sense of ‘us’. You see the same patterns…
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Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut at the House of Commons

Lucy Hawking awarded the certificates at the Mission X – Train Like an Astronaut event at the House of Commons on 4th December 2013. The event was a fascinating afternoon for schools who participated in the Mission X programme to relate their experiences and give tips to schools who would be joining the initiative. Dr Phillip…
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Singapore Writers Festival

Lucy has just returned from the Singapore Writer’s Festival where she spoke with Sarah Meisch about her George series, how it emerged and how her father, Stephen Hawking, has been an important influence on her literary career. Find out more about Singapore Writer’s Festival here…

George and the Big Bang

First published in the Guardian Online, by kids for kids reviews, Sunday 3 February 2013 ‘Full of hairy moments, and scientific puzzles, this is a roller-coaster ride for George and Annie’ This is the third book in this series, and in my opinion, the best! In the earlier two books, two curious twelve year olds, George…
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