In 2010, Everyday Practice of Science was short-listed for the Royal Society Prize for Science Books. The judges and authors met for readings and discussion.
To watch Dr. Grinnell's presentation, go to the Society's page for the event, and click on the slide at the lower right, which shows the book's cover.
In 2014, Dr. Grinnell was one of four faculty members who spoke at "Thinking Big," an undergraduate lecture series inspired by the famed TED Talks. He spoke about the nature of discovery and how to embrace the unexpected.