In the run up to the opening of our Medicine Galleries later this year, Roger Highfield reports on an unlikely story of how a road rage attack provided the secret of scientific success, leading to a Nobel Prize.
Roger Highfield is the Director of External Affairs at the Science Museum Group. He studied Chemistry at the University of Oxford and was the first person to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble. He was the Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph for two decades, and the Editor of New Scientist between 2008 and 2011. Roger is also a science journalist, author and broadcaster who has written seven books and has had thousands of articles published in newspapers and magazines.
As the Science Museum prepares to open its £24m Medicine Galleries, Roger Highfield reports on a remarkable new insight into why everyone is different.
The ill-fated UK hunt for Martian life that was to begin on Christmas Day 15 years ago has since grown hugely in significance, reports Roger Highfield.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, discusses Venki Ramakrishnan’s critically-acclaimed book, Gene Machine: the Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs introduces the Oxford Mathematics public lecture.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, announces the winners of the Medical Research Council’s annual Max Perutz Science Writing Award.
A new blockbuster exhibition exploring humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star launches at the Science Museum.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, on the launch of new exhibition The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution.
Roger Highfield discusses an improvised musical encounter between musician Joe Stilgoe, polymath Philip Ball and the Museum’s IMAX audience.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, celebrates the anniversary of the birth that changed reproductive science.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, examines the reproductive science revolution to mark our new exhibition, IVF: 6 Million Babies Later.
As the museum prepares to explore climate change in Antarctica through dance next month, Roger Highfield reports on the latest insights from game theorists.