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 is the Science Director at the Science Museum Group, a member of the UK's Medical Research Council and a visiting professor at the Dunn School, University of Oxford, and Department of Chemistry, UCL. He studied Chemistry at the University of Oxford and was the first person to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble. Roger was the Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph for two decades, and the Editor of New Scientist between 2008 and 2011. He has written or co-authored eight popular science books, and had thousands of articles published in newspapers and magazines.
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 blockbuster exhibition exploring humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star launched 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.
Roger Highfield discusses the ethical dimensions of reproductive science to mark our new exhibition, IVF: 6 Million Babies Later.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, describes efforts to predict solar storms as the museum prepared to launch a major new exhibition about the Sun.
Roger Highfield describes a recent encounter between Royal Society science book prize winners Andrea Wulf and Gaia Vince, held in the museum to celebrate Wulf’s latest prize, awarded by the British Society for the History of Science.