Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, recounts the conversation between Eric Schmidt and Brian Cox on the future of AI
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.
Half a century after the publication of The Double Helix, Roger Highfield looks at why the book is still relevant today.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.
Preliminary insights from a pioneering global study of the impact of sleep on our ability to reason and think were revealed recently at a special event in Manchester.
Roger Highfield explores the beauty of mathematics at a recent event at the Science Museum
In the run up to a Science Museum exhibition in 2018 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of IVF, Roger Highfield reports from the frontier of reproductive science research.
Dr Roger Highfield explains how when we fall asleep, we celebrate the way that most life on our planet is adapted to the rotation of the Earth, and the daily rise and fall of the Sun in the sky.
‘How to Build a Virtual Human’, a special event held at the Science Museum that explored the future of medicine.
On 3 October 2017 the Science Museum opened new season Illuminating India to VIP guests.
Exploring the first realisation that zero is a number
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs explores a new online intelligence test with an AI twist.
The authors of three critically-acclaimed books met in public for the first time last night to discuss the rise of the ‘post-truth era’ and what it means for science.