Roger Highfield: 80 per cent executive at the Science Museum Group / 20 per cent author, journalist and broadcaster. Views expressed here are 100 per cent his own.
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Here are a few of my latest articles. There are more in my archive.
Time to put science back at the heart of national culture
Roger Highfield, director of external affairs at the Science Museum Group, talks about valuing science - not just by Government but as a pillar of culture
Understanding what it means to be human
Roger Highfield explains how the Science Museum is advancing research with its Live Science programme for scientists.
Oxford and the forgotten man of penicillin
As Oxford University's Dunn School gears up to celebrate its key role in the history of penicillin, Roger Highfield discusses the breakthrough and the spectre of a post-antibiotic era.
Bill Gates and will.i.am argue for progress through investment in science
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Lates at the Science Museum
Royal Academy of Engineering Autumn Lecture with Dr Demis Hassabis, DeepMind
Roger Highfield of the Science Museum chairs the Royal Academy of Engineering Autumn Lecture
Why we can't trust 'blind big data' to cure the world's diseases
Today's data sets, though bigger than ever, still afford us an impoverished view of living things
Big Data needs Big Theory
The seductive promise of huge datasets could become a big distraction, warn Roger Highfield and Peter Coveney
Andre Geim, live in conversation with Roger Highfield
Hosted by author, journalist and museum executive Roger Highfield, Professor Sir Andre Geim discusses his unique and creative approach to science.
Is Policy Evaluation Fit for Purpose? (probably not)
Roger Highfield chaired a high level discussion for the Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus (CECAN).