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.
Here are a few of my latest articles. There are more in my archive.
Is Big Data just Big Hype?
Opinion article by Roger Highfield and Peter Coveney in Longevity Bulletin: Big data in health (Issue 9)
Roger Highfield responds to the 2017 Edge question, what scientific term ought to be more widely known?
The ancient mystery of the number zero
Nothing, nada, diddly-squat- there's no better time to reflect on the power of nought than Christmas, says Roger Highfield
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