RH
Roger
Highfield
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.
twitter
A decade ago, l worked w @HampshireHub & @Comadork on a mass cognitive test that has since shed new light on intell… https://t.co/MnE47sc8us
articles
Here are a few of my latest articles. There are more in my archive.
05
May
MASS COGNITIVE TEST REVEALS COVID-19 IMPACT ON INTELLECT
Insights into the impact of the pandemic on the nation’s mental health have come from a new online study to weigh up cognitive skills, says Roger Highfield, Science Director.
Read more
28
Apr
Embrace the hype
Overexcited news reports engage the public with complex scientific issues, says Roger Highfield
Read more
29
Mar
Should we trust computers?
Following the publication of a Phil Trans A theme issue, Roger Highfield explores the issues
Read more
29
Mar
Back to the future of computing
The next generation of high-performance computers might see a return of the oldest form of all, analogue computing, according to Science Director, Roger Highfield.
Read more
24
Mar
Coronavirus: the moth vaccine
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses two new COVID-19 vaccines under development, one of which is manufactured by cells from the fall armyworm moth
Read more
12
Mar
Jaipur Literature Festival: Innovation, imagination and creativity
Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Mugdha Sinha, Shubhendra Rao and Roger Highfield in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy
Read more
11
Mar
coronavirus:how to vaccinate a nation
How do you ensure that ‘COVID-19 jabs are in arms, not fridges’? Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Dr Emily Lawson, England’s vaccine deployment lead
Read more
22
Feb
CORONAVIRUS: HOW THE UK BACKED VACCINE WINNERS
How do you know which vaccine research to back when a pandemic starts? Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Kate Bingham, former chair of the UK Government's Vaccine Taskforce.
Read more
18
Feb
Coronavirus: how dead virus can save lives
A traditional kind of vaccine is being readied for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Roger Highfield finds out about Europe’s first ‘inactivated virus’ vaccine
Read more
11
Feb
coronavirus: the one-shot vaccine
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to the scientist behind the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine that requires only a single dose.
Read more