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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.
20
Mar
SCIENTISTS ISSUE ‘FINAL WARNING’ IN IPCC REPORT
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses today’s landmark IPCC report on the climate crisis, a ‘final warning’ from scientists: act now or it will be too late.
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19
Mar
The UK’s lack of long-term vision on supercomputing does not compute
The exascale machine referenced in the budget will be expensive, but the price of strategic missteps is higher, say Peter Coveney and Roger Highfield
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13
Mar
How far should fertility science go? Have your say!
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the new consultation by the HFEA regulator that aims to update fertility law.
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01
Mar
NET ZERO AVIATION: HUGE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses a report published today (28 February 2023) on the prospect of green aviation.
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14
Dec
Beating the Next Disease X
Dr Richard Hatchett (CEO of CEPI) sat down with Roger Highfield OBE (Director of Science at the Science Museum) to discuss how CEPI plans to help the world compress vaccine development
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14
Dec
Beating the Next Disease X - with Dr Richard Hatchett and Roger Highfield
Video of event to mark the launch of the Injecting Hope exhibition at the Science Museum
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04
Dec
How to beat the next pandemic in just 100 days
Roger Highfield discusses the $3.5 billion pandemic vaccine development plan of CEPI, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, with its CEO, Richard Hatchett.
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21
Nov
COP27: DISAPPOINTING, DESPITE HISTORIC LOSS-AND-DAMAGE FUND
Roger Highfield, Science Director, rounds up the reaction to the latest UN Climate Change Conference, COP27
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31
Oct
COP27: PRESSURE MOUNTS FOR URGENT ACTION ON CLIMATE EMERGENCY
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on how the need for urgent action to curb climate change has intensified as the UK’s presidency of COP26 draws to a close.
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20
Oct
James Lovelock RIP: The death of scientific independence?
James Lovelock was a visionary whose greatest ideas were made possible by his unshakeable independence
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