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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.
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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16
Oct
Thinking Better; The Art of the Shortcut: Marcus Du Sautoy in conversation with Roger Highfield
Video of session at the JLF, Soneva Fushi
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15
Oct
DIGITAL ASSISTANTS: TRUST-PERSONALITY LINK REVEALED BY MSF SURVEY
Many of us have welcomed Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant and Cortana into our homes. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on the surprising results of a new survey of how the public see them
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07
Oct
COULD BRITAIN LEAD THE GLOBAL RACE TO COMMERCIAL FUSION POWER?
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Professor Ian Chapman, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, about the announcement of a site for the UK’s first electricity generating fusion plant.
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27
Sep
A Brief History of Broadcasting
David Attenborough has been on television for seven decades. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to him about the huge changes he has witnessed since he started out with the BBC
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