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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.
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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26
Sep
How to sum up the spirit of Braemar?
Roger Highfield discusses the leading figures who took part in the second Braemar summit, or 'McDavos'
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21
Sep
DECARBONISING GLOBAL ENERGY BY 2050 COULD SAVE TRILLIONS
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on an recently published study from Oxford University that suggests a fast transition to clean energy will cost less than a slow or no transition.
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06
Sep
COP 26 PRESIDENT ALOK SHARMA ON CLIMATE ACTION: “WE HAVE TO MOVE FASTER!”
Roger Highfield, Science Director at the Science Museum, and Tim Littlewood, Executive Director of Science at the Natural History Museum, reflect on 'COP26.5'
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