Dr Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield is the Science Director of the Science Museum Group. He is also Visiting Professor of Public Engagement at the Dunn School, University of Oxford, and the Department of Chemistry, University College London.

Previously, Roger was the Editor of New Scientist magazine between 2008 and 2011 and the Science Editor of the Daily Telegraph between 1988 and 2008. Roger has also written eight books, including two bestsellers, and contributed to various publications, including:

  • Wired
  • Mosaic
  • the Observer
  • Tortoise
  • Esquire
  • The Sunday Times
  • the Guardian
  • the Evening Standard
  • The Economist.

He is also one of the judges for the Medical Research Council’s Max Perutz Science Writing Award.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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