A life in biology

Sir Tim Hunt FRS in conversation with Roger Highfield as part of the 2014 Hay Festival.

Sir Tim Hunt FRS Sir Tim Hunt at Clare Hall Laboratories in South Mimms, UK, May 2008. ┬ęThe Royal Society/Anne Purkiss

Event details

In 2001 Sir Tim Hunt FRS was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Nurse and Leland H. Hartwell for their discoveries of protein molecules that control the division of cells. Tim Hunt talks with Roger Highfield about his Nobel prize winning work and his life in Biology.

Roger Highfield is an author, journalist and broadcaster and is currently the Director of External Affairs at the Science Museum Group.

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Events coming up

  • The interaction of fire and mankind 14 September 2015 at The Royal Society, London Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Andrew Scott, Professor William Chaloner FRS, Professor Claire Belcher and Dr Chris Roos
  • The interaction of fire and mankind - further discussion 16 September 2015 at The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Buckinghamshire Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Andrew Scott, Professor William Chaloner FRS, Dr Claire Belcher and Professor Chris Roos
  • Volcanoes and us 28 September 2015 at The Royal Society, London Discover why volcanoes matter as Steve Sparks FRS talks to Jim Al-Khalili OBE.

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