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A life in biology



16:00 - 17:00


Hay Festival, Dairy Meadows, Brecon Road, Hay on Wye, HR3 5PJ


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

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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