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Top interviews of 2019


Five of our favourite in-depth interviews of the year with UK leaders in their fields

1. Blazing a trail

“Glover"Anne Glover has taken the helm of Scotland’s national academy at a time of unprecedented uncertainty.


2. The face of social science

“Menon"European politics professor Anand Menon on Brexit, speaking truth to power, and unlikely fame.


3. Reluctant role model

HigginsThe president of the Institute of Physics, Julia Higgins, tells Sophie Inge how the EU shaped her career as a young academic and how more must be done to tackle gender inequality.


4. The good cop

SkidmoreThe universities and science minister talks Brexit, Augar, and earning £10,000 a year as a researcher in Bristol.


5. Goodbye to all that

Lamb"Westminster has become “destructive of the soul” says departing Commons’ science committee chair Norman Lamb.