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Two video interviews with Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Research Professor at Cambridge.  Richard discusses his childhood, education, research and philosophy on life with Edward Goldwyn, Harry Kroto and Jim Feast.

Professor Sir Richard Friend - Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of CambridgeRichard Friend: Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge - Science Video

Video recorded 2004-2005.  Interviewed by chemists Harry Kroto and Jim Feast, in this interview Richard Friend discusses his research work on conjugated polymers, time-resolved optical spectroscopy and molecular conductors and magnets.


Sir Richard FriendRichard Friend Interview 2:

Second part of an Interview with Prof. Sir Richard Friend.  Interviewed by Harry Kroto.

In this video interview Richard Friend discusses his childhood, education, the importance of fixing things, views on science and what science is, sustainability and resulting scientific challenges, religion and science, the research environment, the empowerment of having a scientific education, what makes him angry and whether or not science should be useful!



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