Visit from CSGS Alumnus Professor Roger Gosden

28th Feb 2023

We are delighted to have Professor Roger Gosden visiting us from the United States tomorrow, Roger's academic career arced between the University of Cambridge and Weill Cornell Medical College in NYC where he was Professor & Research Director for Reproductive Biology.

Roger’s research was focused on understanding, forecasting and treating infertility.  In addition to around 300 scientific articles and books, he has also been a journal editor, broadcaster and conference organiser, and has written for newspapers and magazines.

Roger studied at CSGS between 1965 and 1967.  He now writes and publishes alongside his beekeeping and conservation work.  He also teaches endocrinology at William & Mary, Virginia, USA, as an honorary professor,

As part of World Book Day, Roger will introduce his novel The Boy Who Could Bee (published under the pen name Rowan Gordon) to students in Year 7, and recount his experiences of the school.  

Later in the day Roger will be addressing Year 12 and Year 13 Biology students on the variety of careers in Biology, and his fascinating career in discovery research and preclinical medical education.


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Profits and royalties from The Boy Who Could Bee are pledged to charities for children and cancer.

More information on Roger can be found via:

our Hall of Fame: /about-csgs/alumni

or via