Professor Halliwell graduated from the University of Oxford with BA and D.Phil degrees. He holds a D.Sc degree from the University of London. He was a faculty member with King's College London from 1974 to 2000. From 1995 to 1999, he was a Visiting Research Professor at University of California Davis School of Medicine. Professor Halliwell was a Professor of Biochemistry to National University of Singapore and Head of the University's Department of Biochemistry from 2000 to 2007 and was Deputy Director, Office of Life Sciences from 2001 to 2003. From 2003 to September 2008, he was Executive Director of NUS Graduate School of Integrative Sciences and Engineering. From Mar 2006 to May 2015, he was the Deputy President (Research and Technology) at NUS. An internationally-acclaimed biochemist, Professor Halliwell is known especially for his seminal work on the role of free radicals and antioxidants in biological systems and ageing. The Thomson Reuters lists Professor Halliwell as one of the world’s most highly-cited researchers in Biology and Biochemistry and his Hirsch Index is 153.