Researcher, doctor, writer and broadcaster

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    Science Live! 2016

    Robert is speaking at several venues across the country as part of Science Live!  These talks are aimed at GCSE and A Level students and are aimed at generating enthusiasm for science amongst school pupils.

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    Utterly Amazing Science

    We were delighted to hear that Utterly Amazing Science has won the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2015! The book was chosen by over 1,500 young people in judging panels around the country and the Prize was presented at an awards ceremony at the Eden Project in Cornwall on Monday 16 November. The Society awards a prize each year to the best…

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    Book Robert to speak at an event

    If you’re organising an event and are looking for a high profile speaker, do contact Helen Drummond or Helen Wadsworth in Robert’s office to discuss your plans.  Robert is able to tailor his talk to your audience and event type, from after-dinner speaking to a conference keynote.

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    Ask Robert Winston

    Robert runs the Ask Robert Winston service through the Genesis Research Trust website. This is a free, impartial and confidential opportunity for people to ask him fertility-related questions. Genesis Research Trust raises money for the largest UK-based collection of scientists and clinicians who are researching the causes and cures for conditions that affect the health…

Professor Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London. Find out more about his life and work including his pioneering work in IVF and his work in the House of Lords, science outreach and the media.

Recent Visits

Poole Grammar School - 28 January 2016
Benenden School, Kent - 27 January 2016
Heathfield School, Ascot - 14 January 2016
JFS, Harrow - 11 January 2016
Bonus Pastor Catholic College, Lewisham - 8 January 2016
Essex Fresh Start School, Witham - 4 December 2015
Northwood College, London - 1 December 2015
Swallownest Primary School, Sheffield - 18 November 2015
Drayton Manor High School, Ealing - 4 November 2015
Queen Elizabeth School, Barnet - 22 September 2015
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    Theatre Dates – Spring 2016

    Latest - 01 February 2016

    Robert will be speaking at various theatres around the UK on the following dates: Southend, Palace Theatre – Monday 8 February 2016 Henley, Kenton Theatre, – Thursday 11 February 2016 Belfast, Whitla Theatre – Sunday 28 February 2016 London, Greenwich Theatre – Tuesday 29 March 2016 Lytham St Annes, Lowther Pavilion – Wednesday 5 April…

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    Science Live!

    Latest - 18 January 2016

    Robert is a regular speaker at Science Live! around the country. Science Live! is a series of annual events for GCSE Science students at venues across the UK.     This year he is speaking at the following venues:   GCSE Oxford – Wednesday 20 January 2016: New Theatre Manchester – Monday 25 January 2016: Opera…

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    Godolphin & Latymer Annual Lecture

    Latest - 24 November 2015

    Robert will be delivering a lecture as part of Godolphin & Latymer School’s Public Lecture Series on Tuesday 24 November at 7.30pm in West London.  To find out more, please visit the school’s website.

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    Utterly Amazing Science Wins Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize

    Latest - 17 November 2015

    We were delighted to hear that Utterly Amazing Science has won this year’s Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize.  The result was announced at an awards ceremony at the Eden Project in Cornwall on 16 November 2015. The winner was chosen by over 1,500 young people in judging panels around the country and the Prize was presented…

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    Yeovil Literary Festival – 1 November 2015

    Latest - 01 November 2015

    Robert will be speaking at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil as part of the Yeovil Literary Festival on  Sunday 1 November 2015.  He will be speaking on What Makes Us Happy: Reading the Human Mind.  To find out more information and to buy tickets, please visit the Festival website.

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    Theatre Tour: What Makes Us Happy?

    Latest - 08 October 2015

    Robert will be speaking at various theatres around the country over the coming months on “What Makes Us Happy?” What led to French philosopher Michel de Montaigne thanking fortune for the pain he suffered? Or why did Mahler apparently stop composing after his meeting in Holland with Sigmund Freud? Why was Alfred J Prufrock in T…

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    Theatre Royal, Windsor

    Latest - 30 September 2015

    Robert will be speaking on ‘What Makes Us Happy?’ at the Theatre Royal, Windsor on Wednesday 30 September 2015.  To find out more details and to purchase tickets, please visit the theatre’s website.

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    The Elgiva Theatre, Chesham

    Latest - 27 September 2015

    Robert will be speaking at the Elgiva Theatre, Chesham on Sunday 27 September at 3pm on “What Makes Us Happy?: Reading the Human Mind”.  To find out more and to buy tickets, visit the Theatre’s website.

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    Tonbridge School, 8 September 2015

    Latest - 08 September 2015

    Robert will be delivering a talk entitled ‘How Does Anyone Ever Get Pregnant?’ at Tonbridge School on Tuesday 8 September at 7pm. The evening has been organised by Judd  student Felicity Crawshay-Williams and will raise money for the Genesis Research Trust and the maths educational website Tickets are priced at £6 and can be bought here.