Researcher, doctor, writer and broadcaster

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    Theatre Tour: What Makes Us Happy?

    Robert will be speaking at various theatres over the coming months with more dates to be confirmed.  He will be speaking on “What Makes Us Happy?” and tickets for some locations are on sale now.  Robert will also be signing copies of his latest books so do check to see if he’s speaking at a…

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    Utterly Amazing Science

    We were delighted to hear that Utterly Amazing Science has been shortlisted for the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2015. The Society awards a prize each year to the best book that communicates science to young people. The prize aims to inspire young people to read about science and promotes the best science writing for the under-14s.

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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

Queen Elizabeth School, Barnet - 22 September 2015
The Royal School, Haslemere - 21st September 2015
Queenswood Girls School, Hertfordshire - 17 September 2015
Pardes Hill School, Finchley - 15 July 2015
Abbey Court School, Rainham - 14 July 2015
Paddington Academy, London - 13 July 2015
Akiva School, Finchley - 6 July 2015
Bacons College - 1 June 2015
Kerem School - 8 May 2015
Chelsea Academy, London - 30 March 2015
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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.  

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    Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Latest - 31 August 2015

    Robert will be talking about his latest book for young readers, Utterly Amazing Human Body at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Monday 31 August at 3.45pm.  Come and learn all about your amazing body, from all its major organs to the bulging brilliance of its brain, in what promises to be a fun and accessible…

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    Winchester Festival of the Arts

    Latest - 07 July 2015

    Robert will be speaking at the Winchester Festival of the Arts at 6pm on Tuesday 7 July at the Guildhall in Winchester.  His talk is entitled Meddling with the Future and tickets are available now.

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    Watford Grammar School for Boys

    Latest - 15 June 2015

    Robert will visit Watford Grammar School for Boys on Monday 15 June to visit workshops being held at the school as part of the Research Council Schools-University Partnership Initiative.  Students from the school will be joined by pupils from other schools across the county and participate in workshops, experiments and lectures aimed at engaging students in…

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    Cheltenham Science Festival

    Latest - 07 June 2015

      Robert will once again be present at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival which runs between 2 and 7 June 2015. Robert will be delivering two talks on Sunday 7 June: What’s the fuss with “3 parent” babies? and Mutations, Medicine and Murder in Renaissance Art. Tickets are on sale now.