Researcher, doctor, writer and broadcaster

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    Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Robert will be speaking about his latest children’s book “Utterly Amazing Human Body” at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on bank holiday Monday, 31 August 2015.  Tickets are now available to purchase online.

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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

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
Bromley High School - 24 March 2015
Salcombe Prep School - 18 March 2015
Colchester Royal Grammar School - 13 March 2015
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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.

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    Imperial College Faculty of Natural Sciences London Schools Competition

    Latest - 29 May 2015

    Robert is delighted to have been invited once again to join the judging panel of the Imperial College London Faculty of Natural Sciences London Schools competition. The purpose of the competition is to motivate school pupils to engage with science, to encourage them to work together as part of a team and to engage them in…

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    Bleehen Lecture, Cambridge

    Latest - 26 May 2015

    On 26 May Robert will be delivering the inaugural Bleehen Lecture at the Old Divinity School, St John’s College Cambridge.  He will be speaking on The Science of God.  The lecture is named after Professor Norman Bleehen who was the first Cancer Research Campaign professor of clinical oncology in the University of Cambridge and a fellow…

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    Congratulations to Fern!

    Latest - 21 May 2015

    Congratulations to Fern Britton and all the other cyclists accompanying her on her mammoth 1100 mile ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End.  There is still time to sponsor Fern who is raising money for the Genesis Research Trust to help fund research into the causes of miscarriage.