Researcher, doctor, writer and broadcaster

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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 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.
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Recent Visits

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
Kendrick School, Reading - 9 March 2015
Westminster Academy - 21 January 2015
Belmont School - 4 July 2014
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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.

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    Visit to Newcastle College

    Latest - 14 May 2015

    Robert will be delivering a public lecture in Newcastle on Thursday 14 May.  This is a dual initiative of Newcastle College and the Literary and Philosophical Society with the aim of benefiting the public through facilitating free lectures by leading thinkers.  The theme of the current lecture series is “On the Edge”.  Please note that…

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    Imperial College Debating Society

    Latest - 12 May 2015

    Imperial College Union Debating Society’s first public debate of the year saw students debate Lord Professor Robert Winston and Bioengineering Senior Lecturer Dr Jennifer Siggers on the motion “This house believes that religion is harmful to the progress of science” in front of a packed lecture theatre.  Read more in the College’s newspaper, Felix.

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    Visit to Dartford Grammar School

    Latest - 07 May 2015

    Robert will be delivering the annual Stephenson Lecture at Dartford Grammar School.  The lecture, named after the late Head of Science at the school, Dr Brian Stephenson, will be given to around 200 pupils of the school.