Researcher, doctor, writer and broadcaster

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    Cheltenham Science Festival 2015

    Robert will be delivering two talks at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2015 on Sunday 7 June.  Click here to find out more details including how to purchase tickets.

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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

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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    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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    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.

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    Felix – the Imperial College newspaper

    Article - 09 March 2015

    Professor Robert Winston talks to James Bezer of Imperial College London’s student newspaper, Felix, about the vote to allow ‘three-parent babies’.  Visit the Felix online newspaper to read the full article. In the next issue, James asked Robert for his views on the role of scientists in Parliament.  To read the article in full, visit the…

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    BBC HARDtalk

    Media Appearance - 02 March 2015

    Following the Government’s decision to grant a licence for mitochondrial transfer to be used in the hope of preventing mitochondrial disease, Robert spoke with Zeinab Badawi on BBC World’s HARDtalk. “We are not here to supplant the work of God,” he told HARDtalk. Lord Winston, a professor of science and society at Imperial College London…