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    Country Life: My Favourite Painting

    Country Life Magazine asked Robert to talk about his favourite painting. ‘Historians suggest that Federico is always painted from the left side because of disfigurement after losing his right eye in combat.  The missing bridge of his nose is mysterious – after the injury, did he have the bridge removed surgically, to retain peripheral vision from his…

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    Visit to York Union

    Robert visited York Union for a Q&A with students covering a range of topics from his work in IVF to his views on mitochondrial transfer.  To read full coverage of the evening, see the student newspaper, Nouse.

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    Trinity Mirror “Huddle”

    Robert joined a Mirror “Huddle” to explain to attendees how they could unleash their creative minds. The Mirror covered the event live on its website and on Twitter!

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    Visit to Birmingham

    Following the award of an honorary degree at Birmingham City University in September, Professor Winston visits the Birmingham Women’s Hospital where he will address staff and students on the subject of fertility and genetics.  He will then visit the Birmingham Conservatoire to meet with staff and students.

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    An Evening with Professor Robert Winston

    On 23 September at 7pm Professor Winston will be giving a speech at King’s College School, Wimbledon. All profits from the event will go to the Genesis Research Trust. For more details, visit the school website:

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    Honorary Degree, Birmingham City University

    On 2 September Professor Winston travelled to Birmingham to receive an Honorary Degree from Birmingham City University. Speaking of the award, Professor Winston said: “In accepting an honorary degree at Birmingham City University, I am greatly privileged. This large university’s important commitment to education – not only for its own students in so many subjects,…

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    Top toys to take on a plane this summer

    Robert Winston teamed up with British Airways to find out which toys would keep children most amused in-flight. 86 per cent of parents struggle to keep their kids occupied on plane journeys British Airways Holidays conducts social experiment, led by Professor Robert Winston, to find the top toys to take a plane Parents and experts say ditch…

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    Scientists contribute to Time Out’s top 100 sci-fi movies

    Robert Winston, amongst other scientists, sci-fi experts, filmmakers, critics and writers pick their favourite science fiction films for Time Out. See Robert Winston’s contributions here The Lost World (Hoyt 1925) Alien (Scott 1979) 2001 A Space Odyssey (Kubrick 1968) Metropolis (Lang 1927) Mars Attacks (Burton 1996) Men In Black (Sonnenfeld 1997) Gattaca (Niccol 1997) The…