• Prof Winston's public engagements

    Theatre Tour: What Makes Us Happy?

    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…

  • Theatre Royal, Windsor

    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.

  • The Elgiva Theatre, Chesham

    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.

  • Tonbridge School, 8 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 examsolutions.net. Tickets are priced at £6 and can be bought here.  

  • Edinburgh International Book Festival

    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…

  • Winchester Festival of the Arts

    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.

  • Watford Grammar School for Boys

    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…

  • Cheltenham Science Festival

      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.