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    Bleehen Lecture, Cambridge

    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!

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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…

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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.