• Kings Lynn Festival

    Robert will be speaking at this year’s Kings Lynn Festival on Wednesday 24 July at 7pm.  Tickets for the talk, entitled Modifying Humans are available here: https://www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk/whats-on/event/talk-prof-robert-winston/

  • Country Life Magazine: 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • ‘Utterly Amazing Science’ launched at Hay Festival

    Robert Winston launched his new, pop-up children’s science book at Hay Festival. Publisher’s Dorling Kindersly organised the early publication of 125 copies of the book, which is out in July 2014. Professor Winston promoted science to an audience of 1100 children and their families and answered questions such as “What are butterfly wings made of?’…

  • Robert Winston launches a free fertility advice service

    Professor Robert Winston is launching a new service to help those seeking impartial fertility advice.  The service, run through the charity Genesis Research Trust, will then see questions anonymised and published, along with Professor Winston’s  personal blog. The advice is offered free of charge but it is hoped that those receiving advice will make a…

  • The Essential Baby Care Guide – new DVD out in February 2014

    Narrated and introduced by Professor Robert Winston, The Essential Baby Care Guide combines expert advice and how-to videos covering all aspects of baby care including breastfeeding, formula feeding, introducing solids, sleeping, crying, development, everyday care as well as first aid and baby health. The Essential Baby Care Guide will be launching in Tesco in February…