Robert Winston

Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Professor Emeritus of Fertility Studies at Imperial College and is a member of the House of Lords. Among his many other roles, he is Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, Chairman of the governing body of the Royal College of Music and Chairman of the Genesis Research Trust.
Bad Ideas? How our Finest Inventions May Finish Us Off.

Professor Winston, one of the world’s leading experts in human reproduction, took a fresh look at man’s greatest discoveries and questioned whether our dependence on science and technology has led us into a precarious situation? As well as tracing the history and fall-out of our very worst ideas, he also advocates the merits of scientific progress. After all it is our drive to invent and improve the world around us that makes us human.

Einstein: The Man
Einstein was not only the most famous scientist of the 20th century but a prominent political campaigner, actively engaged in international affairs, with courageous and outspoken views on issues ranging from anti-Semitism to nationalism, the atomic bomb and the Cold War. American philosopher Professor Steven Gimbel discusses his highly accessible and absorbing biography Einstein: His Space and Times with Robert Winston. With thanks to David ...