Professor Robert Winston - Misusing Science

Robert Winston

Location: Athena Leicester, Queen Street, Leicester, LE1 1QD

Date: Thursday 9 February 2017
Time: 6.00pm
Price: FREE

Nearly every invention is given a wildly exaggerated label when first published. Some of our most important scientific discoveries have uses which were never envisaged at the time and virtually all the best scientific discoveries have a dark side which threatens humanity.

Lord Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London.

As a broadcaster he is best known for the long-running Child of Our Time series. His other media work includes Your Life in Their Hands, Superhuman, The Human Body, Walking with Cavemen and The Story of God. He is a regular contributor to radio and TV shows on medical and scientific matters, including Woman's Hour and The Wright Stuff. Robert Winston has also written many books for young people and adults. Two new books in the 'All About' series, All About Biology and All About Evolution, will be published shortly before his visit to Leicester. His website is

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