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Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston

(1940-), Obstetrician and pioneer of fertility treatment

Sitter in 4 portraits
Fertility pioneer; Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London. Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Hammersmith Hospital (1978-2008). Appointed chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology in 1999 and established The Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College in 2001. Lord Winston has written more than 300 scientific publications on embryology and human reproduction and has presented numerous BBC programmes, including Your Life in Their Hands (1979-87), The Human Body (1998), Superhuman (2000) and the Child of Our Time series which began in 2000.

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Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston, by Julia Fullerton-Batten - NPG P1128(15)

Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston

by Julia Fullerton-Batten
C-type colour print, 15 March 2006
NPG P1128(15)

Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston, by Michael Ward - NPG x46671

Robert Maurice Lipson Winston, Baron Winston

by Michael Ward
selenium-toned bromide print, 20 April 1990
NPG x46671



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