Ireland’s Baby Show is delighted to announce that the acclaimed scientist and popular TV personality Professor Robert Winston will be our VIP Guest speaker!
Professor Winston will attend Northern Ireland’s Baby Show in Belfast on the 11th May and Ireland’s Baby Show in Dublin on the 7th September 2014.
Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London. In the 1970s he developed techniques that improved fertility treatments and later pioneered improvements in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and subsequently developed pre-implantation diagnosis.
Committed to science communication, he has presented numerous award-winning TV and radio programmes and written over 20 books.
As keynote speaker, Professor Winston will take to the main stage at both events several times throughout the day to discuss a number of interesting topics concerning pregnancy, babies and their development.
Visitor’s will also get the opportunity ask the Professor questions in an open floor Q&A session.
Speaking about his involvement with the show Professor Winston said:
“I’m delighted to be attending Ireland’s Baby Show as the VIP Guest speaker at the exhibition in both Belfast and Dublin.
This exciting new event will provide a fantastic opportunity for expectant parents and careers of young children to connect with industry experts and learn about new products and healthcare developments surrounding parenting and young children today.
I’m really looking forward to meeting with parents in Dublin and Belfast and sharing with them some of my knowledge surrounding pregnancy, birth and a child’s development.
With so much industry support, Ireland’s Baby Show is sure to be a huge success and I am delighted to be part of it.”
Professor Robert Winston’s biography
Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London. In the 1970s he developed techniques that improved fertility treatments and later pioneered improvements in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and subsequently developed pre-implantation diagnosis. He runs research at the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology at Imperial aiming to improve human transplantation. He has published over 300 scientific publications in peer review journals.
Robert Winston is committed to science communication and has presented numerous award-winning TV and radio programmes and written 20 books.
Made a peer in 1995, he speaks regularly at the House of Lords on education, science, medicine and the arts. He was Chairman of the Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology 1999-2002.
He is passionate about classical music, pre-war cars, Arsenal and fine wine.
Professor Winston is the chairman of Genesis Research Trust, a charity whose aim is to give all children a healthy start to life. Genesis Research Trust will be exhibiting at both Ireland’s Baby Show in Belfast and Dublin.