Tagged: lord winston

Will Lord Winston's medicinal labelling bill get off the ground? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin May 16, 2013

British fertility expert and science communicator Lord Robert Winston has introduced a Bill in the House of Lords that would require all medicines that have utilised animal testing in their development to be labelled as such. Lord Winston Previous attempts to introduce labelling have failed in the face of strong opposition from the UK Department of Health and pharmaceutical … Read More

How Important is a 1st Class Degree? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 09, 2013

Comments by leading scientist and science communicator Lord Robert Winston that he deliberately discriminates against job applicants with first class degrees have drawn some criticism in the British media. Talking to students at Clapton Girls Academy, Lord Winston is quoted as saying “I know scientists who are amazingly stupid.” He then went on to describe how “in my laboratory … Read More