Media office

Our media office helps journalists interested in Wellcome Trust and Wellcome Collection activities, and provides media support to Wellcome researchers.

If you have a media enquiry

For general enquiries, call +44 (0)20 7611 8866 or email mediaoffice@wellcome.ac.uk. Contact details for individual media team members are listed below.

If you're a researcher

We want to help you have conversations with the public about your work. Find out more in our guide to working with the media [PDF 4.6MB].

Media team contact details

Clare Ryan

Head of Media Relations

Hannah Isom

Lead media manager

Kate Moores

Lead media manager – Wellcome Collection

Emily Philippou

Media manager – Wellcome Collection

Helen Jamison

Head of media relations - on maternity leave

Latest press releases

Virtual brain lab brings together leading neuroscientists across the world

  • 19 September 2017

Twenty one leading neuroscience groups from around the world have formed a ‘virtual brain lab’ to test how the brain controls learning and decision making. The £10 million International Brain Lab brings together groups from UK, USA, France, Switzerland and Portugal to uncover how complex networks of brain cells support our ability to learn and make decisions.

Science 'not a priority' for primary schools

  • 19 September 2017

Primary school teachers face barriers in teaching science, with only 1 hour 24 minutes a week typically being devoted to the subject, says a new report from CFE Research for Wellcome.

European foundations unite to tackle global challenges

  • 12 September 2017

Three of Europe’s biggest philanthropic foundations have joined together to award €5m to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges of our time.

Solving the STEM shortage: CPD improves science teacher retention

  • 11 September 2017

New research shows that continuing professional development (CPD) can play a significant role in retaining science teachers and improving science education.

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