Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister of Australia, has been appointed as the next Chair of Wellcome. She will will succeed Eliza Manningham-Buller, who is stepping down from the role in April 2021.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers and publishers have pulled together to publish their outputs at an unprecedented rate. How will this change research culture and the way findings are disseminated in future?
On 4 May, world leaders and health organisations pledged billions for the COVID-19 response. Alex Harris explains that urgent funding gaps remain for research.