A man being vaccinated in an Ebola vaccine trial in Liberia

Opinion | 15 February 2019

This is a pivotal moment for clinical trial regulations by Beth Thompson

Globally, clinical research is governed by guidelines established almost three decades ago. And Brexit is a looming issue for trials that take place in the UK. Wellcome’s Policy team is working to address both problems.

We’re launching two new calls to fund international exchange networks and infrastructure costs for humanities and social science researchers around the world.

News about future improvements to the fund and tips for writing strong applications.

Developing new vaccines is challenging, costly and complex. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI) is a new model for funding vaccine development which aims to change this.

News | 22 January 2019

Acting Director of Science announced

Mike Turner has been appointed Acting Director of Science at Wellcome.

Alyson Fox, our Director of Grants, explains why we’re changing our policy on transferring grants to ensure research can thrive in the UK, EU and beyond.

Director of Innovation Stephen Caddick reflects on the past year and explains how his team has built its global portfolio to around £1 billion, touching the lives of more than 1.8 million people.

Jeremy Farrar, Wellcome's Director, and Mike Ferguson, Deputy Chair of our Board of Governors, have both been knighted in the New Year's Honours 2019

During 2018 we've featured stories about trailblazing research by people we support. Here are some highlights.