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Number 12 bus outside the Houses of Parliament in London

Opinion | 11 November 2019

UK general election 2019: our letter to the party leaders by Jeremy Farrar

Aerial view of a colourful forest

News | 8 November 2019

We are carbon off-setting our travel

Wellcome has decided to offset the total CO2 emissions for business travel.

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Opinion | 4 November 2019

7 things manifesto writers should know about science by Martin Smith

A UK election has been called for the 12 December. That means the scramble is on for the political parties to pull together a manifesto that will capture the imagination and lead to votes.

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News | 30 October 2019

We are pausing the Engagement Fellowships

We want to explore how we can best meet the leadership needs of the public engagement community – to give us time to do that we are pausing the Engagement Fellowships.

Colour lithograph from 1944 that says "No home remedy or quack ever cured syphilis or gonorrhea, see your doctor now"

Opinion | 28 October 2019

Talking about the ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ is alarming, not persuasive. This is why by Dan Metcalfe

We've used global research to develop effective ways to communicate about drug-resistant infections to inspire change.

Image of a microscope on a red and blue background

Opinion | 24 October 2019

Leaving academia: there are still opportunities to make a difference in research by Danil Mikhailov

Leaving academia isn’t the same as leaving research, which is why we need to reimagine what a successful research career looks like. 

Photography display in the windows of Wellcome's HQ in London

Opinion | 22 October 2019

What accountability means to Wellcome by Mark Henderson

Wellcome's director of communications Mark Henderson discusses Wellcome's social value, and what it means to be a charitable foundation.

Two researchers look at a computer screen

Opinion | 16 October 2019

PhD merit needs to be defined by more than just publications by Anne-Marie Coriat

There needs to be a change in how PhDs are assessed to promote a more positive culture for early career researchers.

Five researchers have a team meeting

Opinion | 7 October 2019

We hail individual geniuses, but success in science comes through collaboration by Jeremy Farrar

The Nobel prizes give a human face to science. But does celebrating individuals risk undermining a collaborative research culture?