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Opinion | 12 November 2019

Does the way Wellcome makes funding decisions support the right research? by Jonathan Best

Research culture is often underpinned by the decisions that funders make and how they make them. But what is the best way to decide who to fund?

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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. 

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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.

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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?

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Q&A | 26 September 2019

There are things we can do to make science leadership more representative

Jeremy Farrar talks to Research Africa’s editor Linda Nordling about improving research culture and building representative leadership.  

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Opinion | 23 September 2019

Researchers pay the cost of research by Ben Bleasdale

Excellence in research shouldn’t come at the expense of those who make it happen.

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Opinion | 16 September 2019

4 ways that PhD programmes are improving their training culture by Anne-Marie Coriat

The new PhD programmes in science that we’re funding combine scientific excellence with a commitment to improving the working environment for trainees.

Three women researchers working at the Wellcome Centre of Human Genetics in Oxford

Opinion | 10 September 2019

Why we need to reimagine how we do research by Jeremy Farrar

The emphasis on excellence in the research system is stifling diverse thinking and positive behaviours. As a community we can rethink our approach to research culture.

PhD students conducting scientific experiment in science laboratory classroom

Opinion | 1 August 2019

How we can give a more diverse group of undergraduates hands-on research experience by Claire Fenton

We’re changing how we award Biomedical Vacation Scholarships.

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Opinion | 27 June 2019

How we want to work with organisations to handle bullying and harassment investigations by Anne Taylor

We’ve updated our bullying and harassment policy to set out how we expect the organisations we fund to handle cases of misconduct.

Jeremy Farrar

Q&A | 10 May 2019

"No matter where you live, our health and the world's health depend on its most fragile link"

In this Q&A, our Director Jeremy Farrar speaks to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases about his career and the people who have influenced him.

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