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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

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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.

A baby in hospital with measles in the Philippines

Opinion | 10 September 2019

Why are we seeing spikes in measles compared to other infectious diseases? by Charlie Weller

It seems that we hear a lot about measles compared to other infectious diseases, such as rubella or whooping cough. But why?

Picture of Paul Schreier, Wellcome's new Chief Operating Officer

News | 30 August 2019

Paul Schreier is new Chief Operating Officer at Wellcome

Paul Schreier has been appointed as Wellcome's Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Professor Sir Andre Geim in his Manchester lab.

Opinion | 9 August 2019

Much-needed visa reform needs to be swiftly followed by a UK-EU deal for science by Beth Thompson

The PM's announcement of reforms to the immigration system for scientists is a step in the right direction. But alone it won't be enough to keep the UK as a global research leader following Brexit.

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.

Illustration showing two petri dishes with EU flag stars

News | 27 July 2019

'The final months of 2019 could be a tipping point for UK science'

The text of our letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, calling on him to set out his vision for UK science as soon as possible.

Illustration showing lightbulb 'idea' and UK currency pound symbol

News | 18 July 2019

New funding to boost global research capacity in humanities and social science

We’ve launched two new calls to fund international exchange programmes and research development activities for humanities and social science researchers around the world.

DAZL Diamonds Cheerleading Squad practice at the William Gascoigne Centre in Leeds during a session organised by Dance Action Zone Leeds (DAZL) who work with young people to improve their health through dance.

Opinion | 11 July 2019

Public health funding: a new approach to address conditions like obesity and cancer by Sophie Hawkesworth

We are supporting researchers to work with experts outside health to prevent the rise of non-communicable diseases.

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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.

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