We’ve awarded £12 million, in partnership with DFID, to speed up global COVID-19 research and development and help low- and middle-income countries prepare. But more investment is needed.
Jim Smith, who has been leading Wellcome's Science Review since January 2019, is returning to his role as Director of Science in May 2020.
The new PhD programmes in science that we’re funding combine scientific excellence with a commitment to improving the working environment for trainees.
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.
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.