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Blurred out researcher carries out experiment

Opinion | 15 January 2020

It's now beyond doubt: we need to reimagine the way research works by Beth Thompson

The findings of our survey of more than 4,000 researchers expose the stark pressures that many face. But together, we can learn from one another’s good practice and come up with new ways to improve research culture.

People on a demo in America holding placards supporting science

Opinion | 4 December 2019

To secure investment, science must tell its story better by Ben Bleasdale

A new report from Demos reveals how the public talk about research online – and why the research community’s advocacy needs to catch up.

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

Two researchers look into microscope

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.

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.

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 depicting people around the globe

Opinion | 18 June 2019

We've only got 10 years left. And no, I'm not talking about climate change. by Alex Harris

2030 is the deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals. We're working with WHO and others on a global action plan.

World Health Organization logo

Opinion | 20 May 2019

5 matters of urgency for the World Health Assembly 2019 by Jeremy Farrar

Jeremy Farrar on five things that need urgent attention at this year's World Health Assembly.

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.

illustration of influenza bacteria

Opinion | 1 March 2019

Vaccines work – for superbugs too by Ed Whiting

There's a vital set of tools to help us tackle the threat of superbugs that we're not using to their full potential. Vaccines.

A woman scientist handling test tubes at UK Biobank.

Opinion | 19 February 2019

Open access and Plan S: how Wellcome is tackling four key concerns by Robert Kiley, David Carr

There has been lots of reaction to the changes we’re making to Wellcome’s open access policy. This is how we are addressing them.

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