Getting public engagement funding from Wellcome has changed. We’ve shifted our approach from open-ended funding schemes to targeted investments that have specific aims.
A surprising range of organisations, from retailers to design agencies, can provide a bridge between the public and research. These ‘connectors’ play a key role in effective public engagement.
People with fewer educational qualifications are just as interested in health research, even if they engage less with it, Wellcome Monitor finds. Could engagement practices themselves be a barrier to inclusive engagement?
Tackling big health challenges is dependent on science and innovation, but also on the public understanding and engaging with them.
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.
We've used global research to develop effective ways to communicate about drug-resistant infections to inspire change.