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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.

Three meeting participants talking to each other

Opinion | 21 November 2019

How we're making our researcher meetings more inclusive by Charlie Gorham and Charlotte Hussey

A lack of diversity is a systemic problem in science and research, but small changes can add up to help create a better culture.

Legs of people walking up stairs

News | 7 October 2019

Wellcome’s pay gap data 2019

Pay gap data, which is a snapshot of Wellcome on 5 April 2019.

Female researcher writes on whiteboard

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.  

Children and scientists look at an image showing organs of the human body

Opinion | 18 September 2019

How do you get children from disadvantaged backgrounds engaged with science? by Mat Hickman

One answer is youth workers. They are developing and delivering inspiring science activities through Curiosity, our scheme with BBC Children in Need.

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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News | 24 July 2018

Wellcome’s gender pay gap data for 2018

Wellcome's gender pay gap statistics for 5 April 2018

Jim Smith, Director of Science

Opinion | 9 May 2018

What is the best way to decide who to fund?

How should Wellcome identify the most able and dedicated researchers, and how we should support, and recognise, team science.

Ethiopian woman being interviewed as part of fieldwork for a project about uncovering the prevalence of female genital cutting

News | 8 March 2018

8 projects to increase vital knowledge about women's health

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, Charli Colegate from our Humanities & Social Science team highlights eight projects Wellcome is funding to explore contemporary and historical health experiences of women from different backgrounds around the world.