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Three female students carry out science experiment involving an electric circuit

Opinion | 11 September 2019

How can we improve equity in science education? by Anita Krishnamurthi

In an increasingly STEM-dependent world, we want all young people to be able to engage with science – both inside and outside of school.

A storage freezer at UK Biobank for biological samples

Opinion | 11 September 2019

The generosity of 500,000 healthy volunteers could help us all by Sara Marshall

UK Biobank's project to sequence the genomes of 500,000 participants creates a unique resource that will help researchers to unlock new treatments

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?

People outside a pharmacy in India

Q&A | 9 September 2019

What are drug-resistant infections?

This Q&A explains what drug-resistant infections are, who is affected and what we can do to stem them.

Artwork showing naked adults decorated with plants and animals

Opinion | 5 September 2019

Trust, identity and health in a changing world by Simon Chaplin

What does it mean to be human? A new permanent gallery at Wellcome Collection opens today to explore what being human means in the 21st century.

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).

Images of new Wellcome governors (clockwise from top right) Richard Gillingwater, Cilla Snowball, Elhadj As Sy and Amelia Fawcett

News | 23 August 2019

Four new appointments to Wellcome’s Board of Governors

Four leaders with experience across the finance, advertising, NGOs and banking sectors have been appointed to our Board of Governors.

Face to face interview taking place in Benin as part of the Gallup World Poll 2018..

Opinion | 13 August 2019

The most important healthcare tool is trust by Jeremy Farrar

Wellcome Global Monitor shows that 70% of people trust scientists, doctors, and nurses.

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