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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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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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.

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Opinion | 5 August 2019

Asking better questions: how we're using the discovery process in public engagement by Haidee Bell

How we're using the discovery process to understand opportunities for public engagement in areas as diverse as mental health research and online health information.

Young girl watches Ebola response team prepare vaccination equipment.

Opinion | 2 August 2019

How research has fundamentally changed the response to Ebola in DRC by Josie Golding

It's a year since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo began. If we want to prevent future outbreaks lasting a year, the world needs to address research gaps.

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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 | 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.

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Opinion | 25 July 2019

Initiative brings biologists together to crack the secrets of human development by Andrew Chisholm and Sheny Chen

The Human Developmental Biology Initiative is a £10 million project to provide insights into how humans develop – from one cell to billions of cells making up our tissues and organs.

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