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Opinion | 16 July 2014

Director's update: Thinking about our grant schemes

Since he joined us last year, Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, has been listening – to staff, to researchers, to members of the Wellcome community, and more. In this post he explains how your views have contributed to new ideas about the best ways we can offer our funding.

News | 27 June 2014

MPs support a healthy future for UK medical research

MPs and peers from across Parliament met with biomedical scientists to hear about their research and to discuss how long-term public investment can support the UK's medical research sector.

News | 16 June 2014

Big Picture: Populations – available now

The 20th edition of Big Picture, the free educational magazine from the Wellcome Trust for students aged 16+ and their teachers, looks at populations.

Opinion | 10 June 2014

Improvements to the ORCID Researcher Identification System

Telling Jane Smith from John Smith might be easy in person, but when you're searching academic libraries, it can prove a little trickier. The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) system (of which the Wellcome Trust is a member) aims to help solve this problem, and lots more besides. Jonathon Kram, from our Evaluation team, explains more.

News | 12 May 2014

Members of Wellcome Trust community recognised by Academy of Medical Sciences

Fifteen members of the Wellcome Trust community, both funded researchers and committee members, have been made Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

News | 9 May 2014

Your Life: Wellcome Trust supports campaign to boost female participation in science

The Wellcome Trust has signed up to a new campaign to encourage greater participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), especially among women.

News | 1 May 2014

Wellcome Trust researchers honoured as Royal Society Fellows

Nine Wellcome Trust-funded researchers have been made Fellows of the Royal Society. In total 60 outstanding scientists have been recognised for their contribution to science.

News | 17 April 2014

Full scholarship available for science graduate to study at film school

The Wellcome Trust is offering a full scholarship to enable a biomedical science PHD graduate to study at the National Film and Television School (NFTS).

News | 10 April 2014

Wellcome Trust responds to announcement of science A-level reforms

The Wellcome Trust expresses concern that Ofqual has announced that it is going ahead with plans to change the way that science practical work is assessed at A level.

News | 2 April 2014

Bursaries available for the Global Forum on Bioethics in Research satellite meeting

The Wellcome Trust is offering a series of bursaries to enable participants to attend the 2014 Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR) satellite meeting in Mexico, to explore, discuss and debate the ethics of conducting research on humans in low- and middle-income countries.

Open Access

News | 28 March 2014

The cost of open access publishing: a progress report

The Wellcome Trust recently published details of how much it spent on open access publishing in the year 2012-2013 in an attempt to make the debate around the costs of open access publishing more evidence-based. The data we released fuelled much discussion online and Robert Kiley, Head Digital Services at the Wellcome Library, gives an update…

Opinion | 28 March 2014

The cost of open access publishing: a progress report

When Wellcome published details of how much it spent on open access publishing in the year 2012–13 it fuelled much online discussion. Robert Kiley, head of digital services at the Wellcome Library, gives an update.

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